RIT Student Accelerator

Fall 2019 - Investor Demo Night

Join us on December 9, 2019 at 6pm as 4 teams from the Fall 2019 cohort present their businesses.  Mark your calendars and apply here today!


Start Your Business at RIT

Do you have an intriguing business concept with an early-stage business plan? Are you looking to work on this during the academic year and earn a stipend to do so?

The Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is pleased to host the RIT Student Accelerator Program. This initiative is a full-time intense semester-long program aimed at assisting entrepreneurs and innovators in developing their business concepts to a point where they are ready to begin to seek angel investment. The program offers instruction across a range of subjects relevant to startups, including:

  • Customer discovery
  • Prototyping
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Protecting intellectual property
  • Seeking investment capital

Applications for the Spring 2019 semester are now open! Please use the following link to apply.