K-State Accelerator

Are you considering starting a business? Do you have a business that you are ready to scale? The Center for Entrepreneurship Accelerator program is here to help!

The Accelerator provides entrepreneurs access to world-class K-State faculty, students, and alumni support to help launch or grow their business.

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Participating ventures receive:

  • Custom startup lessons designed and delivered by top K-State faculty
  • One-on-one mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs in the K-State network
  • Hands-on market and competitor research conducted by K-State business school students
Criteria & Application Information

Application Timeline

January 24 - Application period opens

February 26 - Application period closes

March 8 - Participating businesses are announced

Program Timeline

April 1 - May 10

  • Complete startup workshops
  • Work with Wildcat Consulting team to set and complete consulting project
  • Meet with first mentor
  • Set summer goals

May 11 - July 25

  • Participate in biweekly check-ins with program staff and businesses
  • Continue mentor meetings
  • Work toward completing summer goals

July 26

  • Final pitch presentation

A total of $4,500 will be paid out based on completed tasks.

Meet the 2024 Accelerator Cohort


platinum sponsors

ks state bank

Kuenzi Family Foundation


silver sponsors

ks masonic foundation

kstate technology development institute

Contributing SponsorsNetwork Kansas



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