Resources

Early Stage Startup Incubators and Accelerators

Southern California

  1. Santa Monica, CA – Amplifyhttp://www.amplify.la
  2. Pasadena, – Idealabhttp://www.idealab.com
  3. K5http://www.K5launch.com
  4. LaunchPad- http://www.launchpadla.com
  5. Mucker Labshttp://www.muckerlabs.com
  6. Originate
  7. Mind Science- http://www.science-inc.com
  8. Silicon Beach
  9. Start Enginehttp://www.startengine.com
  10. Upstart LA- http://www.upstartla.com
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  11. Ann Arbor, MI – SPARK Business Acceleratorhttp://www.annarborusa.org/start-ups/spark-business-accelerator/
  12. Atlanta, GA – Shotput Ventureshttp://www.shotputventures.com
  13. Athens, Greece – OpenFundhttp://theopenfund.com
  14. Austin, TX – Capital Factoryhttp://www.capitalfactory.com
  15. Austin, TX – TechRanch Austinhttp://techranchaustin.com
  16. Bangalore, India – iAcceleratorhttp://iaccelerator.org
  17. Bangalore, India – The Morpheushttp://www.themorpheus.com (formerly Morpheus Venture Partners – http://www.morpheusventure.com)
  18. Bangalore, India – Upstart.inhttp://www.upstart.in/programs.html
  19. Barcelona, Spain – SeedRockethttp://www.seedrocket.com
  20. Belfast, Northern Ireland – StartVI (Start 6)http://www.startvi.com
  21. Berkley, CA – Berkley Ventureshttp://www.berkeleyventures.com
  22. Bloomington, IN – Sproutboxhttp://www.sproutbox.com
  23. Boulder, CO / Boston, MA / Seattle, WA – TechStarshttp://www.techstars.org
  24. Boston, MA and other cities – IBM Smartcamphttp://www.ibm.com/ie/smarterplanet/smartcamp/
  25. Boston, MA – Start@Sparkhttp://www.sparkcapital.com/start/
  26. Cambridge, UK – Springboardhttp://springboard.red-gate.com
  27. Champaign, IL – iVentures10http://www.iventures10.com
  28. Chicago, IL – Excelerate Labshttp://www.exceleratelabs.com
  29. China – Innovation Workshttp://en.innovation-works.com/
  30. Copenhagen, Denmark – Startupbootcamphttp://www.startupbootcamp.dk
  31. Dalian, China – China Acceleratorhttp://chinaccelerator.com
  32. Dallas, TX – Tech Wildcattershttp://techwildcatters.com
  33. Detroit, MI – Bizdom Uhttp://www.bizdom.com
  34. Dublin, Ireland – NDRC’s Launch Padhttp://www.ndrc.ie/projects/entrepreneurial-internships/
  35. England – The Difference Enginehttp://thedifferenceengine.eu
  36. Greenville, SC – NextStarthttp://www.nextstart.org
  37. Hamburg, Germany – HackFwdhttp://hackfwd.com
  38. Houston, TX – Houston Tech Centerhttp://www.houstontech.org
  39. Italy – H-Farmhttp://www.h-farmventures.com
  40. Italy – Working Capitalhttp://www.workingcapital.telecomitalia.it/2010/03/koinup-selezionata/
  41. Jordan – Oasis 500http://arabcrunch.com/2010/06/oasis-500-a-startup-accelerator-to-launch-in-august.html (launching in August – no specific site yet)
  42. Lexington, MA / Menlo Park, CA – Summer@Highland Capitalhttp://www.hcp.com/summer/
  43. Lexington, KY – The Awesome Inc. Experiencehttp://awesomeinc.org/the-awesome-experience
  44. Limerick, Ireland – The Greenhousehttp://greenhouselimerick.com
  45. Lisbon, Portugal – Maverick/SeedCapitalhttp://maverick.pt http://seedcapital.pt
  46. London, UK – Seedcamphttp://www.seedcamp.com
  47. Los Angeles, CA – LaunchPadLAhttp://www.launchpad.la
  48. Madrid, Spain – Tetuan Valley Startup Schoolhttp://www.tetuanvalley.com
  49. Menlo Park, CA – Lightspeed Venture Partners Summer Grantshttp://lightspeedvp.com/summergrants.aspx
  50. Montreal, Ca – BOLIDEAhttp://blog.bolidea.com
  51. Montreal, Ca – Flow Ventures Accelerator Programhttp://www.flowventures.com
  52. Montreal, Ca – Montreal Startuphttp://montrealstartup.com
  53. Mountain View, CA – Y Combinatorhttp://www.ycombinator.com
  54. Nashville, TN – JumpStart Foundryhttp://www.jumpstartfoundry.com
  55. New York, NY – FirstGrowth Venture Networkhttp://www.firstgrowthvn.com
  56. New York, NY – The Hatcheryhttp://www.hatchery.vc
  57. New York, NY – NYC SeedStarthttp://www.nycseed.com/seedstart.html
  58. Orange County, CA – OCTANe LaunchPadhttp://www.octaneoc.org
  59. Orem, Utah – BoomStartuphttp://boomstartup.com
  60. Phoenix, AZ – Gangplankhttp://gangplankhq.com
  61. Philadelphia, PA – DreamIt Ventureshttp://www.dreamitventures.com
  62. Philadelphia, PA – Startl – partners with DreamIt Ventures – http://startl.org/apply/accelerator-apply/
  63. Pittsburgh, PA – AlphaLabhttp://alphalab.org
  64. Portland, OR – The Portland Tenhttp://www.portlandten.com
  65. Providence, RI – Betaspringhttp://www.betaspring.com
  66. Redwood City, CA – Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) Seed Programhttp://www.svase.org
  67. San Francisco, CA – The Start Projecthttp://thestartproject.com
  68. San Diego, CA – Springboard program at CONNECT.orghttp://www.connect.org/springboard/
  69. San Francisco, CA – i/o Ventures – http://www.ventures.io
  70. Seattle, WA – Founders Co-ophttp://www.founderscoop.com
  71. Silicon Valley – PayPal Startup Acceleratorhttp://www.x.com/community/ppx/xspaces/accelerator
  72. Singapore – Neoteny Labshttp://www.neotenylabs.com
  73. Singapore – Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI)http://jfdi.asia
  74. Sydney, Australia – SeedAcceleratorhttp://www.seedaccelerator.com
  75. Taipei, Taiwan – appWorks Ventures Incubator Programhttp://appworks.tw/incubator/
  76. Toronto, Canada – Extreme Venture Partners Universityhttp://www.extremevp.com/university/
  77. Tokyo, Japan – Open Network Labhttp://www.onlab.jp
  78. Utah – Startup Utahhttp://startuputah.com
  79. Vancouver, Canada – BootupLabshttp://bootuplabs.com
  80. Washington, D.C. / Durham, NC – LaunchboxDigitalhttp://www.launchboxdigital.com
  81. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – Impact Ventureshttp://www.impact.org
  82. Wilmington, DE – BetaFishhttp://betafishde.tumblr.com (on Facebook)
  83. Zeeland, MI – Momentumhttp://www.momentum-mi.com
  84. Multiple Locations – The Founder Institutehttp://founderinstitute.com
  85. Unknown Location – Youniversity Ventureshttp://www.youniversityventures.com
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    Social Entrepreneurship

