Join the Accelerator

Accelerate DeFi is an eight-week, intensive program designed to give DeFi startups the resources to build, deploy, and grow their platforms. We connect founders to some of the largest traditional trading firms in the world, successful founders in DeFi, VCs, and legal/compliance experts, and help them build product, growth, and regulatory strategies.

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Program Benefits

Ideation

Validate product offerings and go to market strategies with seasoned mentors.

Liquidity

Pitch your platform to world-class trading firms and to attract institutional liquidity.

Capital

Optionally receive seed capital from us and develop ongoing fundraising strategies.

Events

Optionally receive seed capital from us and develop ongoing fundraising strategies.

Network

Connect with successful founders trading firms, venture capitalists, and legal/accounting experts.

Regulation

Receive strategic guidance on current regulatory best practices while keeping growth top of mind.

Our Mentors

Imran Khan

General Partner at Volt Capital

Peter Johnson

Partner at Jump Capital

Colleen Sullivan

Partner and CEO at CMT Digital

Brian Melville

Director of Strategy at Cumberland DRW

Robert Leshner

Founder at Compound

Loi Luu

Cofounder and CEO at Kyber Network

Stani Kulechov

Founder and CEO at Aave

Kain Warwick

Founder at Synthetix

Alumni

Founding Members

Testimonials