The Accelerator Selection Tool is a public resource designed to help social entrepreneurs and impact accelerators more easily navigate the rapidly expanding ecosystem of support organizations. Developed in collaboration with more than 10 organizations—and distributed by a network of partners who provide the tool as a free resource to their community—the Accelerator Selection Tool provides the most comprehensive listing of impact-focused accelerators, incubators, business plan competitions, and fellowship programs in the world. Scroll below to access the tool.

Did You Know?

It takes an entrepreneur an average of 60 hours to determine to which accelerator programs to apply. The Accelerator Selection Tool simplifies that process and increases the probability of accelerator application success.


Social Entrepreneurs

Impact entrepreneurs spend less time finding the right program to take their idea or venture to the next stage.


Impact accelerators gain industry level data to help make strategic program decisions, such as programmatic areas or geographies in which to expand.


Impact investors gain insight into global trends, new market opportunities, and potential pipeline partners for investable deals.

"Entrepreneurial success is about getting access to the right tools, training, resources, and capital at the right time. The Accelerator Selection Tool is a way to provide just that and to increase the probability of success. That is how we change the world."

Keith IppelCo-Founder & CEO, Spring Accelerator


Scroll below to access a list of frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs).

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