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5 Accelerators and Incubators in the GovTech Industry

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The GovTech 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 GovTech 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 5 best accelerators and incubators in the GovTech industry.


5 GovTech Accelerators and Incubators

1) Dcode

1) Dcode

Dcode is a privately held corporation that connects the digital industry with the federal government in order to spur commercial innovation in the federal market.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Washington
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Meagan Metzger
  • Number of investments: 11
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 10

You can find their website here.

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2) URBAN-X

2) URBAN-X

URBAN-X is a business accelerator that reimagines city life.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Brooklyn
  • Started in: 2016
  • Number of investments: 73
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 20

You can find their website here.

3) AcceliCITY

3) AcceliCITY

AcceliCITY is a startup accelerator that acts as a launchpad for new urban solutions companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Boston
  • Started in: 2010
  • Number of investments: 31
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 9

You can find their website here.

4) EIT Urban Mobility

4) EIT Urban Mobility

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has launched a program called EIT Urban Mobility (EIT).

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: Barcelona
  • Number of investments: 7

You can find their website here.

5) CivStart

5) CivStart

CivStart is a non-profit accelerator dedicated to identifying innovative innovations that address state-specific difficulties and needs.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Washington
  • Started in: 2018
  • Number of investments: 17
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 104

You can find their website here.

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