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JFE Accelerator Winter 2015 Application now open until January 10th, 2015

Program Launches in January

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Welcome to JFE Accelerator NY

JFE Accelerator NY brings together the most prominent industry experts, entrepreneurs, and investors in New York to work with each startup cohort for its 2 month program.

The accelerator is an intense program that includes mentor office hours with top industry experts, business development workshops, weekly speaker sessions, legal frameworks, and one on one meetings with leading investment firms and angel investors in New York City.

Startups will have a full time work office space at in the Silicon Alley area of Manhattan, 23rd street and Park :

Legal Workshops and office hours sponsored by Perkins Coie

Access to Amazon’s AWS program and Softlayer’s Catalyst program.

Check out JFE Accelerator NY Team and sponsors for Fall 2013
Meet the Fall 2013 JFE Accelerator NY class 

Applicant Criteria

For Winter NYC 15 class,  we are looking for compelling growth, distinguished team with a great idea, and track record. Our focus will be on Internet of Things and HealthTech companies, so many of our experts will come from these fields.

We accept applications teams of typically between two and three founders. From our experience with single founders, it’s been hard to build a strong company with a single founder team.

We accept early stage startups with a basic or developed product and some traction.
We are open to later stage companies as well, i.e companies looking to raise series A.

In the application, founders should be able to show that their startups:
Can scale
Have significant innovative technology
Aim to solve a problem or inefficiency in their market
Have gained initial traction
Plan to fundraise after the completion of the program

Entire team must be able to attend the program full time in NYC.

Upon acceptance to the program, you will have to sign a founder agreement that will go over the terms and conditions for this program.

We accept all applications regardless of gender, religion, nationality, or sexual orientation.

Fee – We ask for a %3 equity donation to our non profit organization to help more future founders like you become successful.