Our partners are the force multipliers for startup growth.

Early companies need less ‘Training 101’ sessions and more service support and mentorship aligned with their roadmap.

Accel7 matches cohorts with best-in-class practitioners and strategists to support and enable early-startup growth, with a heavy emphasis on positioning to generate market or investor revenue.


Subject Matter Experts

As the leading early-stage accelerator in the Greater Hudson Valley region, Accel7 partners with experts experienced in advising and growing early companies.

Our partners embed with teams to plan, develop and execute on deliverables as a teammate throughout the sprint. We evaluate partners on a routine basis to ensure that founders and teams have access to the best resources in the region.


Client Generation Services, Traction Science Services


Moving Traffic Media
Digital Marketing Services


Turkois Design
Product Design and Development Services, Brand and Marketing Services


Health & Nutrition Support


Business Diagnostic and Strategy Services, Brand and Lead Generation Support


Life Mastery and Performance


Program Sponsors

Accel7 is one of the only certified and independently-operated incubators and accelerators in New York State.

Local and state government leaders provide program funding to support entrepreneurship initiatives for early companies, and serve as robust networks across the Greater Hudson . Valley and New York State.

Our partners enable students, schools, service providers, founders and teams by making available up-to-date resources and strategic insights from public and private sector contributors.


Empire State Development

ESD promotes a vigorous and growing state economy, encourage business investment and job creation, and support diverse, prosperous local economies across New York State through the efficient use of loans, grants, tax credits, real estate development, marketing and other forms of assistance.

New York State Division of Science, Technology & Innovation

New York State offers resources designed to enable new and existing businesses to become more competitive through the use of innovative technologies. NYSTAR programs and centers of excellence, including 70+ funded facilities, emphasize the importance of working with industry and higher education as a way to leverage New York State’s technology strengths to produce new products.


New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

NYSERDA promotes energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources. NYSERDA partners with organizatioons to develop, invest, and foster the conditions that attract the private sector capital investment needed expand New York’s clean energy economy and enable New York’s communities and residents to benefit from energy efficiency and renewable energy.


Operational Affiliates

Accel7 helps early entrepreneurs and companies build and grow capability because we offer a robust, trustworthy network of professionals and providers who understand the dynamics of startup acceleration.

Our partners span the spectrum of the startup lifecycle, including incubators and hacks groups, coworking and maker spaces, and investor groups and syndicates.

As needs arise with our founders and teams, Accel7 leverages the community to create and deliver a sustainable solution.


CO. Coworking, Rhinebeck Office space for startups


Element46 Westchester County, White Plains Incubator for early ideas

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The Power Lab, Yonkers Office space for startups


KOI Creative, White Plains Office space for startups


Hudson Valley Venture Hub Powered by SUNY New Paltz School of Business, New Paltz Founder and investor network


Hudson Valley Tech Meetup, Kingston & Poughkeepsie Community networking group


Hudson Valley Startup Fund Angel Investment Group

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Iona College GaelVentures at . the Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship/Innovation Student Incubator


Hudson Valley Talentbase Talent resource for startups