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.

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
  • Each venture successfully completing the program is invited to pitch at Demo Day with access to $100,000 in equity-free grants
Criteria & Application Information


  • October 30: Applications open
  • November 27: Applications close
  • January 12: Program kickoff
  • March 9: Demo Day

2023 Cohort

Meet the Spring 2023 Cohort

About the Growth Track


platinum sponsors

ks state bank

Kuenzi Family Foundation


silver sponsors

ks masonic foundation

kstate technology development institute

Contributing SponsorsNetwork Kansas



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