RIT Saunders Student Accelerator

Spring 2019 - Investor Demo Night

Join us on April 24, 2019 at 6pm as the eight teams from the Spring 2019 cohort present their businesses.  Click here to register, using QuickTix, one of our teams currently going through the program.


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 RIT’s Saunders 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:

  • The business concept
  • Customer discovery
  • Forming the business
  • Intellectual property
  • Seeking investment capital

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