Collegiate Accelerator Key Dates

Application & Cohort Selection Timeline:

February 11, 2019: Round 1: Applications Open! 

March 21, 2019: 11:59 PM EST: Applications Close

March 22, 2019: Round 2: Peer Review Sent 

March 28, 2019: Round 2: Peer Review Due

April 1, 2019: Round 3: Screening Party Invites Sent 

April 8, 2019: Round 3: Screening Party @ VVM in Springfield, MA (Save the Date!)

May 28, 2019 - July 31, 2019: Collegiate Accelerator! 

June 24, 2019 - June 28, 2019: Newton Week!

July 29, 2019: Graduation & Showcase


Summer Accelerator Schedule:

Week One: May 28, 2019 - May 31, 2019

Week Two: June 3, 2019 - June 6, 2019

Week Three: June 10, 2019 - June 13, 2019

Week Four: June 17, 2019 - June 20, 2019

Week Five: June 24, 2019 - June 28, 2019 (NEWTON WEEK)

Week Six: July 1, 2019 - July 5, 2019 (Customer Discovery Week, Not In Residence)

Week Seven: July 8, 2019 - July 11, 2019

Week Eight: July 15, 2019 - July 18, 2019

Week Nine: July 22, 2019 - July 27, 2019 (Friday and Saturday Required)

Week 10: July 29 - 31, 2019


Have additional questions? Email Stephannie at: Stephannie@valleyventurementors.org or Carly at: Cforcade@umass.edu