Our Accelerator Programs

Our Accelerator Programs are focused and intensive support initiatives designed to expedite the growth and development of startups. They offer targeted mentorship, access to resources, and specialized training to help entrepreneurs overcome obstacles and achieve rapid progress. Through a time-bound and results-oriented approach, accelerator programs equip startups with the necessary tools and connections to scale their ventures, attract investments, and enter the market with a competitive edge. These programs aim to compress the traditional startup timeline, enabling participants to reach key milestones and achieve business success in a shorter timeframe.

ACIE HealthTech Accelerator

ACIE HealthTech Accelerator powered by gener8tor is a free five-week, no-equity accelerator program that provides startup founders with concierge coaching and access to a network of mentors, customers and potential investors in the United States.

The program offers early-stage companies and startups who need a helping hand during the ongoing dire economic crisis that has left companies struggling and without financial resources trying to grow and maintain their business with limited and insufficient access to their capital and vestment opportunities. In a modest but impactful this is a realistic rescue plan to restore confidence in the youth of Lebanon and early-stage businesses and startups and help them grow.

Together, gener8tor and the Asher Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship aim to bring economic diversity and job growth to Lebanon with the ACIE HealthTech Accelerator, the first of its kind of accelerator in Lebanon. In other words, we can offer a comprehensive and immediate response to the needs of companies and startups.

ACIE Global Accelerator

The ACIE Global Accelerator is a US-affiliated, Lebanese online accelerator program initiated by the Asher Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ACIE) at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK). The program supports student and faculty entrepreneurs from universities around the world.

The ACIE Global Accelerator is an 8-week program designed to help entrepreneurs accelerate the development of their ideas and products to market. The program provides participants with mentorship, training, and access to a network of investors and partners.
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This program is designed to support student and faculty entrepreneurs working on cutting-edge technologies and ideas that align with the core values of ACIE. It provides access to resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities to accelerate the development and success of the participants.

To apply for the ACIE Accelerator program, interested candidates typically need to visit the official ACIE website and navigate to the Accelerator section. There, they will find the application form and instructions on how to submit their business proposals or startup ideas. The application process may involve providing information about the business concept, team, market analysis, and other essential details for evaluation.

The selection process for the ACIE Accelerator program can vary, but common criteria often include the uniqueness and viability of the business idea, the potential impact of the product/service, the experience and capabilities of the team, and the alignment with ACIE’s values and focus areas. Additionally, startups or businesses that have already demonstrated some traction or a minimum viable product (MVP) may have an advantage during the evaluation process.

Participants in the ACIE Accelerator program can benefit from a range of support, which may include financial backing, access to a network of industry experts and mentors, workshops and training sessions, co-working space, legal and administrative assistance, marketing and public relations support, and opportunities for partnerships and collaborations with established companies.