Time to BUILD

Join StepFWD, the pre-accelerator for tech startups with diverse teams.

Applications will open soon for the 2021 Cohort

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Looking to get your prototype or idea off the ground?

Get access to the best tools for turning your passion into a viable business, with the help of experienced mentors and investors.


StepFWD Events

Get a sneak peek of the program with our events throughout the year.

Why join the program?

8-week program

Our program is a 360-degree experience that teaches you the basics of founding a startup, from incorporating and legal mechanics to product development and sales.

Hands-on workshops

Our workshops are delivered by seasoned entrepreneurs and industry experts and are designed to be actionable hands-on experiences.

Tailored mentorship

Your startup will be paired with a lead mentor that will advise and guide you for the duration of the program.


You’ll get access to an extended network of entrepreneurs, investors and corporate partners, enabling you to navigate the local startup ecosystem.

Applications are closed

Applications for the 2021 Cohort will open soon.

The Program

StepFWD is dedicated to first-time and early-stage entrepreneurs who want to grow a prototype or idea into a profitable business.

Do you have questions?

Please check out the FAQ section for any questions you might have regarding eligibility criteria, the application process or program setup.