As technology advances, hardware startups become increasingly significant. Discover the incubators and accelerators available for you in 2024.
In this blog, we'll be sharing various hardware incubators and accelerators available globally, which you, as hardware startups can join to gain the resources -- funds, network, and knowledge -- needed to grow.
Global, year-long intake programs
Techstars Accelerator: Techstars has various different accelerators occurring online, offline, and hybrid across the globe. Each program is different and is fitted for mixed or specific industries.
Y Combinator Hardware (YC HW): This renowned accelerator program will be expanding to include a dedicated hardware track for early-stage hardware startups.
CSI Tech Incubator Spring 2024 Cohort: The CSI Tech Incubator Spring 2024 Cohort is a 9-week virtual program designed to support and accelerate tech startups. The program provides early-stage founders with intensive business development and digital strategy training, focusing on topics like market analysis, customer validation, product-market fit, and investor readiness.
BREW 2.0: Bridging the gap between early-stage incubation and market dominance, BREW 2.0 is a hybrid post-accelerator built for promising water tech startups. This program delivers expert-led sales and growth training, impactful panel sessions, and personalized matchmaking, all tailored to water technology needs. Only 10 late-stage, in-market companies are chosen annually to benefit from this intensive support.
CRL (Central Research Lab) Accelerator: This internationally recognized program is designed to support and accelerate the development of hardware startups in the UK. The London-based intensive and hands-on program focuses on product and business development, providing early-stage hardware businesses with a unique package of support to help them succeed.
Takeoff Accelerator: Blasting off in Turin, Italy, it's the premier springboard for ambitious startups in the aerospace and advanced hardware realms. This program ignites the engines of early-stage ventures, propelling them towards investment readiness and market takeoff.
Nadya is a Mechatronics Engineer who had worked on several different projects including PCU design, engine design, and AI image processing systems. Besides having a little bit of caffeine addiction, she enjoys reading and traveling to new places.