An Initiative of the City of Akron

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The Akron Global Business Accelerator welcomes all entrepreneurs to apply to our program, whether they are market-ready or not. Our dedicated staff of business leaders and seasoned entrepreneurs is here to help guide clients at all stages of development to bring their innovative ideas and products to market.

The Akron Global Business Accelerator provides assistance to technology-based startups and early-stage companies in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Advanced materials
  • Aero-propulsion power management
  • Ag-bioscience
  • Fuel cells and energy storage
  • Medical technology
  • Sensing and automation technology
  • Shale/Unconventional oil and gas
  • Situational awareness and surveillance
  • Software for business & healthcare
  • Solar photovoltaics

If you are a tech-based company, but still not sure if you qualify, please feel free to fill out an application. We’ll be happy to help you figure out what your next step should be.