i/o ventures is a Silicon Valley accelerator program managed by partners from companies like MySpace and BitTorrent, and committed investor and mentor network of founders from companies like Mint, YouTube, Digg, Yelp, Rackspace, TechCrunch, and VentureHacks. Over 120 investors are present at Demo Days and over 80% of i/o Ventures companies have received follow-on funding.
For Waves companies: i/o Ventures has one of the richest network of mentors that can help entrepreneurs with questions and guidance, and they fully share it with Waves companies. Additionally, i/o Ventures provides shared office space in San Francisco for any Waves company traveling to Silicon Valley.
Golden Gate Ventures
Entrepreneurs need seed funding, experienced mentors, and a strong network of seasoned professionals and peers. Golden Gate Ventures will help foster this environment, build stronger ties to Silicon Valley, and promote Southeast Asia as Asia’s hub of new technology and innovation. As a seed-level investment firm, Golden Gate Ventures looks at a wide range of companies and are always happy to co-invest with other investors that can help bring value to the table.
For Waves companies: If you want to expand to Asia, these folks know how to do it.
As a group, Savannah Fund's partners have extensive executive and investment experience with start-up technology companies, and have each managed successful incubation projects. Since 2012, they have made 15 investments in Africa focused startups including Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa. These startups have raised over $8M in seed and venture capital funding & generated over 100 jobs.
For Waves companies: If you want to expand to Africa, these are your guys.
GameFounders is the 1st gaming startup accelerator in Europe. They offer 80+ gaming gurus, CEOs and developers as mentors, seed capital up to €15k for a 9% share in your company, game-targeted partnership deals, game incubator with 3-months of free office space in a cool brand-new building in Tallinn - Estonia, access to networks of gaming contacts, and access to gaming investment funds, VCs and angels.
For Waves companies: If you want to expand to Europe or need guidance in your game-related company, they can help.
Wayra is Telefonica's global tech accelerator with 300+ startups and 14 offices in Europe and Latam. They offer seed funding, coaching & mentoring, beautiful work-space, access to their global network of Wayra Academies, fast-track to future funding, and the potential to unlock the power of 300+ million Telefónica customers globally.
For Waves companies: Wayra could hop in with follow-on funding and mentoring through their program.