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Are you a startup owner looking for an investment, office space, mentorship or overall help with developing your idea into a thriving business?

One of the ways to do so is to apply for a startup accelerator program.

We have already prepared a list of the best startup accelerator programs in Europe, so today we want to share with you a list of programs taking part in the US, aiming to help founders successfully develop their startups. Enjoy!

Best startup accelerator programs in the US in  2019

Impact Miami Business Model Validation Lab 2019

Deadline: April 21, 2019 | Apply here
Location: Miami, FL

Impact Miami is a Business Model Validation Lab in partnership with Uncharted hosted at the Idea Center of Miami Dade College. This accelerator is for early-stage, local entrepreneurs who are tackling social and environmental challenges.

The Business Model Validation Lab is designed to do one thing: provide entrepreneurs with a step-by-step methodology to rapidly and systematically validate their venture’s business model.

OnRamp Insurance Accelerator 2019

Deadline: April 28, 2019 | Apply here
Dates: June 6 – August 28/29
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

Each year, the OnRamp Insurance Accelerator, with Allianz Life and Securian Financial, invests in five insurtech startups who participate in a three-month, concierge accelerator program in Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Each startup receives a cash investment of $100,000, office space and access to gener8tor’s global network of mentors and investors.

SkyDeck Berkeley Acceleration Method 2019

Deadline: April 30, 2019 | Apply here
Location: Berkeley, CA

The SkyDeck Berkeley Acceleration Method is a 6-month acceleration process for promising startups in any vertical who are affiliated with UC Berkeley, any UC campus, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, or global founders.

Between 15 and 20 selected Cohort teams receive a $100K investment for the equivalent of 5% equity at a $2 million cap SAFE note from The Berkeley SkyDeck Fund.

Boomtown The Farm Fall Accelerator 2019

Deadline: May 1, 2019 | Apply here
Dates: August 26-November 15, 2019
Location: Atlanta, GA

10 startups are invited to participate in a 12-week world-class accelerator program. The program is powered by Boomtown Accelerators, a Boulder, Colorado-based accelerator that has invested in more than 100 startups, of which 86% are in operation, 60% are generating revenue and 75% have raised funding

Teams selected for each cohort receive $20,000 in seed capital and an additional estimated $1.7 million in perks. In addition, companies taking part in the program gain valuable connections to enthusiastic mentors and investors.

Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars 2019

Deadline: May 12, 2019 | Apply here
 September 9 – December 5, 2019
Location: New York, NY

The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is helping start-ups take their businesses to the next level and transform the world.

The 13-week programme provides companies with a wide range of resources. There will be an extensive group of mentors hand-picked from some of the world’s leading talent, including influential Barclays executives and the powerful Techstars global network. And it’s all happening in the heart of NYC.

gener8tor Minnesota 2019

Deadline: May 12, 2019 | Apply here
June 27 – September 20, 2019
Location: Minnesota

gener8tor is a nationally ranked accelerator that invests in high-growth startups. Three times a year we invest $100K in each of five startups who receive a concierge experience during our 12-week accelerator program.

gener8tor invests in high-growth startups, including software, IT, web, SaaS, life science, medtech, e-commerce and hardware.

Founder Friendly Labs Summer Class 2019

Deadline: May 15, 2019 | Apply here
Location: Palo Alto, CA

Founder Friendly Labs (FFL) is the equity-free startup accelerator for experienced tech industry professionals.

Created by startup founders and alumni of Google, Stanford, and MIT, FFL Startup Accelerator helps entrepreneurs overcome the challenges inherent in starting a company.

Startups receive over $200k in credits from partners including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), First Republic Bank, and HubSpot.

Acceleprise San Francisco 2019

Deadline: May 15, 2019 | Apply here
Dates: June 10- October 16
San Francisco, CA

Acceleprise San Francisco launched to provide entrepreneurs with an opportunity to tap into the extensive network of great enterprise companies, mentors and investors the Bay Area has to offer.

It’s a 4-month program focused on getting the companies access to mentors and educational programming to accelerate execution of best practices, introductions to early adopters of technology with the goal of closing their first few paying clients and opportunities to have meaningful conversations with early stage investors.

WeWork Food Labs 2019/20

Deadline: May 15, 2019 | Apply here
Dates: October 1, 2019 – March 1, 2020
 New York

To propel the We Company’s global commitment to sustainability, WeWork Food Labs will invest over $1M in food and agriculture startups.

The Food Labs accelerator is WeWork’s direct arm for this investment in early stage food startups, that are positively impacting the future of sustainable food.

HYPE Spin Accelerator 2019

Deadline: May 31, 2019 | Apply here
3 months
Location: New Yor, NY

HYPE Sports Innovation (HYPE) operates a sports-tech startup accelerator network in partnership with 12 leading academic institutions and sports clubs around the world.

To meet growing demand and global trends, HYPE established a new global accelerator titled HYPE SPIN ACCELERATOR for Blockchain Applications in Sports and eSports. The accelerator is a 3-months program delivered almost entirely online and is aimed at early stage, seed and round A startups looking to validate their core use cases and the market’s specific needs.

Le Créative Lab North America 2019

Deadline: May 31, 2019 | Apply here
Dates: November 4-12, 2019
Location: New York, NY

Le Créative Lab North America is the first program for innovative French tech companies working in the culture, entertainment, creative and leisure industries.

8 innovative French companies will follow a North-American crash course with local experts and professionals to better understand both markets and their respective business practices. They will also streamline their development project and have opportunities to find potential future partners for accelerated growth in North America.

Tech Wildcatters Summer 2019

Deadline: May 31, 2019 | Apply here
Location: Dallas, TX

Tech Wildcatters is a mentorship-driven accelerator with a focus on training startups to thrive far beyond the pitch deck or demo day.

Its unique milestone program pushes founders, level-by-level, through specific business- and product-based requirements needed to build their startups into sustainable businesses.

G4C Accelerator NYC 2019

Deadline: May 31, 2019 | Apply here
Location: New York, NY

Games for Change Accelerator empowers social impact games, esports, and XR development through funding, mentoring, go-to market planning, on-going business development, and continuous support.

Conscious Venture Lab 2019

Deadline: June 3, 2019 | Apply here
Dates: August 5- December 6, 2019
Location: Baltimore, MD

A 4 month immersion program aimed at accelerating conscious entrepreneurs to traction and revenue. It invests $100K in purpose driven startups in exchange for 8% equity and the opportunity to become a part of a new community of sustainable businesses, thinkers, mentors and investors.

Desai Accelerator 2019

Deadline: August 1, 2019 | Apply here
Duration: 16 weeks
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Desai Accelerator is a professional business accelerator open to early-stage, tech-enabled startups.

Desai provides entrepreneurs with an investment of up to $50k in founder-friendly funding, expert mentors from across the country and a thriving local entrepreneurial ecosystem and more!

Y Combinator 2019

Deadline: Fall 2019 | Apply here
Location: Silicon Valley, CA

Y Combinator provides seed funding for startups. Seed funding is the earliest stage of venture funding. It pays your expenses while you’re getting started.

The startups move to Silicon Valley for 3 months, during which they work intensively to get the company into the best possible shape and refine their pitch to investors. Each cycle culminates in Demo Day, when the startups present their companies to a carefully selected, invite-only audience.

500 Startups 2019

Application process TBA
Location: San Francisco, CA

Starting a company is solitary and challenging. Working with other people going through the same challenges makes a huge difference.

You’ll get access to a network of 1000+ founders, 200+ mentors, and the staff, who will give you guidance when you need it the most.

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