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 Cohorts


platinum sponsors

ks state bank

Kuenzi Family Foundation


silver sponsors

ks masonic foundation

kstate technology development institute


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