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Robotics Accelerators & Incubators

Top 26 Successful Robotics Accelerators and Incubators

Robotics accelerators and incubators have risen in popularity in the last few years. You'll find the best 26 in this article.

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The Robotics 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 Robotics 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 26 best accelerators and incubators in the Robotics industry.


26 Robotics Accelerators and Incubators

1) Brinc

1) Brinc

Brinc is a venture financing and accelerator organization that helps game changers solve some of the world's most difficult problems.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Hong Kong
  • City: Central
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Bashar Aboudaoud, Bay McLaughlin, Manav Gupta
  • Number of investments: 127
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 10

You can find their website here.

2) XRC Labs

2) XRC Labs

XRC Labs is a retail tech and consumer products innovation accelerator for the next generation of disruptors.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: New York
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Pano Anthos
  • Number of investments: 108
  • Number of exits: 6
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 14

You can find their website here.

3) Exponential Impact

3) Exponential Impact

Exponential Impact is a Colorado-based economic development accelerator and incubator for early-stage businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Colorado Springs
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Vance F. Brown
  • Number of investments: 15
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 14

You can find their website here.

4) NTT DOCOMO Ventures

4) NTT DOCOMO Ventures

NTT DOCOMO Ventures is a venture capital firm that makes investments in the fields of information technology, telecommunications, and content platform services.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Minato
  • Started in: 2008
  • Number of investments: 132
  • Number of exits: 28

You can find their website here.

5) EvoNexus

5) EvoNexus

Motivated entrepreneurs can use EvoNexus to turn their disruptive ideas into fundable and commercially successful businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: La Jolla
  • Started in: 1998
  • Founders: Rory Moore, Walter Davis
  • Number of investments: 231
  • Number of exits: 29
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 72,104

You can find their website here.

6) MARL 5G Accelerator

6) MARL 5G Accelerator

MARL 5G is a DeepTech accelerator that focuses on products and services.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Fremont
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Amir Khan, Prakash Goswami
  • Number of investments: 31
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

7) K5 Ventures

7) K5 Ventures

K5 Ventures is an early-stage investment platform based in the United States that hosts, mentors, accelerates, and invests in technology-driven companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Newport Beach
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Amir Banifatemi, Ray Chan
  • Number of investments: 50
  • Number of exits: 8

You can find their website here.

8) Walerud Ventures

8) Walerud Ventures

As investors, advisors, and part-time workers, Walerud Ventures joins pre-seed and seed stage enterprises. Deep technology that is good for the environment.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Sweden
  • City: Stockholm
  • Started in: 2002
  • Founders: Bengt Walerud, Caroline Walerud, Jane Walerud
  • Number of investments: 23
  • Number of exits: 8

You can find their website here.

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9) InnovX BCR

9) InnovX BCR

InnovX BCR is a call-up program for outstanding technology businesses in Central and Eastern Europe, supported by Banca Comerciala Romana, which is part of the ERSTE Group.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Romania
  • City: Bucharest
  • Started in: 2019
  • Number of investments: 97
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 66

You can find their website here.

10) EthAum Venture Partners

10) EthAum Venture Partners

EthAum Venture Partners is a Deep Tech Incubator and Accelerator focused on finding consumers and partners in the ASEAN region.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Founders: Pankaj Gupta
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 26

You can find their website here.

11) Hirschvogel Ventures

11) Hirschvogel Ventures

Hirschvogel Ventures, situated in southern Germany, is a B2B high-tech strategic investor.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Landsberg Am Lech
  • Started in: 2017
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

12) WNT Ventures

12) WNT Ventures

From Garage to Greatness, WNT Ventures exists to champion and inspire New Zealand pioneers at the start of their frontier tech adventure.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: New Zealand
  • City: Tauranga
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Beppie Holm, Carl Jones, Ian MaCrae, Peter Wren-Hilton, Steve Saunders
  • Number of investments: 18
  • Number of exits: 2

You can find their website here.

13) AeroBased

13) AeroBased

Smart Space & People-Centered Solutions

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Turkey
  • City: Istanbul
  • Started in: 2020
  • Founders: Onur Guclu

You can find their website here.

14) Next Logistics Accelerator

14) Next Logistics Accelerator

The National Logistics Accelerator (NLA) is a multi-corporate accelerator with a focus on the logistics industry.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Hamburg
  • Started in: 2017
  • Number of investments: 4

You can find their website here.

15) AlphaLab Gear

15) AlphaLab Gear

AlphaLab Gear is a hardware and robotics business accelerator that offers funding, mentorship, and connections to entrepreneurs.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Pittsburgh
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Josh McElhattan
  • Number of investments: 13
  • Funding amount: $25,000
  • Number of exits: 2
  • Equity Taken: 5%

You can find their website here.

16) BIND 4.0 Open Innovation and Acceleration Program

16) BIND 4.0 Open Innovation and Acceleration Program

BIND 4.0 is a public-private accelerator program that focuses on entrepreneurs in the areas of intelligent industry, clean energy and sustainability, health, and food.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Spain
  • City: San Sebastian
  • Started in: 2016
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

17) DEFT

17) DEFT

In a world-class prototyping lab, a startup studio with rockstar engineers and entrepreneurs. (With a focus on IoT, AI, and robotics.)

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Birmingham
  • Started in: 2016
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

18) EMERGE CoLab (Powered by TechNexus Venture Collaborative)

18) EMERGE CoLab (Powered by TechNexus Venture Collaborative)

The hub for an ecosystem of businesses, startups, first responders, and cities working to improve efficiency and public safety through technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Chicago
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Fred Hoch, Terry Howerton
  • Number of investments: 11

You can find their website here.

19) Startupbootcamp HighTechXL

19) Startupbootcamp HighTechXL

HighTechXL, Europe's business accelerator for hardware entrepreneurs, is a startup bootcamp.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • City: Eindhoven
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Eric Van Den Eijnden, Guus Frericks
  • Number of investments: 27
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

20) StarFab Accelerator

20) StarFab Accelerator

Smart Solutions for Innovation Acceleration

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Taiwan
  • City: Hsinchu
  • Started in: 2016
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 16

You can find their website here.

21) Sharif Accelerator

21) Sharif Accelerator

Sharif Accelerator is a non-profit educational organization that assists Sharif's most promising entrepreneurs.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Iran
  • City: Tehran
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Hamed Kashani, Majid Dehbidipour, Mona Naseri
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

22) Central Research Laboratory

22) Central Research Laboratory

The CRL is a hardware startup, designer, and maker community. We offer desk and studio rental, as well as excellent machine shops and an accelerator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • City: Hayes
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: James Nettleton
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

23) FASTTRACK

23) FASTTRACK

This is your pass to large-scale production. Your gateway to family-owned businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Landsberg Am Lech
  • Started in: 2017

You can find their website here.

24) Taiwan AI x Robotics Accelerator

24) Taiwan AI x Robotics Accelerator

The Taiwan AI x Robotics Accelerator is a startup accelerator program that focuses on AI and robotics solutions.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Taiwan
  • City: Tainan
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 16

You can find their website here.

25) Smart Impact

25) Smart Impact

Hardware Accelerator With Impact

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Mexico
  • City: Mexico City
  • Started in: 2015
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 96

You can find their website here.

26) Alphalab Gear - Hardware Cup

26) Alphalab Gear - Hardware Cup

The AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup is a pitch competition for hardware startups in their early stages.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Pittsburgh

You can find their website here.

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