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StartFast Venture Accelerator

About StartFast Venture Accelerator

StartFast is an accelerator program that invests in venture capital backed tech startup companies from all over the globe. Each year StartFast screens over 5,000 early-stage tech companies and selects 5 to invest in. We focus on experienced founders solving real problems for real customers. (Last year one of the founders we invested in was the #8 employee at YouTube) Of the 5 investments we made in 2018: all 5 are revenue generating, they’re achieving a 300% median annual growth rate, and 4 are raising a new round of capital.

Reviews

Marketing Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Syracuse, NY
“I liked that they didn't hold our hands through the process. They gave us things to do but we had to figure it out as we went along. I also was able to meet a lot of successful people and was able to grow my network.”

Marketing Associate

September 2018 Syracuse, NY
“I originally saw this position from a Career Services email in August before I got back to school. I was entering my senior year and knew I needed to be working throughout the year to gain experience for when I graduate. I applied to the position and interviewed with the Program Director, James Shomar on campus. After receiving the offer, James took a generous amount of time out of his schedule to explain everything about StartFast and the type of work that I would be doing. This was so helpful and was a great transition into a field like venture capital that I had no previous experience in. Over the course of the year I have enjoyed everything that I have been doing for StartFast. I was able to do such a variety of different tasks that it is so challenging for me to constrict it to only a few bullets on my resume. I can talk endlessly about how insightful it has been working with James and how much I have learned. He always made sure that I was gaining experiential learning while being productive in the work that had to be done. I had freedom of testing different strategies and always received great feedback about what was working the best to prioritize time into. ”
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