The application will be open starting Nov 2022
7-weeks online program will start in March 2023
Fuelarts strategic advisory accelerator program helps Art+Tech and NFT startup founders create an advisory board and move from pre-seed to seed stage
- The best investment a startup can make early on, may be the selection of its advisory board.

- we help international Art+Tech and NFT startup founders create a professional advisory board and move from pre-seed to seed-stage

- The program has been specifically tailored to sourcing and vetting companies for the new fund, which has a target of investing into 2-3 top-performing graduates per batch after program completion.
March – April 2023

Weekly mentoring sessions

Apply, sign documents, take a 2-month strategic advisory acceleration program that allows you to create a professional advisory board and move your startup from the pre-seed to seed-stage
May 2023

All participants of the acceleration program will take part in the demo day with invited external angel investors and VC funds
May 2023

Invitation to discuss potential investments from the fund

In addition, all participants of the acceleration program will be invited to discuss potential investments from our fund
Eligibility Criteria
- innovative startup from any country
- beyond concept stage (preferably wit0 functional MVP)
- seed, or early-growth stage
- strong potential to achieve product-market fit and establish ongoing operation
- in 2022, Fuelarts accepts enquiries from the startups based on the six sections of the ART/NFT markets:
Education, Artists, Provenance, Collectors
Staffing, Shipping, Storage, Inventory Management
Auction & Dealer Sales, Marketing Activity, Indices, Forecasting
Marketplaces, Lending, Contracts, Payments, Pricing, Investments
DeFi, Game Art
Fuelarts Strategic Advisory Accelerator has extensive expertise in scaling international founders in the Art+Tech and NFT markets. We provide advice and mentoring from industry experts, helping startups navigate this complex market entering. Our program has a well-crafted structure that covers all the necessary elements.
Denis Belkevich, General Partner, Fuelarts
program outline
1-st week
1-st week
Kickoff: Program Introduction
Get a feel for the Fuelarts' ecosystem, meet the team and pitch your startup.
1-st week
1-st week
Strategy: 1-on-1 Sessions
Develop a clear, long-term vision and roadmap for your business and team with Fuelarts' experts
2-nd week to 7-th week
2-nd week to 7-th week
Business Development: 1-on-1 Business Workshops (1-2 a Week)
• Deeper understand the markets, boost Product-Market Fit, obtain feedback from potential customers, adapt an appropriate pricing and business model.

• Learn the best practices in Sales, Marketing & Go-to-Market Strategy, leverage expert mentor guidance to test marketing channels.

• Learn best market outreach practices and start working on building partnerships.
2-nd week to 7-th week
2-nd week to 7-th week
Fundraising: 1-on-1 Business Workshops (1-2 a Week)
• Learn to pitch and communicate clearly and effectively, develop a concise pitch for your product, get networking and communication tips from experts.

• Obtain feedback from relevant mentors and investors regarding key traction targets and milestones. Get finance modelling workshop.

• Learn how to be prepared for fundraising and to work with investor pipeline

• Get a weekly opportunity to practice your pitch in front of a qualified judge panel (experts, entrepreneurs, angels and VCs). Get relevant feedback and grow your network weekly.
7-th week
7-th week
Closing session
  • Natasha Le Tanneur
    Over 15 years of experience in all aspects of taking a start-up from concept to full funding and successful acquisition by Christie's Auction House.
    Founder of ArtPaie, Former Sales Lead Artnet & Collectrium

  • Katya Kohen
    Over 10 years of entrepreneurial experience in the startup ecosystem and corporate world. Invested in and mentored over 100 startups. Partner of Amedeo Global Investment Group, Ex-Executive Director Starta Ventures. Co-founder FMoney Club

  • Diego Berrio
    Investor & Advisor in VC, PE, Private lending, Corporate Finance, and Strategic Planning. Diego has excelled in fundraising, capital deployment as well as in financial management and strategic advisory. Managing Partner at Amadeo VC, NY

  • Petr Voynitskiy
    BusDev Director with 15 years of experience, founder of RadioButton Tech Production. For the last 5 years, Petr has been developing software solutions such as blockchain ecosystems as Sansera - a multi-purpose software for token issuance

  • Maria Savelieva
    Established brand manager and marketing/digital marketing specialist in strategic media planning/finance and project development for 13 years in advertising agencies and retail trade companies like Lacoste, G-Star, Ecco, Camper etc.

  • Tim Kompanchenko
    "Technology is not replacing what's happening in the art market. It's only enhancing it." — Timothy Kompanchenko, Artory's CTO. Former CTO & Innovation Lead Christie's

  • Danny Setiawan
    Founder of CoCreate Consulting, the combination of Enterprise, startup, and educational experience. Yahoo! Finance, The Economist, PwC, Pitney Bowes, and more

  • Terry Choi
    The experienced investor and entrepreneur with a history of working in the private capital market. Financial analyst for Amadeo Global Investment Group