CommunityTech Startup Acceleration Program

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About the Program

Community-Focused Innovation

The CommunityTech Acceleration Program is a specialized initiative designed to empower startups focused on leveraging technology for community betterment. Spanning key sectors like sustainable development, healthcare, education, and financial empowerment, the program offers a curated blend of mentorship, funding, and skill-building workshops. Aimed at both early-stage and growth-phase ventures, the accelerator provides a comprehensive growth roadmap, enabling startups to scale their solutions and deepen their community impact

What We Offer?

Who Should Apply?

To be eligible to participate in the CommunityTech Startup Acceleration Program:

  • The applicant must be the founder or the co-founder of a startup. 
  • The applicant must be a NYC resident.
  • The startup can be in the early stages of development, with a well tested prototype or a minimal viable product ready for launch, or in the growth stage looking to scale.
  • The startup is under five years of operation.
  • The startup has not received more than $10,000 in external funding.
  • The applicant is able to present a clear and viable business plan.


Join the Movement

Be Part of the Community Transformation Journey

Ready to make a lasting impact? By joining the CommunityTech Startup Acceleration Program, you’re not just building a startup; you’re joining a movement committed to leveraging technology for community betterment. Become part of a growing network of visionaries, change-makers, and community leaders. Together, we can drive innovation, foster inclusivity, and create sustainable solutions for our communities. Be more than a startup—be a local hero for community betterment. 

Ready to Dive Deeper?

Discover how the CommunityTech Startup Accelebration Program can catalyze your vision for community-driven change.

The CommunityTech Startip Accelebration Program consists of the following components:

  1. CommunityTech Startup Accelerator
  2. CommunityTech Startup Competition
  3. CommunityTech Innovators Fellowship
  4. NextGen CommunityTech Leaders
 Apply now and join the movement!