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.

gBETA St. Thomas takes place on the University of St. Thomas campus in St. Paul, Minnesota, and is exclusively available to students and alumni of the University of St. Thomas. Companies of any stage, industry, or business model can apply to participate.

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gBETA St. Thomas 2020

Program Dates

Application Deadline

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.


Meet with us during gBETA St. Thomas Office Hours!


gBETA St. Thomas
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Jake Smith