Accelerate! Hudson Valley

Accelerate Hudson Valley Pitch Competition by Think Dutchess and Upstate Capital

Think Dutchess and Upstate Capital present Accelerate Hudson Valley, an event to highlight the entrepreneur and start-up community in Dutchess County and beyond. The event introduces a unique and vetted pipeline of entrepreneurial talent to the local community and potential investors. It brings together established companies, suppliers, investors and dealmakers with start-ups and entrepreneurs to advance businesses from ideation to realization.

What to expect at Accelerate HV:

  • Start-up pitches for new products, services and companies
  • Conversations with business owners and CEOs building tech businesses
  • Discussions with industry experts and investors

The event will be held online and in-person on September 15, 2022 at Revel 32 in Poughkeepsie, NY.  Join us to learn about the exciting innovations and creative individuals across industries ready to succeed.

Apply to pitch now by submitting this form on the Upstate Capital website. The deadline to apply is Thursday, August 18, 2022.

How to Sponsor 

Are you interested in gaining exposure for your organization as well as promoting promising new technologies and innovations?  A number of sponsorship opportunities are available including a limited number of exclusive opportunities.

Download the sponsor form HERE



A premier business-led organization, Think Dutchess Alliance for Business brings together 10 agency partners creating a one-stop shop for your site selection, financing, incentives, permitting and advocacy, strategic planning and counseling, marketing and networking needs.