Attention entrepreneurs!

Here are the upcoming application deadlines for spring/summer accelerator programs. Get those applications ready now!


January 18thTechstars NYC

18k + 100k convertible note at graduation, based in NYC

January 20thStartup bootcamp Amsterdam

15k per team, 3 months based in Amsterdam, Netherlands

January 21stWayra

50k for 5-10% equity, in various cities of Latin America and Europe

February 8thFounder Fuel

50k for 9% equity, 150k at graduation, 3 months based in Montreal

February 14thExtreme Startups

50k upfront, 150k at graduation, 3 months based in Toronto

April 2ndStart-Up Chile

40k equity-free, 6 months based in Chile

April 3rdMassChallenge

No upfront cash, but the top 10-20 teams split 1,000,000$ in prizes. 4 months based in Boston Massachusetts


Not an accelerator, but a good program to keep in mind for Montreal-based entrepreneurs:

February 25th - Fondation du Maire de Montreal

Various grants for montreal-based startups


Please comment if I’ve forgotten one!


Simon is the founder and managing partner of QA on Request, a company specialized in software testing. He previously worked at Gameloft, Frima Studio and WE+ARE. ...

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