Futureworks NYC has aggregated a list of hardware accelerators and incubators for companies in the ecosystem to reference and leverage for partnerships, fundraising, mentorship, and more. Please note that Futureworks NYC is not officially partnered with these organizations, and this information is provided only as a reference tool.
Mountain View, CA
500 Startups is a venture capital firm on a mission to discover and back the world’s most talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving global ecosystems. We are one of the most active seed stage venture capital firms in the world. Since our inception in Silicon Valley, 500 Startups has invested in over 2,000 companies via our 4 global funds and 14 microfunds dedicated to either specific geographic markets or verticals. Our 100+ team members are located in multiple locations worldwide, with 500 Startups’ global portfolio of investments spanning over 60 countries
San Francisco, CA
The Alchemist Accelerator is an accelerator exclusively for startups whose revenue comes from enterprises, not consumers. We are passionate about the needs of enterprise seed ventures, and believe they are different enough to warrant a program specifically for them. The accelerator focuses on enterprise customer development, sales (direct and online), market validation, and a structured path to fundraising. We have the most sought after advisor faculty, guest lecturers, venture capitalists, and Fortune 100 customers primed to be resources for you. And we are very excited about building a fellowship of founders building change the world companies that sell to the enterprise.
AlphaLab Gear is a nationally ranked hardware accelerator in Pittsburgh, PA. We guide early-stage physical product companies through a 21-week customer discovery module and a separate 15-week manufacturing module, with up to $125,000 in total funding.
San Francisco, CA and New York, NY
AngelPad is a seed-stage accelerator program based in NYC and San Francisco. In the past 5 years we have launched more than 130 companies in 10 cohorts. Every 6 months we select about 12 teams from a huge pool of applicants (usually around 2000) to work with us.
New York, NY
Our 13-week programme provides companies with a wide range of resources. We have 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.
Salt Lake City, UT
At BoomStartup we help great startups find an optimal business model, create a minimal viable product that is revenue-ready, execute into revenue generation, and make connections to customers and investors.
HARDWARE.co is a global community and accelerator for entrepreneurs, industry professionals and makers dedicated to the creation of innovative hardware products and companies. HARDWARE.co is made out of several interconnected components to serve, maintain, and grow our community. The HARDWARE.co Accelerator, Lab, Meetups, and Online Platform form a multichannel resource to give community members the opportunity to create leading products and companies. We support every stage of hardware development – from ideas, to prototypes, to investments, and beyond.
San Francisco, CA and Shenzhen, China
We are not your average accelerator. A pioneer in the hardware space and located in the heart of where hardware is born, we’ve been doing this a long time; we know what works, we know what doesn’t. Plus, we’ve invested in more than 250 companies and have a strong track record in helping hardware-enabled startups succeed.
San Francisco, CA and Shenzhen, China
A division of PCH, Highway1 was established in September 2013 and is widely viewed as one of the premier hardware accelerators in the world. Highway1 encourages startups to rigorously test their products with customers, validate their market assumptions, and work with world-class industrial designers. Increasingly, many of the companies selected for the Highway1 program have already raised initial venture funds and shipped products. These companies are best able to take advantage of PCH’s product development, manufacturing and global supply chain network.
San Francisco, CA
The LAUNCH Incubator selects 6-8 startups for each of the three yearly sessions: Summer, Fall and Winter. Startup founders meet every Thursday, a notable speaker & product reviews. After 12 weeks of intense product development our startups launch at one of our events.
Santa Monica, CA
Launchpad LA is a startup accelerator for exceptional entrepreneurs. We invest $25k – $100k, offer free office space one block from the Santa Monica beach, and provide access to a massive network of mentors, investors and advisors.
Make in LA
We created Make in LA because we are passionate about hardware innovation. We know the potential to create new platforms and systems, and we know that many people do not fundamentally understand all the hurdles in bringing a hardware product to market.
mHUB Accelerated Incubation
mHUB Accelerated Incubation is a six-month, hands-on startup accelerator focused on the product development and commercialization of early-stage, high-potential hardtech startups. mHUB will focus on startups building and growing demand-driven technologies in industries such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), medical devices, connected buildings and home, communication technologies, smart cities, smart mobility and energy technology. Applications for the MedTech cohort, supported by industry partners Baxter and Edward Elmhurst Health Venture Capital, will open in summer 2021 with the program commencing in Chicago in Q4. MedTech is the second vertical accelerator cohort of six that will launch over the next three and a half years and be supported by mHUB’s Product Impact Fund. More information on the accelerator and the Product Impact Fund can be found at www.mhubaccelerator.com.
Level of funding provided$130,000
Application deadlineAugust 31, 2021
Contact Email: Heather Walsh, Executive Director of the MedTech cohort ([email protected])
Contact Phone Number: 773-882-4593
New York, NY
R/GA Accelerator taps into emerging classes of products, highlighting companies working with hardware, software and data in compelling ways for consumers and businesses.
San Francisco, CA, Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China
IoT is a market that looks like no other. And to succeed in it, you need a partner that looks like no other. You need a partner that is equally adept at supporting companies at all stages of their growth as they are confronted with these challenges. This is the foundation on which ReadWrite Labs has emerged.
We curate, coach and connect the right startups with the right channels – through retailers, carriers, utilities, service providers and more – to reach more customers and create value for their businesses.
Each year, we choose over 300 companies to join our three month mentorship-driven accelerator, investing $120K and providing hands-on mentorship and access to the Techstars Network for life.
Techstars Retail, in partnership with Target
Techstars Retail, in partnership with Target is a three-month intensive startup accelerator focused on bringing new technology, experiences, products, and solutions to retail. Ten companies will be selected and work with mentors from the Techstars network and within Target. If you want to experience the proven methodology of Techstars and disrupt retail with Target as it embarks on a new phase on innovation in its stores and online, this is the program for you.