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Electronics Accelerators & Incubators

13 Accelerators and Incubators in the Electronics Industry

Electronics accelerators and incubators have risen in popularity in the last few years. You'll find the best 13 in this article.

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The Electronics 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 Electronics 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 13 best accelerators and incubators in the Electronics industry.


13 Electronics Accelerators and Incubators

1) Highway1

1) Highway1

Highway1, a branch of PCH, is a San Francisco-based hardware startup accelerator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Brady Forrest, Liam Casey
  • Number of investments: 86
  • Number of exits: 10

You can find their website here.

2) Silicon Catalyst

2) Silicon Catalyst

The only startup incubator in the world dedicated solely to semiconductor solutions.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Santa Clara
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Rick Lazansky
  • Number of investments: 13

You can find their website here.

3) Bigbang Angels

3) Bigbang Angels

Bigbang Angels is a cross-border early-stage accelerator and investor.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Korea
  • City: Seoul
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Michael Hwang
  • Number of investments: 55

You can find their website here.

4) Virtual Force Inc.

4) Virtual Force Inc.

Virtual Force is a company that assists startups and engineering teams in rapidly designing, developing, and delivering high-quality products.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Jamil Goheer, Khurram Javed Mir, Tanzeel urRehman
  • Number of investments: 4

You can find their website here.

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5) DRIVE TLV

5) DRIVE TLV

DRIVE is the place to go for businesses looking to apply their smart mobility concepts and products.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Israel
  • City: Tel Aviv
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Boaz Mamo, Omer Shachar, Tal Cohen
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

6) Bucks Built

6) Bucks Built

Consumer Products, E-Commerce, and Hardware are all examples of SaaS.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Doylestown
  • Started in: 2020
  • Number of investments: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 52

You can find their website here.

7) TechFounders

7) TechFounders

TechFounders is a Munich, Germany-based worldwide accelerator program.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Munich
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Lorenz Hartung
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

8) ABBALab - Atom to Bit, Bit to Atom

8) ABBALab - Atom to Bit, Bit to Atom

ABBALab is a seed accelerator that helps startups develop Internet of Things hardware and applications.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Started in: 2013
  • Number of investments: 25
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

9) Hardware.co

9) Hardware.co

HARDWARE.co is a global community and accelerator for hardware-focused entrepreneurs, industry professionals, and makers.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Aydogan Ali Schosswald, Jeff Katz, Maximilian von der Ahe, Yatan Blumenthal, Yatan Yatan Blumenthal
  • Number of investments: 68
  • Number of exits: 3

You can find their website here.

10) Commercialization Reactor

10) Commercialization Reactor

We help deep-tech startups by creating, accelerating, and investing in them.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Latvia
  • City: Riga
  • Started in: 2009
  • Founders: Nikolai Adamovitch, Voldemars Bredikis
  • Number of investments: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

11) TechX Ventures

11) TechX Ventures

Funding, mentoring, development, prototyping, and supply chain creation for IoT and tech hardware companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Warren
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: David A. Rosen
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 48

You can find their website here.

12) DWG Business X-celerator

12) DWG Business X-celerator

We identify and nurture the most promising Ukrainian and international projects through strategic development plans that include seed and venture capital funding.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Chicago
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Anton Chepurda
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 48

You can find their website here.

13) Startupbootcamp Smart Materials

13) Startupbootcamp Smart Materials

Startupbootcamp Smart Materials is Europe's materials-focused business accelerator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • City: Geleen
  • Started in: 2015
  • Number of investments: 10
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

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