About the Syracuse Surge Accelerator
The Syracuse Surge Accelerator is a one-year in-person accelerator to provide direct resources and support for Black-Indigenous-Persons of Color (BIPOC) entrepreneurs who want to launch and accelerate tech-related and tech-adjacent startups in Syracuse, New York.
The program is operated by CenterState CEO through The Tech Garden in Syracuse, NY.
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Interested in applying for the Syracuse Surge Accelerator? Fill out our interest form and we will let you know when applications are open!
BIPOC can include anyone who identifies as Black, Indigenous or Native American, Native Hawaiian, Alaskan Native, Desi, Asian, Pacific Islander, Chicanx or Latinx.
How does the Accelerator work?
We know there are significantly few tech startups with minority founders. Through this program, we seek to drive change and create opportunities for those innovators to turn their ideas into businesses right here in Syracuse, New York."
-Dr. Emad Rahim, Syracuse Surge Entrepreneurship Manager
Funding for the Syracuse Surge Accelerator provided, in part, by JP Morgan Chase Foundation and Microsoft.