The AlphaLab application cycle will open again in Fall 2018. To be the first to know when applications are open, sign up for our newsletter.

AlphaLab is a nationally ranked startup accelerator founded in 2008 and based in Pittsburgh, PA. As a charter member of the Global Accelerator Network (GAN) and one of the first ten accelerator programs worldwide, AlphaLab has invested in and worked with 113 companies – including 12 companies that have been acquired.

The AlphaLab network consists of the top entrepreneurs, investors and mentors in the Pittsburgh region and beyond. Our proven track record in helping to launch high-growth startup companies includes NoWait (acquired by Yelp), Jazz, Black Locus (acquired by Home Depot), Shoefitr (acquired by Amazon), and The Zebra.

AlphaLab is also part of Innovation Works, an early-stage seed fund that has invested over $50M in over 160 companies that have collectively raised over $1.3B. These include ModCloth, 4Moms, Civic Science, Mobile Technologies (acquired by Facebook), and ShowClix.

Have a hardware company? Apply for our hardware-focused sister accelerator AlphaLab Gear.

Application timeline:

  • Fall 2018 – Applications for Cycle 20 open
  • Winter 2019 – AlphaLab Cycle 20 begins

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