Accelerate! Hudson Valley

Apply to pitch at Accelerate Hudson Valley on September 15 at Revel 32 in Poughkeepsie, NY. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please fill out the form below.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, August 18, 2022.

What’s in it for you:

  • Pitch to investors in and around New York in-person at Revel 32 in Poughkeepsie, NY on September 15
  • Get an expo booth online and in-person so other attendees can connect easily with you
  • Refine your pitch with investor pitch coaching
  • Build relationships with other startup entrepreneurs through the invite-only CEO Roundtable

What we’re looking for:

  • Tech-enabled & defensible market position (intellectual property and market traction all count)
  • Some (or lots) of proven product/market fit
  • Raised some outside capital, ideally (not necessarily required)
  • Preference for late-seed/series A or later companies

Think Dutchess and Upstate Capital present Accelerate Hudson Valley, an event to highlight the entrepreneur and start-up community in Dutchess County and beyond. The event introduces a unique and vetted pipeline of entrepreneurial talent to the local community and potential investors. It brings together established companies, suppliers, investors and dealmakers with start-ups and entrepreneurs to advance businesses from ideation to realization.

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