  86. Boulder, Colorado – Unreasonable Institutehttp://www.unreasonableinstitute.org
  87. Philadelphia, PA – GoodCompany Ventureshttp://www.goodcompanyventures.org
  88. India – Dasra Social-Impacthttp://www.dasra.org/dasra-social-impact.htm
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    University-Affiliated Startup Accelerator Programs

  89. Finland – Aalto University – Aalto Bootcamphttp://aaltoes.com/aaltoes-venture-track/bootcamp/
  90. Arizon State University – Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative http://studentventures.asu.edu
  91. Babson College – Summer Venture Programhttp://www3.babson.edu/Newsroom/Releases/Summer-Venture-program.cfm (no specific site avail)
  92. Berkeley Entrepreneurship Laboratoryhttp://entrepreneurship.berkeley.edu/resources/bel.html
  93. College of the Atlantic – Sustainable Ventures Incubatorhttp://www.coa.edu/press-releases_pg1_724.htm
  94. Cornell University – eLabshttp://www.elabstartup.com
  95. Couri Hatchery at Syracuse Universityhttp://whitman.syr.edu/eee/incubator/
  96. Duke University – DUhatchhttp://www.cerc.duke.edu/duhatch
  97. University of Michigan – RPM10http://www.rpmvc.com/rpm10/
  98. University of Michigan’s “Techarb” Business Acceleratorhttp://techarb.org/about/ and http://cfe.engin.umich.edu/businessaccelerator
  99. University of North Carolina – Carolina Launch Pad – http://www.carolinalaunchpad.org
  100. Penn State University – Lion Launch Padhttp://www.lionlaunchpad.org
  101. University of Pennsylvania – Wharton Venture Initiation Programhttp://vip.wharton.upenn.edu
  102. RIT Student Business Development Labhttp://entrepreneurship.rit.edu/business_lab.php (part of the Venture Creations program at RIT http://www.venturecreations.org)
  103. Santa Clara University – Global Social Benefit Incubatorhttp://www.scu.edu/sts/gsbi/
  104. Stanford University – Student Startup Labhttp://sselabs.stanford.edu/
  105. Syracuse University – Start-Up Acceleratorhttp://accelerate.syr.edu/ForStudents/index.aspx
  106. Syracuse Student Sandbox at the Tech Gardenhttp://thetechgarden.com/studentsandbox
  107. Union College – U-Starthttp://www.union.edu/resources/technology/u-start/index.php
  108. The University of Texas at Austin – Texas Venture Labshttp://www.texasventurelabs.net
  109. Virginia Tech – DayOne Ventureshttp://dayoneventures.com
  110. University of Waterloo – VeloCity “Dormcubator” – http://velocity.uwaterloo.ca
  111. Wayne State University – SmartStart Business Development Programhttp://techtownwsu.org/business/smartstart.php
  112. Yale University – Yale Entrepreneurial Institute / Yale Startupshttp://www.yalestartups.com