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Brickyard is an early-stage capital and founder outpost based in Tennessee, founded in 2021. The company provides venture capital to help founders build their businesses and create successful paths that can survive the elements. Brickyard also provides an incubator and accelerator program to hel...
25K - 175K
Visible Hands is a venture capital firm and accelerator that provides meaningful funding and support to early stage companies, particularly those founded by underrepresented entrepreneurs. It offers a 14-week virtual-first accelerator program, a 20-week virtual fellowship program for Latinx foun...
20K - 40K is a website that provides an in-depth overview of the world's current unrest, from protests and civil wars to natural disasters and economic struggles. It provides an up-to-date overview of the issues affecting countries around the world, as well as a platform for people to share t...
100K - 4M
Forster Chase Ventures is a venture capital firm, part of the Forster Chase Group, based in London, United Kingdom. They specialize in mergers and acquisitions, transaction, fundraising, and other services that help early stage companies grow and develop. They have strategic partnerships with Ar...
150K - 500K is a Singapore-based venture capital firm and accelerator that empowers early-stage startups to succeed. The firm provides capital, mentorship, and resources to startups in the region, and also runs a YC-style accelerator program. works with founders to help them valida...
80K - 120K
Decade Ventures is a venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage investments in deep-tech startups. They\u2019re particularly interested in companies operating in the areas of AI, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems, as well as the life sciences. The core team of Decade Ventures consists of ex...
20K - 5M
Data 360 Labs is an online business incubator for startups, companies, or departments in large corporations with less than $10 million in revenue. It provides programs ranging from 3-12 months in length to help prepare for funding or launch a product. It also provides a low-code app development ...
MediaTech Ventures is a venture development group that connects capital and advances opportunities in modern media. It works with startups, venture capitalists, and investors to help them identify and develop opportunities in the media and technology sectors. It also provides a range of services...
100K - 1M
TwinklHive is an accelerator and investor type program created by Twinkl Educational and supported by the UK government. It offers seed funding of up to 1 million pounds and provides businesses with access to resources such as lesson plans, schemes of work, assessment, interactive activities, re...
100K - 1M
212 Founders is a program that provides funding and support to startups in Morocco and internationally, with up to 3 million dirhams in Seed funding and 10 million dirhams in Series A funding. The program offers a range of services including mentorship, access to a network of investors and partn...
150K - 150K
MDS Studio is a cloud-based platform that provides users with an end-to-end solution for managing and automating their data science projects. It provides a suite of tools for creating data pipelines, building and training machine learning models, and deploying them to production. Additionally, M...
50K - 50K
MARL Accelerator is an accelerator and incubator based in Fremont, California. The firm seeks to invest in mobility, autonomy, and 5G technologies and offers its companies access to funding, mentorship, and resources. It has an accelerator program, a venture capital fund, and a corporate innovat...
20K - 200K
ConvrtX is a global leader in software incubation, providing services and solutions in business strategy, consulting, legal advising, and product and technology development. The company offers an extensive range of services, from product design and development to cloud and mobile solutions, as w...
105K - 105K
The National Digital Research Centre (NDRC) is an Irish startup accelerator programme for globally ambitious tech entrepreneurs. The NDRC's programmes provide founders with the resources and support they need to develop and grow their businesses, with a focus on early-stage companies. The NDRC o...
Prepare 4 VC is a global venture hub that helps entrepreneurs prepare for venture capital funding. The platform offers professional training and coaching, as well as access to experts, programs, resources, and networks to help entrepreneurs raise capital and scale their businesses. The platform ...
1K - 100K
NEXT Canada is a national, non-profit organization that provides education, mentorship and venture funding to Canada's next generation of entrepreneurs. Through its three programs\u2014Next 36, Next Founders and Next AI\u2014NEXT Canada provides aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools, networks an...
The Ganesha Lab is a global biotech scale up that accelerates science- and technology-based startups in Latin America. They provide resources, mentorship, and funding to help startups succeed and bring their innovations to the world. They also have a portfolio of products and services, such as B...
34 Elements is an online platform that provides information and resources about the 34 CliftonStrengths themes popularized in StrengthsFinder 2.0 and Now, Discover Your Strengths. It provides definitions and learning materials for each of the 34 elements, and also offers resources for further le...
50K - 100K
Lair East Labs is a startup accelerator based in New York that helps product-ready entrepreneurs and businesses to expand into the global market. It provides a 4-month onsite accelerator program, venture fellowship, and investments in early-stage companies. The accelerator program provides mento...
150K - 500K
Katapult is an investment company and accelerator focused on highly scalable impact climate, ocean and agri-tech startups. They have a network of 450 public-private partnerships, and provide them with tools and guidance to help them build robust organizations that can create real impact. Katapul...
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A startup incubator is an organization that supports early-stage companies by providing a range of resources and services. These resources can include office space, mentorship, access to investors, and networking opportunities. Incubators typically work with companies in their very early stages and aim to help them grow and become self-sufficient.

Incubators can be a good option for startups that:

  • Have an idea or prototype, but have not yet launched a product or service
  • Need help developing their product, business model, or go-to-market strategy
  • Are looking to network and gain exposure to potential investors and customers

Incubator Business Model

Startup incubators typically earn revenue through equity stakes in the companies they support. This means that they take a percentage of ownership in exchange for the resources and services they provide. Some incubators also charge rent for office space or take a percentage of revenue.

Pros and Cons of Attending an Incubator

Like any other option for funding and support, incubators have their advantages and disadvantages. Some of the pros of attending an incubator include:

  • Access to mentorship, networking opportunities, and resources
  • Exposure to potential investors and customers
  • The opportunity to learn from other founders and startups in the same incubator

On the other hand, some of the cons of attending an incubator include:

  • Loss of ownership due to equity stakes taken by the incubator
  • Possible conflicts of interest with the incubator's other investments or partnerships
  • The potential for a lack of flexibility in decision making due to the incubator's involvement

Top Incubators

Here are some of the most well-known and successful startup incubators:

Y Combinator

Founded in 2005, Y Combinator is one of the most well-known and successful startup incubators. They invest $500k in all startups accepted. Some of their most successful alumni include:

  • Airbnb
  • Dropbox
  • Reddit
  • Stripe


Techstars was founded in 2006 and has since worked with over 1,700 companies. Some of their success cases are:

  • ClassPass
  • FullContact
  • PillPack
  • SendGrid

500 Startups

Founded in 2010, 500 Startups has invested in over 2,500 companies across the world. Some of their most successful portfolio companies are:

  • Canva
  • Clever
  • Intercom
  • Talkdesk