VIP-Xcelerate

Accelerate your business when you’re ready to launch!

VIP-X is an intense, 3-month accelerator program for the most dedicated student and alumni entrepreneurs and the most advanced startups in VIP-C.

When your startup is ready to launch, VIP-X provides the additional resources and mentoring that you need to take your venture to the next level.

Applications are by invitation only, from current members of VIP-C.

You’re a passionate entrepreneur, with an idea that can change the world. We’re here to help. 

Applications by invitation only, from VIP-C founders

Questions? Email Valentina Goutorova

VIP-X runs three times annually: fall, spring, and summer

  • Individual advising
  • Dedicated seed funding
  • Advanced workshops and guest speakers, with subjects tailored to the interests of that cycle’s members
  • All the resources available to members of VIP-C, like co-working space and a strong community of fellow entrepreneurs

Meet the Fall 2021 members of VIP-X

Jeremy Gartner (WG’22)

Helping Under-Appreciated Directors Get VP Level Interviews in 2 Months or Less

Gabriela Ariana Campoverde (GEN’22, WG’22)

Funding small businesses with a unique approach.

Zachary Johnson (WG’22)

Simplified, habitual skincare for men.

Bryan Dinner (L’22, WG’22); Elizabeth Chou (ENG’24)

Clarifi is a distraction-free digital workspace with automated coaching tools where teens do digital homework more efficiently and independently.

Vlasta Schutzenhofer (ENG’20); Abi Szabo (ENG’20)

A better way to soothe period pain.

Isoken Igbinedion (WG’21); Simone Kendle (WG’21)

The first-ever computer vision powered custom hair products.

Saif Khawaja (W’21, G’23)

Shinkei Systems builds robotics that minimizes fish waste and multiplies shelf-life.

Previous VIP-X Members:

Summer 2021:

Spring 2021:

Fall 2020:

Summer 2020:

Spring 2020:

Fall 2019:

Summer 2019:

  • Air23: (Sieva Kozinsky, WG’20; Vishnu Rachakonda, ENG’18, GEN’19) Helping Pharma Companies Recruit For Clinical Trials
  • Avior Analytics: (Ryan Wosick, ENG’19; Joseph Scheidt) Improving Patient Engagement in Physical Therapy
  • BioAlert Technologies: (Marc Rosenberg, C’18, GEN’19; Soleil Carrero, GEN’19) The First Continuous Infection Monitoring System
  • ConnectED Mobile: (Andie Kaplan, WG’20) Cell phone service made easy
  • Frutero Ice Cream: (Mike Weber, WG’20; Vedant Saboo, WG’20) Sweet Treats Straight From The Tropics

Spring 2019:

  • Elix: (Lulu Ge, WG’20) Personalized Plant-Based Healing Formulas
  • Cobare: (Jelece Morris, WG’19) Sustainable Solutions For Feminine Care
  • Keaton: (Melina Flabiano, WG’19) Carefully Crafted Office Workwear For Women
  • Polyview: (Amreeta Gill, WG’19; Tyler MacBroom, WG’18) Enhancing Operational Productivity with Management Software
  • Synovium: (Elston He, L’20, WG’20; Rajiv Patel-O’Connor, C’19; Evan Zou, C’19, W’19) Leveraging Data For Treating Autoimmune Diseases

Fall 2018:

Summer 2018:

Spring 2018:

Fall 2017:

Summer 2017:

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Fall 2016: