gBETA is a program of nationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor. gBETA is a free, seven-week accelerator for early-stage companies with local roots. Each program is capped at five teams, and requires no fees and no equity


The Program

gBETA runs multiple times every year in cities across the United States & Canada. Up to five companies from a range of verticals are selected from a competitive applicant pool to participate in the seven-week program. During the program, companies meet with the gBETA team twice a week for an hour each to refine their business model, meet mentors, strategize their growth, gain customer traction and pitch investors.

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Every week during the program, gBETA hosts Lunch & Learn, a free lunch series featuring discussions from leaders in the local entrepreneurial community. For more information about this series and to learn how to attend an Lunch & Learn nearest you, click here.

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Pitch Night is a showcase event featuring recent gBETA alumni. At Pitch Night, participating gBETA companies give a five-minute pitch in front of a captive audience of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and community members.Discover more about Pitch Night here.


Participating Companies Receive:

  • Individualized coaching and mentorship from the gBETA team during weekly, one-on-one meetings.

  • One-on-one meetings with 25+ mentors including serial entrepreneurs, subject matter experts and investors.

  • Weekly Lunch & Learn series featuring topics relevant to startups including understanding market size, choosing a revenue model, and how to pitch investors. Lunch & Learn events are free and open to the public.

  • Exclusive Pitch Night reception during which participating companies have the opportunity to pitch to an audience of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and community members.

  • Opportunity to build relationships within each cohort of five companies, and the community of gener8tor and gBETA alumni.

  • $1M + in deals and perks from vendors like IBM Cloud, Rackspace, Amazon, PayPal, Zendesk and Microsoft.