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6 Well-Known Beauty Accelerators and Incubators

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The Beauty industry has seen an increasing number of accelerators, incubators and entrepreneurship programs emerge for startups and entrepreneurs to gain exposure, become more productive, or make connections.

It is still hard for Beauty startups to get noticed by VCs, but these programs are proving to be extremely useful for startups looking for capital and other help.

That's why we've compiled a list of the 6 best accelerators and incubators in the Beauty industry.


6 Beauty Accelerators and Incubators

1) Founders Factory

1) Founders Factory

Founders Factory is a venture studio and accelerator with a global corporate backer.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • City: London
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Brent Hoberman, George Northcott, Henry Lane Fox, Jim Meyerle
  • Number of investments: 109
  • Number of exits: 7
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

2) FORMA Brands

2) FORMA Brands

FORMA is a next-generation beauty brand incubator, accelerator, and curator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2020

You can find their website here.

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3) Sputnik ATX

3) Sputnik ATX

Sputnik ATX is a maker-founder-focused VC fund and business accelerator. We invest in pre-seed - B rounds and are unconcerned about the industry.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Austin
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Joe Merrill, Oksana Mindyuk Malysheva
  • Number of investments: 55
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

4) SuperOrdinary

4) SuperOrdinary

SuperOrdinary is a wholesaler of well-known cosmetics and beauty brands.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Julian Reis
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

5) Huckletree Alpha Programme London

5) Huckletree Alpha Programme London

Huckletree Alpha is a 12-week intensive accelerator program for pre-seed stage entrepreneurs situated in London and Dublin.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • City: London
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Andrew Lynch, Gabriela Hersham
  • Number of investments: 23
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

6) Look Forward

6) Look Forward

Look Forward is a business incubator dedicated to transforming the way we make, distribute, and consume fashion and beauty.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: France
  • City: La Plaine-saint-denis
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Thierry Petit
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

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