Preparing Nevada Startups for Early Stage Capital

Startup Incubator & Startup Investment Opportunities

We are Nevada’s State-Wide startup accelerator & incubator. We enable entrepreneurs to develop and scale ideas from MVP to revenue-producing businesses, invest our own capital, then connect founders to additional growth capital.

Get Help Funding Your Startup

You have an amazing idea, and you’ve researched it and are positive there’s a market out there that’s waiting for this product or service. The only trouble is that you have no funding to get from Point A to Point B. You may not even know how to begin looking for investment sources.

That’s okay because our accelerator makes an initial investment, then gives you the sales, marketing, development, and other tools to position yourself with early stage investors to raise additional capital. As you progress, we  connect you with our network of angel investors and other capital sources.

Benefits for Startups

Incubation

Incubate and connect with coaches, mentors, capital sources, and more.

Education

Get your act together before talking to investors with our workshops

Mentorship

Be guided by specialized mentors committed to your success

Capital

Benefit from our partnerships with Seed VC firms, Angel Groups, and the SBA

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Become an Angel Investor

An idea paired with the right investor and mentor can become the next big industry disruptor. You’ve heard the stories, but you’ve never had the chance to do it yourself. You can change that by learning what it takes to successfully invest in business startups.

Angel investing is riskier than other types of investments, but done properly, the rewards of making a great return while impacting our community makes it worthwhile. StartUpNV’s mission is to educate individuals on what it takes to be a good angel investor and make smart, successful investments. We’re establishing the angel investing ecosystem in Nevada, and you can be part of this bigger movement.

Be the good in the world.
Ready to invest while making a difference?

Benefits for Investors

Education

Learn the fundamentals of angel investing through our educational events

Community

Collaborate with seasoned investors and like-minded individuals

Success

Make better decisions by gaining knowledge and insight

Opportunity

Gain access to opportunities right in front of you

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Upcoming Events

StartUpNV Accelerator | “Pitch Day for $50k”

Every other Wednesday at 2pm

See 2 companies pitch for acceptance into the StartUpNV accelerator – and the $50,000 investment from FundNV that comes with it. Pitches are conducted live at our offices in Las Vegas, Reno, and online via zoom.

The public is invited to attend Nevada’s “Shark Tank” – watch the pitches, ask questions, and provide feedback. Our panel of FundNV investors make the final determination of what companies are invited to join the 16 week accelerator.

Register here or click the button below to get links and advanced info for each pitch day.

We are a Diverse, Inclusive Team

Our mission is to grow a vibrant, inclusive startup ecosystem — and diversify the Nevada economy. We welcome all to participate with us.

We are a non-profit, non-partisan organization and do not endorse any political candidates or positions. Any views expressed by members of our team of volunteers, board members, mentors, advisors, investors, or the founders / companies in our program are their own.

Want to participate or know more?

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Donate

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit and our low member fees cover a small part of our costs. We depend on donations to support our mission. Please click to donate directly or to find out how you can donate via your regular Amazon purchases.

Volunteer

Volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds and skills. Help with everything from teaching a class, mentoring, raising donations, conducting research, organizing meetings, help with presentations, the list is nearly endless.