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Last Week’s Kickoff Events – A Huge Success!

Gathered around silver trays of food, platters of fruit, and boxes of pizza, the ten selected companies in the Excelerate program mingled among some of the most esteemed mentors and venture capitalist in the Chicagoland area last week. Nerves and anxiety were replaced with smiles and handshakes and the excitement…

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We’re (finally) announcing our companies!
We’re (finally) announcing our companies!

The companies (alphabetically): - Edulender - FanGo - GiveForward - MathZee - Noblivity - PVPower - ScholarPro - Tap Me - TransFS - WeGather We had a great kickoff mentor reception on Wednesday night, and we’re busy preparing the office for the day one: 6/1. Our new offices will be…

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Our first class of teams has been chosen!

Please accept our apologies for the delay in our decision making process. As you may have heard, we were blown away by the quantity and quality of applications we received: 306 teams applied from 17 countries across five continents and 19 different states across the US! Unfortunately, we could not…

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Thank You!

Thanks to all of the companies that applied to Excelerate. We’ve had an incredible number of great companies apply, including teams from all over the world. We received so many great companies, in fact, that it’s taking us a little longer than we expected to fully review them. Never fear…

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Applications Are In!

Excelerate Fans & Applicants, The application deadline for our inaugural year is now closed. We’re excited to report that we’ve received 298 applications! Many of you have asked about the timeline going forward, so here is a rough outline of the coming milestones: By 4/5, we will review all the…

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Excelerate Labs Brings A Startup Incubator To Chicago
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Excelerate offers local startups a big boost

Content Coming Soon

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Startup support on the rise?

Watch the video at Chicagobusiness

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