Accelerators provide a short and intense incubation period
to nurture startup businesses. The goal of acclerators
is to turn business ideas into prototypes or products that
are ready for market in a manner of months. Some
Accelerators focus on specific industries while others have
no specific industry focus and will accept any type of
business. Accelerators can be physical or virtual.
Physical utilizes the office space provided by the
Accelerators and Virtual enables you to work from home.
Accelerators provides the following benefits to startups:
they provide office space and shared facilities (such as
conference rooms) at no cost.
access to a phone
system while utilizing their office space.
high speed access to the internet.
connect you with
experienced entrepreneurs for advice and mentoring.
Accelerators provide funding and in return takes an equity
stake in your company that ranges from 2-10 percent.
They also help you with seeking additional funding by
linking you up with other Venture Capitalists.
provides accounting advice and assistance.
advice and assistance.
the oppportunity to network with other entrepreneurs.
Acceptance into an Accelerator program is by invitation.
You first have to find an Accelerator that is specific to
your industry and apply through their website and wait for
Use the links below to find Accelerators specifric to your
industry and in your area. You can sort each column by
clicking on it.