2019 eLab Summer Accelerator Program Application Now Open

Students, are you working on a startup in your dorm room at Princeton? Are you looking for mentorship and guidance? Need some funding to get started? The eLab Summer Accelerator Program could be just what you need to turn your idea into reality! Admission to the program is highly selective and space in the eLab is limited. We are looking for cohesive teams where each team member’s participation is critical.

Application Deadline: Friday, December 14, 2018 @ 11:59pm

Program Benefits

  • Workspace in the Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub for the duration of the summer program
  • Assignment of experienced mentors in their field
  • A series of targeted workshops and lectures open exclusively to eLab participants
  • Networking opportunities with entrepreneurs, legal and accounting services, investors
  • Seed funding for each team, up to $25,000 (5K per team member, maximum of 5)
  • Summer housing on campus for the duration of the program

Requirements & Additional Information

  • Open only to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate Princeton University students
  • Graduating seniors are welcome to apply
  • Open to all majors!
  • Both for-profit and not-for-profit ventures are eligible
  • Suggested team size: minimum of three (3) and a maximum of five (5)

Click Here to Apply

Important Dates​

  • November 14, 2018, 5-6PM - eLab Info Session at the eHub
  • December 4-6, 2018 - Office Hours with eLab Program Manager
  • December 10, 2018 5-6PM - eLab Info Session at the eHub
  • December 14, 2018, 11:59PM - Application Deadline for 2019 Accelerator
  • December 17, 2018 - Selection committee begins application review 
  • Early January 2019 - Teams contacted for interviews
  • January 9-11, 2019 - Interviews
  • January 14, 2019 - Offers extended 
  • January 21, 2019 - Team acceptance deadline
  • April 1, 2018 - All team members must be identified​ 
  • June 10, 2019 - eLab 2018 Kick-Off 
  • August 13-14, 2019 - eLab Demo Days in Princeton and NYC

​Questions? Contact Stephanie Landers, eLab Program Manager at slanders@princeton.edu.