ITHAKA Accelerator

Catalyze your startup's ability to transform education

We are accepting applications for our Fall 2024 inaugural cohort, which we're starting as an additional way to invest in the future of education. In this 3 month accelerator program, you’ll have access to:

  • Coaching and mentorship from experienced startup entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs
  • Design Thinking workshops
  • Go-to-Market (GTM) strategy development
  • Strategic insights and networking opportunities in higher ed, scholarly communication, libraries, and edtech
  • Non-dilutive growth funding
  • Meeting and workshop spaces in Manhattan and Ann Arbor, MI
  • Opportunity to present to and network with higher education leaders at ITHAKA's Next Wave conference

To apply, please provide:

  • A paragraph summarizing the business
  • A pitch deck
  • A 500+ word description of the business model, including a description of the market potential
  • A statement on how your business aligns with ITHAKA’s mission. We are especially interested in businesses related to equitable access to education globally and in prisons, course credit mobility and credentialing, research and data services, and personalized learning.
  • Access to the MVP

Questions? Contact