Women's Tech Accelerator

Growing good ideas

The Women's Tech Accelerator was born through our pursuit to help break down the barriers for women in tech. We're committed to providing valuable experiences and expanding new businesses for each participant selected. This year-long opportunity combines mentorship, resources, and collaboration creating a unique space for dreamers and doers. If this inspires you, we'd love to hear from you.

What you'll get

Expert Advice

Engineering, UX, SEO & SEM, finance, design, and more

Unlimited Access

to our office space, resources, and snacks

Community

Social events, lunch-and-learns, and skill-sharing opportunities

Our Participants

Sara

Sara Taylor-Demos

CEO and Founder of Cora

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Colette

Colette Conway

Head of Partnerships at Cora

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Nassim

Nassim Abdi, Ph.D.

Co-Founder & CEO of StoryBolt

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Hannah

Hannah Meyer

COO of Pie for Providers

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Chelsea

Chelsea Sprayregen

CEO of Pie for Providers

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Nassim

Nassim Abdi, Ph.D.

Co-Founder of Docademia

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Tracey

Tracey Suppo

Co-Founder of Book + Main

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Shaniqua

Shaniqua Davis

Founder of Noirefy

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Ritu

Dr. Ritu Trivedi-Purohit

Founder of Thriveosity

Tatyana

Tatyana Shestopalova

Founder of GiftOn

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Jasmine

Jasmine Smalls

Founder of Five to Nine

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Alice

Alice Locatelli

Founder of Feedback Builder

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Grow your startup

One great idea at a time, selected participants will gain:

  • An expert team
    Covering every aspect of your business, we'll intentionally help you grow. Our committed team of experts will collaborate, brainstorm, and mentor you in Web & App Development, User Experience, SEO & SEM, Design, Social Media, and Finance.
  • Helpful resources
    Get unlimited access to our office resources including WiFi, phones, personal desk space for you and your team, conference rooms, and lounge. Our fully equipped space offers televisions with Apple TV and HDMI cables for your meetings.
  • A creative space
    Our killer location is in the heart of River North's tech scene offering public transportation options, bars and restaurants, and entertainment. Plus, our open floor plan is full of light, views of the city, unique spaces to work or hang out, and fun and games for breaks.
  • A rewarding culture
    Our inclusive and diverse culture encourages a supportive and fun environment. We offer healthy snacks, organic fruit, and beverages to feed our innovation…and it's free! From social gatherings to team outings to community and volunteer events, we like to hang out together.

More questions? Check out the Women's Tech Accelerator FAQ.

Our Experts

Amanda

Amanda Holman

Data Analyst

Ashley

Ashley Sullivan

Front End Developer

Carissa

Carissa Niederer

Front End Development Manager

Claud

Claud Fuhrman

Social Media Specialist

Stephanie

Stephanie Johnson

Customer Retention Manager

Courtney

Courtney Omell

Voice of Customer Manager

Alyssa

Alyssa Snyder

HR Specialist

Amy

Amy Bourne

President and COO

Casey

Casey Runyan

Managing Editor

Jess

Jess Adams

VP of Human Resources

Lauren

Lauren Lee

Business Development Manager

Sarah

Sarah Schmidt

CFO

Apply to the program

Applications for the Fall 2019 cohort are now closed.

Please check out our Women's Tech Accelerator FAQ for additional information.

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