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2020 Fall Accelerator Q4 (Round 3)

Sep 6 - Nov 22 | New York, NY, US

Visionaries wanted

About this Program


Thank you for applying to 2020 Startups. Due to a high volume of applicants every quarter there is a limit on the number of startups we can accept, and as a result we have to turn away a lot of promising teams. We appreciate your interest in 2020 Startups and if you don't hear from us shortly we encourage you to reapply for January 2018 in the coming months.

Please submit this application to apply for September's 90-Day Fall Accelerator Program. Once you submit your application our team will schedule an enrollment interview with select applicants at one of our NYC locations.

2020 Startups has something for everyone. So weather you're a developer, a baker, a designer, small business owner, founder, inventor, technologist, or student; we provide the tools, skills and support startups need to accelerate success.


2020 Startups Accelerator is a non-for-profit 90-Day Accelerator Program in NYC that provides Entrepreneurs with the Education, Environment and Expertise to rapidly accelerate market influence and success. The 90-Day program offers workspace, workshops, mentorships, partnerships, public relations, a thought-leadership platform and investor relations with a proven result-driven curriculum to scale startups with 0% equity and a one-time enrollment fee of $2,500.

Applicants qualify based on vision, unique offering, viability, high-growth potential and overall awesomeness. The application is free. You may apply at anytime before the application deadline.

Once reviewed you may be selected for an enrollment interview and upon acceptance there is a program fee of $2,500 that covers the 3 month program in full with 0% Equity required, that is due by August 15th.


Currently NYC's leader in Non-Profit Entrepreneurial Education and proud partner of Microsoft, IBM, Gust, Digital.NYC and Manhattan Chamber of Commerce; 2020 Startups offers participants daily access to 10 workspace locations across NYC, weekly workshops with business leaders, hands-on mentorships, introductions to key influencers, decision makers, executives, award-winning marketers, public relations, partnerships, investor relations and the opportunity to rapidly scale.


To date 2020 Startups has worked with over 40 startups from over 10 countries worldwide and has successfully scaled startups with 92% reporting significant improvement in a span of 90-days.

30% Acquired Funding within 90-Days from $100k - $1M (Avg. $325k)
60% Featured in Major Media (Forbes, NBC, CNN, HuffPost, Etc.)
80% Featured in Fortune 500 Speaking Engagements (Merrill Lynch, Microsoft, IBM, Etc.)
92% Reported significant improvement within 90 Days

Terms and conditions apply: Each spot is designated to one participant per startup.

Funding Information

  • Funds up to $0 per team
  • Takes up to 0.0% equity
  • Accepts 10 companies


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