Connecting Minority and Women Tech Founders to Institutional/Industry Knowledge & Capital
ACCESS TO UNIVERSITY TALENT
The MVP Accelerator is a venture-in-residence program at the NYIT School of Management-Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (SOMCES). SOMCES is a premiere and distinguishable leader in entrepreneurship education and provides access to talent, faculty research, and expertise to manage successful entrepreneurial ventures in the context of a technological and global market place.
DSM/AR/VR TECH INNOVATIONS
MVP launched its technical assistance programs to support more than mobile, social, or ventures led by minorities and women. The Accelerator also supports end-to-end product development through augmented reality, 3D printing, and Circuit-board Fabrication. These resources will further support the development of scalable in communities of color.
MVP offers a comprehensive calendar of business education events in NYC in supplement to it’s training bootcamps. These programs serve to connect groups of emerging entrepreneurs, startups, and early-growth companies to thought leadership and innovators in tech entrepreneurship.
The MVP Accelerator is a fast-moving business education program dedicated to the launch, scale, and exit of minority / women-led technology firms. MVP selects qualified candidates from low-to-moderate income communities to learn strategy behind their ideas, build a technical team, while participating in a comprehensive ecosystem of industry and academic knowledge.
HANDS ON MENTORING
MVP accelerates a variety of startups at different stages. Typically the earliest stage a startup enters our program is A) having a core team with diverse skill sets in place, and B) has a product built that initial customers are using. Startups will gain an immense amount of condensed experience through hands-on mentoring, connections to extremely targeted industry insiders, and exposure to investors and the press contacts.
MVP is powered by VANGUARDE CONSULTING a leading provider of entrepreneurial training and content for small business innovation. VANGUARDE delivers high-value programming and learning opportunities for more than 10,000 small businesses throughout New York City, New Jersey, Boston, and Delaware.
who we are
Working in partnership with local university partners, corporations, business service agencies, experts and shared work-space, MVP provides a collaborative environment where MWBE tech founders can be mentored by seasoned entrepreneurs and professionals. Through these collaborations MVP offers office space, a secure place to work with infrastructure, administration, and a reservoir of expertise so critically needed for growth and sustainability.