We’ve made it our mission to find the next generation of great companies around the world. DSH Accelerator fosters and funds early stage startups — providing an environment, where passion, creativity and a desire to change the world collide.

We’re on the Lookout for the World’s Next Unicorns

From our roots in Draper Startup House to our collaboration with the Draper Venture Network, Draper University & “Meet the Drapers”, we know firsthand what it takes for startups to succeed. Early opportunities, access to funding, the right mentors, and a creative environment for fostering and growing great ideas into phenomenal businesses, can often be deciding factors on whether a company ever gets off the ground.

Our 2022 startup accelerators take place in Austin TX, home to a vibrant startup culture. Future startup accelerators will follow a pop-up model and be housed at various locations across the world.

We look for:

  • Exceptional People
  • Extraordinary, Out-of-the-Box and Unconventional Ideas
  • Startups across all industries

Are you the world’s next unicorn?

An Overview of Our Accelerator Programs

10 startups will be chosen for each cohort. Participants will live amongst other entrepreneurs to foster innovation and an expansion of ideas.

Through our startup accelerator programs, you’ll gain the resources, tools and experiences you need to take your company to the next level.

One month in Austin, Texas
Pillow included: Live on-site in our own co-living locations
Up to US $100K investment for selected teams
Get mentored by industry leaders
Learn from top CEOs & founders from around the world
No boring lectures! Team-learning experiences

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The Adventure Starts Here

Come hang with the startup house Thursday, August 18 from 5-7PM at Lustre Pearl East. First drinks on us! -> must RSVP through link in bio.

Shoutout to @vlogmi for capturing the energy of the ATX house 🔥

“I will fail and fail again until I succeed!” - @timdraper ...

Female Founders 📣 WE WANT YOU! August 1 - September 3, 2022. We’re looking for incredible female founders in the pre-seed stage, across all industries to come live with our cohort of other founders and participate in programming for 1 month in Austin, TX. If you want to throw your name in the hat or have know someone who would gain valuable experience from this opportunity, email katie@draperstartuphouse.com with your deck by Friday, July 15th. ...

Pitch Please: DSH Podcast

Listen to previously closed conversations between investors and entrepreneurs to gain insight into how startups pitch their companies and how venture capitalists ask their questions.

Draper Startup House

A global network of physical spaces for entrepreneurs to live, stay, learn and connect.

DSH Accelerator Events

Plug into your local network by attending our entrepreneurial focused events, workshops and more.