Many startups’ paths start with being part of an incubator or accelerator. There are great resources like the post MassChallenge published, Accelerators vs Incubators: How to Choose the Right One, that helps outline the difference between the two. Today, however, we will focus on a list of resources to help identify the key players in the US… The 50 Best Startup Incubators & Accelerators in the USA (2022)

  • Packed with great info; check out the table at the bottom. It quickly outlines where easy is based, the number of investments, and the industry focus.

Embroker: 160+ Startup Incubators and Accelerators Around the World

  • We liked the filtering capabilities and how they outline what each offers with regard to funding, mentorship, legal support, and office space.

Failory: The 300 Best Accelerators and Incubators from United States

  • You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more comprehensive list. It isn’t as clean to navigate unless you pay $25 for the downloadable sheet, but using find and a US city or industry can make it easier to find what you’re looking for.

Incubator List: Top Startup Accelerators, Incubators and VCs in the United States

  • They list 165 US-based programs, but what separates them from the pack is it shows which ones are actively taking new startups and when applications are due. 

Startup Savant: 30 Best Startup Accelerators 2022

  • For the 30 featured accelerators, Startup Savant lists what each is best for, their pros, and their cons.

Founders Institute: Black American Startup Resource List: 742+ Accelerators, Incubators, Investors, and more (2021 Update)

  • This is an amazing list for Black founders to target programs focused on supporting Black entrepreneurs.

Bamboo: 9 Startup Accelerators for Minority Founders

  • It might not be as comprehensive of a list, but it’s a solid list, and they even share if being onsite is required.

Visible VC: 10+ VCs & Accelerators Investing in Underrepresented Founders

  • Again, while not a huge list, it is a great starting point for underrepresented founders. Plus, they share things like location, a thesis, investment stage, and some of their recent investments.

While there are a wealth of posts out there ranking accelerators and incubators, these were ones that our team found to be some of the best and most useful around. 

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