Posted by: Providence Chamber of Commerce | May 15, 2012

Start a Company. Change the World.

Betaspring is now accepting applications for our Fall 2012 accelerator session. Twice a year, teams from around the country come to Providence for Betaspring’s 12-week accelerator. The program enables teams with a strong start on a high-growth venture to rapidly transform into fundable, scalable companies.

Betaspring teams receive mentoring, seed capital, a fully equipped work space and immersion in an entrepreneurial culture with a strong peer support network. Betaspring alumni companies and our 85+ person mentor network connect participating teams with expertise and resources coast-to-coast and around the world.

Early application deadline is May 21. Final application deadline is June 5. Companies who apply by May 21 are eligible to attend a private event for prospective applicants on June 11 at Betaspring HQ. Please help us spread the word as we search the globe for up and coming start-ups who are ready to start a company and change the world. Read more about the Betaspring experience to see if we can help you or an entrepreneur in your network.

Betaspring has accelerated 44 companies since 2009 and our alums have raised more than $20M in follow-on funding. Our spring session just wrapped, with 16 companies exiting the program strong. Watch the videos of company presentations from Launch Day. We work with companies in web/ mobile, physical technology and gaming. Here’s a little more info on the phystech and gaming tracks…

Play On: Accelerate Your Gaming Venture at Betaspring this Fall
In 2012, Betaspring expanded it’s focus on accelerating gaming companies. Building on a strong design/CS community and mentors with expertise in the industry, we’re growing a roster of alumni companies pursuing gaming-related ventures. We’re looking forward to welcoming more gaming-related companies into our fall session.

Wanted: Makers with Venture Moves
In 2011, Betaspring expand a dedicated track for physical technology companies. Accelerating physical technology companies is a great fit for Betaspring, with Providence providing us with a strong community of makers, DIY technologists, and “maker” orgs. Join the ranks of Betaspring alum who are making it happen.

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