In the picturesque US Virgin Islands, where turquoise waters meet pristine sandy beaches, one might not immediately associate this tropical paradise with the bustling tech startup scene. However, behind the swaying palms and crystal-clear seas is a

Every Tech Entrepreneur Needs to Join an Incubator

Participating in a startup incubator can provide invaluable support and resources if you're a new tech or app entrepreneur looking to turn your idea into a successful venture. One such program is the USVI Idea Incubator. Here are five reasons why:

6 Tips for a Successful USVI Idea Incubator Application

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur with a tech/app idea, the USVI Idea Incubator program can help you turn that idea into a scalable venture. But before joining the program, you'll need to create a strong application that clearly articulates your

Making the Most of Your Incubator

Being selected to participate in the USVI Idea Incubator is a significant achievement for any aspiring entrepreneur. It provides access to valuable resources, mentorship, and funding to help turn your idea into a successful venture. However, once

Why Tech Entrepreneurship Matters in the USVI

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) has long been known for its stunning beaches and beautiful scenery. However, in recent years, the region has become a hub for tech entrepreneurship, with a growing number of startups and innovators looking to make their

Applications Now Open for USVI Idea Incubator

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Five Emerging Technology Companies Selected to Participate in the 4th RTPark Startup Acceleratorand Demo Day

The Research and Technology Park (RTPark) has selected five startups to participate in Cohort 4 of its accelerator program, designed for early-stage tech enabled businesses. The RTPark’s accelerator program, Accelerate VI offers mentorship,

Accelerate VI Awarded $50,000 SBA Grant to Support Building Tech Entrepreneurship in the USVI

Accelerate VI (AVI), a program designed by the UVI RTPark to help early-stage tech companies grow and scale their business from the U.S. Virgin Islands, was among 84 winners across the United States—including 48 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia—who support innovation, inclusivity, and equity within the entrepreneurship ecosystems of their respective communities. Each winner was awarded a $50,000 grant to support entrepreneurs developing STEM-related innovations. This is the first time the U.S. Virgin Islands has been selected as a winner in this competition.

U.S. Virgin Islands Research & Technology Park Announces Second Cohort of Accelerate VI

The Research and Technology Park (RTPark) has selected eight startups to participate in Cohort 2 of its business accelerator and demo day. The program, originally slated to take place at RTPark’s new coworking space in downtown Christiansted has been converted to a virtual curriculum designed to offer mentorship, guidance, advisory support, access to capital and an assortment of startup perks for the budding enterprises.

Accelerate VI in AfroTech

Accelerate VI will be offering up to (7) startups led by ambitious entrepreneurs from around the world the opportunity to gain access to community, mentorship, work space, capital, international development resources, and more in our second accelerator program starting on April 13th in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.

We encourage you to reach out to learn more about joining the next ACCELERATE VI cohort.

Applications for the Spring 2020 cohort will close 11:59pm EST on March 8, 2020.