Our Services

Vertical Media is a nonprofit corporation (DOS ID: 6929158) registered in the state of New York, financed through a combination of grants, donations, advertisements, and initiatives, such as The Vertical LEAP (Linking Entrepreneurs with Accelerator Programs).

What we do

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Startup Scouting

The Vertical LEAP fosters cross-border relationships between tech accelerators and high-potential startups, especially those from emerging markets.

Storytelling Workshops

We organize workshops for immigrant entrepreneurs to help them share their stories effectively and inspire others.

Educational Content

The Vertical features Interviews with immigrant founders and experts in the field, providing insights and advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Funding Support

We connect immigrant entrepreneurs to grants, loans, and other funding opportunities to support their businesses and the social causes they believe in.

Mentorship Program

Our programs pair immigrant entrepreneurs with experienced business leaders who provide guidance, support, and advice.

Resource Library

Our rich repository of resources, including articles, podcasts, webinars and other content helps immigrant entrepreneurs learn new skills, develop their businesses, and overcome challenges.

Partnerships & Collaborations

We develop partnerships with other organizations that share our mission to support immigrant entrepreneurs and promote diversity in the business world.

Training Programs

We offer programs that teach immigrant entrepreneurs practical skills, such as marketing, finance, and management.
All of our services are tailored to suit your needs and help you
connect with the right startup at the right time.

About The Vertical LEAP

The Vertical LEAP is the bridge to international expansion for startups and other players of the tech ecosystem. We specialize in connecting accelerators, mentorship programs and other startup providers with high-potential tech talent from across the globe.

Founded in 2021, LEAP’s mission is to facilitate and foster cross-border relationships between tech accelerators and high-potential startups, especially those from emerging markets.

Our team is made up of industry experts, international media relations specialists, and seasoned entrepreneurs. We are passionate about breaking down geographical barriers and opening up a world of opportunities for both accelerators and startups.

Discover a world of untapped potential and let us guide your expansion journey.

Explore Our Services

International Network Building

Our primary service is to help startup accelerators to expand their networks internationally. We leverage our connections and market knowledge to identify potential startups that align with your vision and strategic goals.

Outreach Programs

We coordinate outreach programs aimed at scouting promising startups, especially in Western and Eastern Europe, India, and Latin America. This includes organizing meetups, startup competitions, and virtual networking events.

Partnership with Local Institutions

We establish strategic partnerships with local institutions like universities, technology parks, and other startup ecosystems in target countries. This aids in identifying startups early in their journey, thus offering the opportunity to mold them to fit your accelerator program.

Leveraging Local Ambassadors

We work with local ambassadors, influential figures in the startup ecosystem of target countries, advocating for your accelerator program. This approach ensures credibility and trust in the local community.

Digital Marketing and PR Campaigns

To increase your visibility, we run targeted digital marketing and PR campaigns in the local language and context, making sure your accelerator resonates with the local startup scene.

Scouting Startups

All of our services are tailored to suit your needs and help you connect with the right startup at the right time.



  • Find startups around the globe, standardize their presentations and data
  • Select the best fits according to your selection criteria 
  • Present info in comfortable format
  • Choose those who meet your criteria
  • Bring startups to your door

You only have to specify criteria and approve representation templates. We search for startups around the globe and make a selection of the best fitting, meet their teams, check the data, and collect the missing pieces.

We provide a selection of high quality startups that fit your criteria and goals, standardized presentation for each startup, and common denominators based on your criteria: business model canvas, financial planning, market research. We ensure easy comparison and choice so you could find the perfect fit to your criteria and goals. 

  • We provide access to a wide pool of startups around the globe. 
  • You will be be the first to spot the best ideas
  • We scout ‘gems’ for you and ease your decision making
  • We increase brand awareness so that you can grow and expand 
  • We enhance your image, global presence and influence
  • Our dedicated team of representatives in the U.S., Europe, Southeast Asia, etc. includes experts with backgrounds in finance, marketing communications, journalism, consulting, VC, and more. 
  • We have a wide network of partners around the globe 
  • We cooperate with universities, mentors, hubs, accelerators, media and communities globally
  • Ready to expand your horizons and venture into the global startup scene? Reach out to us today.