Tech-enabled Startups Apply to Desai Accelerator Program by February 3rd

Dec 6th - Feb 3rd
Dec 6th - Feb 3rd

Join the Desai Community!

We look for early stage technology-based companies with demonstrated product-building capability, market validation, and an exceptional team dynamic with the ability to execute quickly.

As part of the Desai Accelerator, teams are granted founder-friendly seed funding, access to our wide mentor network, and collaborative work space in downtown Ann Arbor. Read more about our program here.


We appreciate warm introductions to promising startups, and have accepted several teams from community recommendation. If you know founders who are right for Desai, please complete our contact form and check “Recommending a Team”.

Selection criteria include:

  • Must be tech-enabled startup (technology must be core to the business)
  • Have a functional prototype and/or time to market < 1 year
  • The┬ástartup is venture backable, seeking exit within 10 years
  • Prefer B2B companies
  • Must be in Ann Arbor full-time for the duration of the program