Join the Accelerate24 Family

Our Accelerate24 program is mentorship-driven 3 month accelerator where we work with select early-stage startups to validate and scale business model potential, collaborate with advisors and peers, get hands on mentorship, and ultimately launch, grow, fund, and build defensible and scalable products in Marketplace, SaaS, Enterprise and Emerging Technology categories.

While the Accelerate24 program is 3 months long, we support ventures for a full year post program entry with continued mentorship, guidance, collaboration, exposure, and connecting them to partners in the ecosystem.

Apply for the summer cohort

Spring Cohort 2017

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Participating Mentors



Suresh Harikrishnan
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Aaron Enatsky
Hubbs, Enatsky & Auito



Heather Marie Newlin
In Transition, Previously BAE and Northrop Grumman



Vikas Grover
Open Source



Lokesh Kumar
Urgent.ly Inc



Callye Keen




Jeyamariappan Ganapathy
Samatva Wealth Management LLC



Shiva Thirumazhusai
Nasotech



Mike Ravenscroft
MACH37



Lax Gopisetty
Accenture & Hyd Angels



Jonathan Altman
Capital One



John Yu
Office Evolution



Azeem Khan
Confidential



Tricia Ratliff
Scaled Markets



Dannielle Hawk
Hawk Coaching & Consulting



Michael Reyes
Bank of America Merrill Lynch



Kiran Yeddala




Larry Cynkin
GreenBar



Kevin Ringham
Tiger Team Consulting, LLC



Keith Fowler




Ganesh Tayi
BizBeacon

  • Timeline

  • Ends Jan 31

    Startup Pitches

    Submit your applications, interview with the program director, pitch to our mentor community

  • Feb 1 - 28

    Business Modeling

    Work with SI senior advisors 1-on-1 to get your business model, roadmap and strategy outline in place.

  • Feb 14 - 28

    Mentor Matchmaking

    Review and tweak your business model and roadmap with your lead mentor, hit the ground running with as the cohort kicks off!

  • Mar 1 - May 15

    Cohort sessions

    Meet weekly, review progress with peers and SI advisors, work 1-on-1 with mentors or in mastermind groups to refine strategies, get sessions on strategies you want to learn, work with us to get introduction to our network partners, pitch and network at the socials, brainstorm, validate, launch, grow, scale business strategies.

  • May 16 - 31

    Pre-Graduation huddle

    Discuss progress, are you steadily meeting your goals? Progressing through the framework? Ready to pitch on demo day?

  • Jun 1 - 30

    Post-Graduation Hotseat

    1 month of continuous and heavy support from cohort members, mentors, and SI to really get you ready to "be on your own" additionally get artifacts, and presentations ready for demo day, and get support in taking the next steps in your startup journey

  • June 15

    Spring Cohort Demo Day

    Pitch to the SI community and supporters

  • Onwards to Feb 2019

    Community Support

    Stay connected to the community, continue to access support from mentors, partners, and community members. Also help the community by volunteering, providing thought leadership, and helping the next gen of startups.

Community Events

Cohort Sponsors



AWS Activate




HubSpot




Patent Portfolio Builders




Office Evolution Tysons