Accelerator Application

Andrews Launch Accelerator Application Page

Hey there, thanks for your interest in the Andrews Launch Accelerator. To complete your application, please review the eligibility requirements one more time below, and then complete the application below. Be sure to read all instructions and notes related to the application before submitting. Keep in mind, there is a 2 minute video pitch requirement as part of the application- don’t wait until last minute to start this!

Eligibility Requirements

At least one co-founder or owner of 10% or more of the company’s equity must be either a NC State Undergraduate, Graduate, or Recent Alumni (up to 5 years) from any NC State program.

Furthermore, at least one member of the team must be present, in person, at the in-person sessions that take place in the Entrepreneurship Clinic (downtown Raleigh) once weekly. In the past these sessions have taken place on Tuesdays from 9-12.

Process / Dates

  1. Application | March 31st.
    • The actual application (done on this page, including your 2 minute pitch) is due.
  2. Applications reviewed, finalists chosen | April 13th
    • The applications submitted here will go through review and the top 10 applicants will be selected as finalists.
  3. Finalist Pitch day | April 21st, 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M in Raleigh.
    • The selected finalists will be invited to a finalist pitch day taking place in Raleigh on April 21st, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
    • During this time, finalists will give an in-person 5 minute pitch with 10 minutes of Q&A from a panel of judges.
  4. Finalists Announced | May 2nd
    • Of the 10 finalists, about 5 will be selected to participate in this years cohort. Offer letters will be sent on May 2nd.


Thanks for your interest in applying to the Andrews Launch Accelerator. As of now, the applications have closed. Keep an eye out for other updates regarding the 2023 Andrews Launch Accelerator Cohort soon!