AcceliCITY: Global Smart City Startup Competition

The AcceliCITY program is an opportunity for your organization to utilize Leading City’s global network of municipal governments, universities, corporations and Smart City experts to successfully build smarter cities while propelling your startup’s growth. Selected semi-finalists will participate in a series of webinars hosted by international business, civic and academic leaders. Selected finalists will be invited to a Boston Bootcamp consisting of workshops tailored to your interests and needs as well as a pitch/demo day to showcase your innovations to potential and future clients, partners, investors, and mentors.

Rolling Application: Early applicants will be prioritized


(approximately 10 minutes to complete)

Main Benefitskey dates

  • Direct contact with international business users, clients, investors, partners, and policymakers.
  • Access to globally recognized Smart City experts
  • Leading Cities’ proven track record of successful policy design and implementation
  • Leading Cities’ tools, channels, and know-how about implementing your solutions in an urban environment
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Interested in being a mentor? Here is a link to the Mentor Application.

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Sample Mentors

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