The AlphaLab application cycle is now open for our Winter 2019 program! APPLY HERE

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 120 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), The Zebra, and IKOS.

AlphaLab is also part of Innovation Works, an early-stage seed fund that has invested over $80M in over 250 companies that have collectively raised over $2B. These include ModCloth, 4Moms, Civic Science, Mobile Technologies (acquired by Facebook), Wombat Security and ShowClix.

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

Application timeline:

  • Application for Winter 19 opens September 10th
  • Application for Winter 19 closes October 26th
  • Winter 2019 – AlphaLab Cycle 20 begins January 2019

Have questions about AlphaLab? Want more information about applying?

Application Resources from our Blog