Watson Institute Venture Accelerator 2023

Watson Institute Venture Accelerator

The Watson Institute is launching a fully-funded Venture Accelerator program for next-generation entrepreneurs with the skills, resources, and experience to scale the impactful ventures they are building. Fellows will learn advanced skills in entrepreneurship and leadership, have the opportunity to earn seed funding, garner experience, and build a global network, as they lay the foundation to empower many more individuals and transform their communities.

This program is offered with virtual and in-person components that allows fellows to take advantage of the global cohort while also focusing on creating local impact within their communities. Virtual Programming includes: Impact Speaker Series, Workshops, and Weekly Check Ins.  In-Person Programming includes in person Immersive in Boulder, CO. Up to $6,000 available in seed funding for select Fellows, based on comprehensive performance in the program, progress and impact throughout the Accelerator.

Applications to the Watson Venture Accelerator program are open and the priority deadline to apply is May 15th.