Connect promising startups with experienced tech mentors, industry-leading experts, to grow their businesses, navigating topics such as growth, strategy, technical enablement and leadership. Join one of our 3-month accelerators to gain funding, mentorship, and access to the WLDA Ventures network. Ready to apply, just click “Apply Now”.
Stay tuned for our 2024 Accelerator Program!
The accelerator program has specific requirements, but generally, the teams that are chosen fit the profile below.
designed to accelerate you and your company’s development.
are there to share insider knowledge and help you navigate the startup world.
and private resources available on demand to accelerator cohort program participants
and mentors from leading tech companies and organizations.
Each accelerator features a cohort of 10 startups that come together to tackle specific technical challenges that can help grow their businesses through a mix of remote and in-person, 1-to-1, group learning sessions, and sprint projects.
Get help with perfecting your pitch, determining your fundraising strategy, getting feedback, working with mentors, product-market fit, hiring, and marketing. Learning to communicate your vision, and preparing to meet with investors, partners, and other key stakeholders.
Founders outline the top technical challenges for their startup and are then paired with relevant experts from both WLDA and the industry to solve those challenges and grow their business.
In addition to mentorship and technical project support, WLDA Ventures’ accelerators include deep dives and workshops focused on product design, customer acquisition, and leadership development for founders.
Mentors are an essential part of our culture. By freely sharing their wisdom & guidance, they impact the entire network and create real, lasting relationships. Learn more and meet some of the WLDA Ventures mentors.
We're looking for authentic leaders who take action and get things done. As long as you have a growth mindset, are coachable, have a big vision, and want to collaborate with others so that everyone rises, this might be the place for you.
We look for startups that are building innovative solutions using technologies such as ML/AI or Data and are solving a variety of real worldwide challenges or problems. The company must be tech or tech-enabled, and you must have a product or service built to the MVP or prototype stage, ready to put in front of potential customers. Using data, market insights, and customer behavior as evidence, show us why your company needs to be built, and why you're the team that should build it.
The accelerator program is best suited for Seed to Series A revenue generating women-led tech startups that has headquarters in the United States. Selected companies should have a minimum of 5+ employees and the founder and appropriate team members must be available to join all program elements of their cohort. Startups should aim to leverage AI/ML technologies in their product, service or operations and/or show an interest in leveraging this technology in the future.
Fill out an application to start the process.