Announcing WPBeginner Growth Accelerator Fund (Round 2)

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Final 12 months, I made a decision to do one thing that was by no means executed earlier than within the WordPress neighborhood. I created the WPBeginner Development Accelerator, first-ever development fund centered solely on WordPress companies. Right this moment, I need to take the thrilling steps and open up the second spherical of functions in addition to share the outcomes from final 12 months.

Introducing WPBeginner Growth Fund Round 2

We all know that independence is likely one of the major the explanation why individuals need to create a enterprise within the first place, and it’s additionally one of many the explanation why companies succeed. Our objective is to intervene as little as doable with the each day.

We imagine that founders of WordPress-focused corporations are nice at hacking. We need to empower them with our framework and sources to do exactly that.

Most buyers provide a mixture of cash and assist. In our case, cash is by far the smaller part. We need to share our expertise, data, and sources (collectively “needle-movers”) to assist founders unlock excessive income development.

We are going to provide numerous recommendation, however we are going to by no means power anybody to take it.

The sort of recommendation that we are going to give actually can’t be purchased as a result of only a few corporations have the WordPress-specific insights like we do. And those who do are usually not within the enterprise of consulting.

Me together with different Superior Motive companions will hand-pick a small group of WordPress corporations to take a position and work with. And no, we gained’t ask you to maneuver to the Bay Space or one other huge metropolis.

When you have an present WordPress centered enterprise, then you possibly can apply right here.

We are going to assessment your software and invite essentially the most promising corporations to have a sequence of conversations with us. We are going to make our funding resolution shortly after that.

As soon as funded, we are going to work carefully with you to determine the expansion levers in what you are promoting and make it easier to implement the suitable processes to take what you are promoting to the subsequent degree.

Under are among the advantages that you should have entry to:

  • Our playbooks for product growth, development, and operations.
  • Workplace Hours with Superior Motive Companions (together with me)
  • Workplace Hours with Different Business Specialists
  • Bi-Annual Mastermind Conferences
  • Publicity on our media properties and entry to our PR workforce
  • Non-public Founders Slack


If you have already got a WordPress-focused enterprise, then you possibly can fill out the applying beneath.

Essential Notice: this fund is for present WordPress-focused companies (i.e WordPress plugins, themes, and providers) which were round for at the very least six months.

Deadline: Functions will likely be closed on September 30th, 2019

All info you submit beneath are confidential. We’re additionally open to signing a NDA if that helps – merely ask within the request beneath :)

(Record as Metropolis, State, Nation – for instance: Miami, FL, USA)

(Pending lawsuits, co-founders who’ve left, and many others.)

Ultimate Ideas

I’m dedicated to the WordPress ecosystem, and I’ve two major objectives with this fund:

  1. Assist WordPress-focused corporations succeed
  2. Assist introduce extra user-focused WordPress merchandise

Should you like a particular WordPress merchandise that you simply suppose we must always spend money on, then please attain out to them and allow them to know concerning the development accelerator fund.

Yours Really,
Syed Balkhi
Founding father of WPBeginner

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