Accelerate 2022

George Mason University presents:

"Accelerate 2022"
Catalyzing metro DC’s innovation, investment and entrepreneurship communities

Accelerate 2022 spurs Northern Virginia’s innovation and entrepreneurship to a new level and showcases the Virginia, Maryland, and metropolitan DC region as a destination for business development, venture investment, and job creation.

Northern Virginia and the DC Metro area are exploding with activity, with arrivals of large tech operations, including Microsoft, Google, and Amazon. The area is also growing tech startups, innovative growth companies, and a deep pool of talent

The annual Accelerate events will be located principally in Arlington’s Virginia Square neighborhood – just a couple of miles from Amazon’s HQ2, and a few metro stops away from Reagan National Airport (DCA).
Accelerate 2022 is an investor conference and startup business competition that showcases Northern Virginia as a powerhouse for innovation and business opportunity.

The competition fuels innovation-based business growth by showcasing the best and brightest new tech startups to potential investors to foster their development within Metro DC.

Dozens of top tech companies and 20+ student teams will compete to win cash and bragging rights. The competition targets entrepreneurs with early to mid seed stage, high growth businesses with the potential to have an immediate and positive impact on our local economy, as well as student concepts with longer-term business viability.
The audience for this year’s event includes:
• Early to mid stage venture capital
• Angel investors / Angel groups
• Preseed and Seed Funds
• Tech entrepreneurs
• Business innovators
• Entrepreneurial students
• Ecosystem service providers

For more information contact:


Oct 19 2021 - Oct 20 2021


Eastern Time
7:00 am - 9:00 pm


$75 - $400

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Regional Event


George Mason University - Arlington Campus - Founders Hall
Van Metre Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22201


George Mason University, School of Business
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