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Change begins here

The Onward Accelerator creates the conditions that make change probable.

A game-changing pre-seed to seed accelerator

Our accelerator program will plug you into a global ecosystem of world-class talent, expertise and resources hyper-focused on bringing new ideas and technologies to life. You’ll join an exceptional cohort of startups and innovators in a collaborative environment created to eliminate the barriers between idea and execution.

Accelerate the future

The Onward Accelerator program provides hands-on mentorship, training and workshop sessions from experts with years of experience across diverse industries, business disciplines and geographies. We will help:

Propel your idea toward proof of concept or commercial pilot.

Prepare a go-to-market strategy.

Pitch your idea to VCs and investors.

Partner you with exclusive products and services through our global resource network.

Investing in the people behind the ideas

As a participant in our accelerator program you’ll tap into dedicated expertise and resources to help you develop, pitch, fund and take your concept to market.

Amazing Talent

Global Virtual Community

Access global expertise, talent and insight.

Customized Support

Our accelerator team is an extension of your team, ready to roll up our sleeves and get to work with you.

Mentoring & Social Events

Our cohort and alumni community is a group of outstanding, like-minded founders who understand the challenges you might be facing and are passionate about providing support.

Funding Pathways

Investment

Potential investment in exchange for a small equity interest.

Dedicated Advisors

Receive guidance and feedback from world-class mentors across a range of topics on a regular basis.

Industry & VC Exposure

We partner with investors, provide introductions to industry contacts and host two showcase events for cohorts to pitch and network with investors or partners.

Commercial Opportunities

Product Development

Proof-of-concept opportunities.

Exclusive Content

Our weekly content gives you the chance to dive into relevant topics, learn from the experts and gain the tools you need to grow your business.

Resources & Perks

Vendor discounts through our accelerator partnerships.

Our impact is gaining momentum...

$3.2M
invested in 11 startups
138
applications reviewed
~$700K
in add-on investments to date

Meet the Onward changemakers

Get to know some of the brilliant, diverse problem solvers in our community and be inspired by how they’re transforming energy systems for good.

Join us.

Be part of the community that will transform our energy future.