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DreamIt’s accelerator programs clear the way for the brightest, high-potential teams to hone their ideas and focus on developing and executing the strategies that will create long-term business success. We foster rapid growth of our portfolio companies by bringing together exceptional people and their ideas with the funding, mentorship and support they need to build thriving businesses that can succeed in the long-term.

Since 2008, DreamIt Ventures has launched 156 companies who have gone on to raise over $176M and have an enterprise value greater than a half a billion dollars.

We’re looking for the brightest people with the best ideas. If you have a great team and a great idea, check out DreamIt’s upcoming accelerator schedules!

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Nov
05
DreamIt Ventures Launches DreamIt Athena, the First Comprehensive Accelerator Program for Female Startup Founders Hosted By a Top-tier Accelerator


Governor Tom Corbett and the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development award $491,930 grant to DreamIt Ventures to start the program in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – November 5, 2014DreamIt Ventures today announces the launch of DreamIt Athena, its accelerator track focused on providing female startup founders hands-on support to hone their ideas, develop strategies, and turn their ideas into scalable, fundable companies. This is the first program run by a top-tier startup accelerator that focuses specifically upon providing women the resources needed to build their companies.

“All the dialogue in the press has been about the problems female entrepreneurs face. We’re not just talking about it – we’re actually implementing a solution. In many cases, access to a valuable network, mentors and early-stage capital are the critical resources that are largely unavailable to aspiring female founders,” says Karen Griffith Gryga, DreamIt managing partner. “We see a huge opportunity for women-founded startups, and we want to change the conversation.”

Gov. Corbett and the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development’s Discovered in PA — Developed in PA (D2PA) program have awarded DreamIt a $491,930 grant to fund the program. The DreamIt Athena track will begin running during DreamIt Philadelphia 2015.

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Oct
21
DreamIt Health Philadelphia Gives a Sneak Peek into the Future of Healthtech at Demo Day


DreamIt Ventures, Independence Blue Cross and Penn Medicine host event to showcase healthtech companies’ achievements during the startup accelerator program

PHILADELPHIA – October 21, 2014 – Some of the most promising startup teams in healthtech will pitch their companies to an audience of several hundred investors, industry leaders and potential customers at DreamIt Health Philadelphia Demo Day (#DreamItHealth) on Thursday, October 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

These teams have spent the last four months participating in the DreamIt Health Philadelphia 2014 accelerator program, where they’ve received hands-on support and resources to develop their ideas into scalable companies with high-growth potential. At Demo Day, each team will have seven minutes to share their progress and present key business milestones and plans for future growth. Continue reading →


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