Join the Accelerator

The Accelerator Program is a six-week, intensive program designed to give DeFi startups access to liquidity and other support to build, deploy, and grow their platforms. We connect founders to a broad network of DeFi stakeholders -- the DeFi Alliance -- which includes some of the largest trading firms in the world, other DeFi founders, VCs, legal experts and other service providers.

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Program Benefits


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


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


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


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


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


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

Jake Chervinsky

General Counsel at Compound

Tarun Chitra

Founder at Gauntlet

Tushar Jain

Managing Partner at Multicoin Capital

Michael Anderson

Cofounder at Framework Ventures

Anatoly Yakovenko

Cofounder at Solana

Michael Rabkin

Head of Institutional Sales at DV Chain


Founding Members


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