FOUNDER SPOTLIGHTS

Founders shape the future of living and working in our world.

Accel7 partners with first-time and experienced founders to develop solutions that deliver real-world results in our backyard and beyond.

 
 

Early Companies

 
 

Accel7 is a strategic partner and equity partner in early-stage startup technology companies who enter our cohort program, which we run three times per year at our two office locations in the Greater Hudson Valley.

We provide desk, office and/or conference room space at our office and coworking space locations.

Our mentors, coaches and experts provide advisement throughout the cohort program.

Specifically, we focus on positioning early companies with business development strategies and methods to target and capture market revenue and investor revenue.

A7 did more for us in one month than another accelerator did in three months.
— Founder, edtech startup
 
SportsHi is the home of high school sports, sending more of our youth to higher education.  At SportsHi, our mission is to encourage high school students to play sports by creating a community where all student-athletes can grow. We know the positive impact high school sports can have in the classroom and in your day-to-day life. 

SportsHi is the home of high school sports, sending more of our youth to higher education.

At SportsHi, our mission is to encourage high school students to play sports by creating a community where all student-athletes can grow. We know the positive impact high school sports can have in the classroom and in your day-to-day life. 


Cruz Street democratizes data for businesses and communities.  The MyCDO Data Management Platform brings the business leader in as collaborator in an already built and hosted managed service.

Cruz Street democratizes data for businesses and communities.

The MyCDO Data Management Platform brings the business leader in as collaborator in an already built and hosted managed service.


Pelham Coworking is backed by locals giving back to their community.  A professional coworking, conference, and community space conveniently-located in downtown Pelham. For people to work collaboratively, locally or remotely.

Pelham Coworking is backed by locals giving back to their community.

A professional coworking, conference, and community space conveniently-located in downtown Pelham. For people to work collaboratively, locally or remotely.

Lessonbee empowers teachers and schools with health and sex education.  A reflective learning management system that makes health education across the curriculum possible with adaptive digital lessons, professional development, and a Marketplace for educators.

Lessonbee empowers teachers and schools with health and sex education.

A reflective learning management system that makes health education across the curriculum possible with adaptive digital lessons, professional development, and a Marketplace for educators.


 
Capri empowers girls to build long-term, sustainable financial wellness.  Capri is an online financial literacy education platform designed to develop confident financial mindsets and habits in high-school girls.

Capri empowers girls to build long-term, sustainable financial wellness.

Capri is an online financial literacy education platform designed to develop confident financial mindsets and habits in high-school girls.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Growth Companies

 
 

Accel7 is a strategic advisor in growth-stage startup technology companies.

We partner with teams based in the Greater Hudson Valley and beyond, focusing on recruiting and attracting startups to move to and work from the region.

We provide need-based access to desk, office and/or conference room space at our office and coworking space locations.

Our mentors, coaches and experts provide advisement and connections to prospective clients and partners across the public, private and/or nonprofit sectors, focused primarily on implementing business development strategies and methods to target and capture market revenue and investor revenue.

 
BreatheAware is the best way to build skills and behaviors for stress & pain reduction.  BreatheAware is improving quality of care and patient outcomes through clinically integrated mind-body and behavioral health programs with healthcare providers.

BreatheAware is the best way to build skills and behaviors for stress & pain reduction.

BreatheAware is improving quality of care and patient outcomes through clinically integrated mind-body and behavioral health programs with healthcare providers.

Nonnatech identifies early signs of deterioration in health to improve quality of care and reduce unnecessary hospitalizations.  Nonnatech enables health insurers, ACOs, Hospital Systems and long-term care organizations to provide real-time, actionable information to refine provision of resources and detect health issues early, especially with chronic diseases.

Nonnatech identifies early signs of deterioration in health to improve quality of care and reduce unnecessary hospitalizations.

Nonnatech enables health insurers, ACOs, Hospital Systems and long-term care organizations to provide real-time, actionable information to refine provision of resources and detect health issues early, especially with chronic diseases.

Snorkle is a mixed reality platform for content distribution, intelligent playback, and analysis.  Snorkle’s dropbox enables 3D and volumetric data sharing, and intelligent media player enables content to be responsive to user’s health, making Snorkle’s solution optimal for a range of training environments across medical, aerospace, corporate, military and industrial safety sectors.

Snorkle is a mixed reality platform for content distribution, intelligent playback, and analysis.

Snorkle’s dropbox enables 3D and volumetric data sharing, and intelligent media player enables content to be responsive to user’s health, making Snorkle’s solution optimal for a range of training environments across medical, aerospace, corporate, military and industrial safety sectors.

 
 

Entrepreneur Bootcamps

 
 

Accel7 is a training partner to public, private and nonprofit sector companies and organizations.

We execute a series of sessions hyper-focused on generating an innovation mindset and sustainable business models.

We gear our bootcamps for nonprofit, corporate and business employers, public and private school districts, colleges and universities (undergrad, graduate, and post-doc), and community and volunteer groups.

 
Iona College Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation  Accel7 helped structure curriculum for the Iona Innovation Challenge, and board members, leaders, teammates and partners have mentored student teams completing coursework and competing in pitch

Iona College Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Accel7 helped structure curriculum for the Iona Innovation Challenge, and board members, leaders, teammates and partners have mentored student teams completing coursework and competing in pitch

Re>Think Local  Accel7 and Re>Think Local provide a 6-week program to build business models for locally-owned small- and medium-sized, independent businesses. We focus on ‘main street’ owners who are seeking triple bottom line growth, including artists, farmers, health and other practitioners, and community nonprofits working to co-create a sustainable Hudson Valley.

Re>Think Local

Accel7 and Re>Think Local provide a 6-week program to build business models for locally-owned small- and medium-sized, independent businesses. We focus on ‘main street’ owners who are seeking triple bottom line growth, including artists, farmers, health and other practitioners, and community nonprofits working to co-create a sustainable Hudson Valley.

Pace University Seidenberg  Accel7 leadership and partners have mentored student teams competing in the annual Mobile Development Bowl, focusing on ideation, product development and pitch prep.

Pace University Seidenberg

Accel7 leadership and partners have mentored student teams competing in the annual Mobile Development Bowl, focusing on ideation, product development and pitch prep.

 
New York Business Plan Competition  Accel7 board members, leaders and teammates have advised teams at local, regional and statewide business competitions, resulting in awards in technology and product categories.

New York Business Plan Competition

Accel7 board members, leaders and teammates have advised teams at local, regional and statewide business competitions, resulting in awards in technology and product categories.