The PeaceTech Accelerator is an eight-week program in Washington, D.C. providing intensive mentorship and training with particular emphasis on cloud technology. We work to help talented startups and nonprofits scale rapidly and sustainably.

We focus on 7 core innovation themes:

  1. Integrity, accountability and governance
  2. Countering violent extremism
  3. Managing resource scarcity
  4. Cybersecurity for stability and peacekeeping
  5. Veteran rehabilitation and Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) in post conflict countries
  6. Refugee protection and assistance
  7. Preventing gender violence

Program Requirements

We’re looking for early stage startups that are ready to scale on the cloud. Ideal applicants include a strong founding team, an innovative solution, and an impact focus related to our core innovation themes. As part of program participation, C5 Accelerate invests $25,000 for a 5% equity stake in each participating company.