Benefits

Support for your business during the Brandery Accelerator Program doesn’t end with $20,000 and world class mentorship.


Below you’ll find some of the benefits we’ve compiled to give your company the resources needed to succeed.


Funding Estimated Value
$20K Seed Funding Each startup in the Brandery Accelerator Program will receive a $20,000 grant to help cover expenses for the duration of the program. $20,000
Design Assistance Estimated Value
World-class Design Agency We believe a powerful brand will make or break your startup. The Brandery companies are matched with a world-class design agency in the Cincinnati area to help establish your startup’s brand and visual identity. $25,000
Hosting Estimated Value
Brandery companies receive up to $60,000 of Windows Azure over two years through the MicrosoftBizSpark PlusProgram: Free the first year and 50% off the second year. $60,000
Every Brandery company receives $2,000/month for 12 months in Rackspace hosting credits, and support. $24,000
All Brandery companies get $1,500/month in hosting credit for 12 months (toward both Dedicated Servers and/or Cloud), as well as expert help and advice from SoftLayer’s Innovation Team. $18,000
$10K in AWS Credits (good for 2 years). 12 months of Developer Support. Dedicated account representative. Office hours with AWS Solutions Architect $10,000
Banking
PNC is the official bank of The Brandery. Among other perks, PNC provides a dedicated banking team for Brandery companies, preferred transaction rates and accounts.
Accounting
Clark Schaefer Hackett provides accounting services and assistance to The Brandery companies.
Legal Assistance Estimated Value
Custom company formation, regular weekly office hours and advisement during the program, case-by-case deferral of remaining legal fees until closing of a financing. $15,000
HR Support Estimated Value
Premier Employer Services specializes in helping Companies outsource the operations that don’t make them money, including: management of human resources, employee benefits, payroll and workers’ compensation.Brandery companies receive Premier services at a reduced rate.For a company of 6 employees, savings are approximately $2,100. $2,100