Build and Scale Your Startup
Innovation Depot’s Velocity Accelerator is all about helping you quickly grow and scale your tech startup. We give you $50k, lots of perks, a great workspace, and help you open doors and build connections to grow your company. If you’re a tech entrepreneur there’s no better place to start your journey. Birmingham is the #1 City in North America for Millennial Entrepreneurs. Come to the Velocity Accelerator and find out why.
Are you a high-growth, technology product company? Are you ready to work on your company full time? Velocity Accelerator will help you make 1 year of progress in just 3 months.
What happens when you give startups a perfect work environment, incredible mentors, investors, training, and cash? Magic!
Top tech entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate partners from Birmingham and around the South will help your startup grow and scale quickly.
Cash & Perks
Teams receive $50k in cash & access to over $1MM in perks to dive full time into their startup. Top teams have the potential to score follow-on funding.
January – April
Max 10 Startups
The highly energized Velocity Team will help you make the most of your experience. They serve over 100 companies every day, so adding 10 more… not a problem! View List
What You’ll Get
Cash & Perks
$50k for 6% Equity in your startup. That’s not a bad deal.
Our awesome connections give you over $1MM in tools for your startup.
Pitch to investors. Score a term sheet. Qualify for follow-on funding.
Birmingham is experiencing a renaissance. The startup community is playing a huge role in the rebirth of our community. Companies that stay in town will be encouraged to migrate into Innovation Depot, gaining access to its world-class amenities while staying connected with Velocity teams, mentors, and future entrepreneurs. Come be a part of Birmingham’s startup movement. You’ll be glad you did.
Reach out to our Director of Programs & Culture.