Global Accelerator Network

It’s good to be GAN. 6 continents, 59 cities, 50 accelerators—1 standard for entrepreneurial excellence. At the Global Accelerator Network, we set the bar for startup accelerators and founders with our short-term, mentorship-based program and guidelines.


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$ 959 M

$959M raised in financing Savvy startups go with GAN. Our accelerators are helping companies make connections and raise a whole lot of money.


$ 701 k

$701k in funding per company Big ideas get bigger shots at success. Founders in GAN accelerators average over half a million dollars in funding.


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Launchpad LA

Los Angeles, California (North America)

Arizona Furnace

Scottsdale, Arizona (North America)


0% equity stake for $26k seed capital and the option for a convertible note of up to $50k


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (North America)

Techstars in NYC

NYC, NY (North America)


6% equity stake for $18k seed capital and the option for a convertible note of $51k-100k

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The Industry:

Steve Blank on accountability, teaching mentors and founder discomfort.

On our last Global Accelerator Network Managing Directors call, we were fortunate to be joined by Steve Blank and the NEXT team at Startup Weekend. Steve was an incredible guest, sharing about entrepreneurship, the lean movement and giving us time to pick his brain about customer development.

Though the call was jam-packed with great information, Steve made three points I can’t get out of my head:

1. Accelerators Should Encourage Founder Accountability

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