Telluride Venture Accelerator accepting applications until November 15th

Friday, November 2, 2012 by

Need a hand turning your innovative idea into a reality or taking your start-up to the next level? Telluride Venture Accelerator is now accepting applications from entrepreneurs who are eager to work as part of an innovative community. Our accelerator is the first of its kind to focus on outdoor recreation, tourism, natural products, health, energy, water, and education.


Awardee Benefits

The Telluride Venture Accelerator provides hands-on support from experienced business mentors to ensure your idea breaks into the high-growth marketplace. Each year, we award three entrepreneurs $30,000 each, plus an $8,000 travel and housing allowance for winners to participate in the six-month accelerator program in Telluride.

Participants also get:

  • $100,000 in perks from companies like Microsoft and Amazon Web Services
  • Support from game-changing mentors; and
  • Access to an exclusive investors circle.


Telluride Venture Accelerator seeks to support emerging entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas, and nascent businesses generating less than $1 million in revenue and established within the last five years. Telluride Venture Accelerator will prioritize technological products and services (e.g. software, mobile, mobile apps, hardware).

Contact Us

Don’t miss this opportunity to help your business by taking part in our accelerator’s inaugural year! Register to learn more and submit your application online. The deadline is November 15, 2012


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