About Us

About C5

C5 Accelerate is a London, Washington D.C., and Bahrain based technology investment firm. C5 Accelerate is developing a Cloud Accelerator Cluster in the Middle East, Africa and Europe, and the United States, alongside Amazon Web Services (AWS). Its mission is to accelerate best-of-breed start-ups to meet the growth opportunity being created by the geographic expansion of AWS, the world’s leading cloud computing platform. C5 Accelerate currently runs accelerators in Bahrain and Washington D.C.

About Cloud10 Scalerator

C5 in partnership with Tamkeen, EDB and powered by AWS runs one of the first platforms in the region to help young technology firms to grow or scale up with the power of cloud computing. The scalerator offers a unique opportunity to scale-ups to access an array of AWS services, a global platform and a wide network of business leaders and resources to develop a cloud-based commercial strategy, enhancing their ability to innovate and to scale fast.

About the Programme

The eight-week structured program of mentorship is divided into a series of sprints and tutorials that cover all aspects of scaling up, with a focus on scaling using the cloud. To facilitate this, each participant company/organization receives up to $50k AWS credits. The program concludes with a pitch day, when founders have the opportunity to pitch their companies and organizations to potential investors from C5, AWS, and their respective global investor networks. Through the Cloud Accelerator Cluster, C5 aims to create 300 EMEA technology champions over the next four years.

The Curriculum

The curriculam will focus on around basic building blocks to scaling a successful business

Business Development

Operational
Scalaling

Securing
Investment

Customer
Acquisition

Business
Planning

Management
Governance