Want to get into a top accelerator
or raise seed funding?

Startup Next, a Techstars program, is the #1 startup pre-acceleration program in the world

We prepare startups for accelerators and seed investment, by providing high quality mentorship and leveraging our global network of investors, mentors and founders.

  • Mentorship

    Our top notch mentors will help you accelerate your business and help you nail your pitch to be ready for investors.

  • Investor Introductions

    We’ll leverage our global network of accelerator and investor partners to make introductions and referrals for you after the program.

  • Network

    You’ll become part of the world’s largest network of investors, mentors and founders.

“The program was great and really helped us get prepared to apply and get accepted by 9MileLabs right after Next.”

-Jason Burt, Co-founder of BuildPulse

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What Mentors are saying about Startup Next

  • Murat Aktihanoglu

    Murat Aktihanoglu
    Managing Director at Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

    “Next is a great resource for startups considering getting off the ground in the best way possible.”

  • Mike McCormick

    Mike McCormick
    Principal at Rubicon Venture Capital

    “Startup Next is a great hands-on program for founders to gain the insights on how to best position their young companies to raise capital from angels and VCs.”

  • Kevin Croy

    Kevin Croy
    Co-founder of 9Mile Labs

    “Startup Next is a great way to get focused as a startup before applying to an accelerator. We saw meaningful progress and heard great feedback from teams we accepted that graduated Startup Next.”