Startup Venture Accelerator

A mentorship-driven 90 day accelerator with cohorts being conducted in the Greater Washington DC Region, yet accelerating startups from many geographies.



Throughout the program,  startup teams not only learn battle-tested best practices and tried and proven methodologies to build scalable and defensible success, they test those in market, and are held to rigorous deliverables and metrics. They work hands on with venture mentors, peers, and accelerator leadership to define strategies, test them, and iterate on their business models, practicing the mindset of market over product.

Throughout the program startups fortify their ventures through:


  • Strategy Development with Mentors

  • Identifying and testing market segments

  • Iterative Solution / Product Adoption tests

  • Revenue Model Analysis and Price Testing

  • Channel Testing

  • Workshops in Governance, Legal, Compliance

  • Talking to investors and understanding what they need to be investment ready


The program has a commitment fee of $400/mo - $1200 total.


It's a highly selective program, where less than 5% of applicants who apply are accepted. 

Applications for upcoming cohort has ended and are being processed. 

Sept 1

Application Deadline

Sept 10

Application Shortlist Announcement

Sept 15

Pitch to a panel for final selection

Sept 15-20

Onboarding & Resource matching & Roadmapping

Sept 20-Dec 19

Cohort sessions Tues 6pm & Sat 10am

Jan 10

Demo Day

Not an curriculum, or test based score, startups are measured on performance, execution, strategy, and customer adoption.


       Meet the next wave of startup leaders who are #pushingforward. 


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ResEssential provides brands access to consumers at home through curated resident programming and experiences.


Viv ships to small businesses all the elements needed to enjoy their own sustainable attractive workplace.


Providing a SMBs a simple and streamlined a ERP/CRM platform at affordable prices.


Providing business messaging that is simple and affordable for teams, clients, and vendors so they can organize easily and collaborate to stay on the same page.

Creative Dates

Providing a platform for individuals planning an outing to find the perfect destination based on criteria they select.


Providing a platform to help aspiring pro gamers to get competition ready through one-on-one lessons from gaming experts.


Citiskopes helps local events and cities engage and re-engage millennials to increase sales and brand recognition through immersive technology providing users unique and hyper-local enriching experiences.


SkyKandy provides a mobile platform where pilots can connect and do what they love by renting locally owned aircrafts.


At Tipboxme, we are digitizing loose change - making it easy to give and receive tips through a simple swipe on your phone.


Providing personalized weather insights for better patient health


Providing an platform that removes friction from the bar industry and helps improve the customer experience, and staff operations.


Providing a skin care roadmap and regimen for individuals to achieve their skin goals through tele-consultations and online support.


Providing a home monitoring device to enable providers with insights to help with early detection and treatment for multiple sclerosis patients.


Easymove is a marketplace for on-demand local, reliable, low-cost full-service moving and delivery help for consumers, and a workforce for moving companies.


Reforming properties to provide authentic, enriching, and quality experiences for vacation travelers, and help owners increase value of their investments.

Healing Playbook

Healing playbook delivers your roadmap to recovery through on-going collaboration between patient and providers.

OffWeGo Trips

Providing a platform that wholesales and streamlines student group travel.


Providing a go-to place for college students to share advice and achievements as they build an online presence and reputation suitable for sharing with employers.


Providing a legally compliant web-based encrypted file transfer solution for businesses where secure and reliable communication is mission critical.

Are you continuously pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone?

Are you willing to demonstrate performance?

Do you listen to advice and feedback?

Do you have skin in the game?
Can you objectively assess yourself and your team?

Are you obsessed with the customer problem?

Have you tried to solve the problem, not just create a product?

If you answered yes, and are ready to take your venture to new heights, apply for our next cohort. 

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