Sector:Education, Energy, Transportation, Finance, Security, Food, Agriculture, Health
1776's purposely chosen challenging, government-dominated markets because our roots in Washington, DC give us proprietary connections, insights, and tools that can be used to drive massive scale revenue growth. The key to it all is connections and learning.

Sector: Frontier technology, Social Media

Betaworks Studios is a new club for builders. Over the past 10 years we built companies, run accelerators, and invested in talent. Now we’re opening our doors and inviting you to join our supportive community of builders in the place we call home. Betaworks is a start-up platform based in New York that focuses on the intersection of media and technology.


Sector: Any/All

AngelPad is a seed-stage accelerator program based in NYC and San Francisco. Since 2010 we have launched more than 140 companies. Every 6 months we select about 15 teams from a huge pool of applicants (usually around 2000) to work with us. While other accelerators have decided to “scale” and take on more and more companies or launch more and more cities, we have stayed true to our original goal: Find awesome companies with founders we like to work with and spend three very intense months with them. This focus has paid off, we have risen to be the #1 Accelerator in the U.S. (based on a real study from MIT/Brown University) and Strictly VC called us the “Anti-Y Combinator“.

Barclays Accelerator

Sector: FinTech

Barclays is an intensive 13-week program with mentorship from some of the smartest minds in the start-up and FinTech worlds.

Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator

Sector: High-potential Fashion Designers, Industrial Designers and Technologists

This accelerator provides designers with the resources they need to transform their ideas into successful businesses.At the core of the BF+DA is the Venture Fellow program, which helps founders of fashion, accessories, home, and technology companies grow their business responsibly. Benefits include a structured mentorship program with one-on-one advisement on finance, brand, sales, marketing, and sustainable strategies, curated events for knowledge sharing and social networking, and a light-filled studio at the BF+DA.


Sector: Financial Services

Bullish is an Accelerator Agency designed for businesses living early in an S-curve. Born out of Consigliere Brand Capital, we are one part Strategic Creative Agency, one part Consumer Investment Firm that deploys capabilities from both worlds to help brands speed the transformation of opportunities into outcomes.

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

Sector: Venture-scalable Businesses

ERA combines seed capital, hands-on help, and a great co-working location with an expert team to positively impact the trajectory of early-stage startups.

Fintech Innovation Lab

Sector: FinTech

The FinTech Innovation Lab is a highly competitive 12-week program that helps early-to growth-stage startup companies refine and test their value proposition with the support of the world’s leading financial service firms.


Sector: Consumer Products, Local Food, Plant-Based Food, Sustainable Seafood, Ag Tech, Food Tech and Food Waste

FoodFutureCo is a Scale-Up Accelerator for established yet small organizations (on track to grossing more than $1 million annually) that are providing unique products and solutions across our food system. Our focus areas include: consumer products, local food, plant-based food, sustainable seafood, ag tech, food tech and food waste.

Fordham Foundry

Sector: Mission-driven Companies

The Foundry grew out of Fordham’s commitment to business that advances society in a way greater and more meaningful than profit. Companies that get their start here share the common thread of sharp thinking about how to financially succeed while adding value to the world.

The Fordham Foundry has strong partnerships with BNP Paribas, Nasdaq, and New York City’s Small Business Services division.

Founder Institute

Sector: Any/All

The Founder Institute, whose mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley", is the world’s premier startup launch program for talented entrepreneurs.Since 2009, we have helped over 3,500 companies raise over $800M and build some of the world's fastest growing companies. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 65 countries, the Founder Institute's mission is to “Globalize Silicon Valley” and empower talented and motivated people to build impactful companies that create one million jobs.

Grand Central Tech

Sector: Any/All

GCT is a community of startups and strategic partners that breaks from the traditional accelerator model by providing an unparalleled value proposition.

J.P. Morgan

Sector: Financial Services

 J.P. Morgan’s In-Residence program builds partnerships with the best and brightest to co-create solutions to wholesale banking and capital markets challenges.

Techstars NYC

Sector:  Any/All

Techstars NYC is one of the top accelerator programs in the world. Less than 1% of founders get accepted through a highly competitive process. Startups get access to world-class mentors, speakers, investors and KPI-focused curriculum. Techstars companies in NYC include Digital Ocean, ClassPass, Plated, BlueCore, Pilot, Tutum and Iris VR.AS a  renowned accelerator, Techstars New York is a rigorous, metrics driven program that offers access to NYC founders and CEOs, top angel investors, venture capitalists and mentors with technical backgrounds. 


Sector:  Health,Education

Dreamit is an accelerator focused on growing early stage companies in the health and education sectors. Since its start in 2008 the program has helped launch over 200 companies, including SeatGeek and Meerkat. The accelerator typically invests between $25,000 and $500,000 in member companies for a five to eight percent equity stake, but there is also a zero equity option.

Made in NY Media Center

Sector:  Media

 Situated on the beautiful waterfront in DUMBO, the Made in NY Media Center is a unique incubator founded as a result of a partnership between the Independent Filmmaker Project, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and the New York City Economic Development Corporation. 

MetaProp NYC

Sector:  Real Estate, Technology 

MetaProp NYC is a growth accelerator for real estate technology companies. The program provides early stage companies with a $25,000 equity investment for six percent of common stock, in addition to a $175,000 convertible note. MetaProp provides later stage companies with custom financing and three percent common advisory shares vesting over three years from the start of the program.