StartFast

  • Location: North America, United States, New York, Syracuse
  • Timing of Applications: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Focus: Hardware, Internet, Mobile, Physical Devices, SaaS, Software

StartFast is a mentorship-driven startup accelerator. Each year we choose 5-10 software, mobile and internet companies for an intense 3-month program in Syracuse, NY.

StartFast teams receive:

$25,000 for 7% common stock on entrepreneur-friendly terms
Optional follow-on funding up to $75,000
Over $800,000 in services and perks from partners like Amazon Web Services, Apple, Microsoft, Paypal, Rackspace hosting and many others to use in getting your start-up launched
Connections to world-class mentors
Access to technical and design talent on a full or part-time basis
Co-working facilities & basic web infrastructure services
Opportunity to present to hundreds of investors on Demo Day
Post-program support for closing funding, acquiring necessary resources, and accessing potential customers/partners/investors

The Results:

StartFast’s managing directors have invested in and mentored more than 37 companies, enabling them to raise over $100 million (10x the original capital of our initial angel investments). To date, four of these companies have had exits.