Inspiring Innovation, Investing in Success

Program

The Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA) hosts an annual competition seeking entrepreneurs ready to accelerate their businesses. From the candidates, up to six companies are selected to attend our five-month, immersive program in Telluride. We invest $25,000 in return for a 4% stake.

The entrepreneurs work together at a dedicated co-working space and attend regular workshops. The companies have dedicated access to our entrepreneurs-in-residence and committed mentors. They also benefit from a host of valuable perks including free and discounted products and services, from website development and hosting to legal and accounting.

TVA is a partner in the success of each company and ensures that all receive the targeted assistance needed to take their businesses to the next level.

Our areas of focus include:
• outdoor products and recreation
• tourism
• natural products
• health and healthy living
• energy, water, and education

*TVA does not fund in the following areas: biotech; restaurants; or businesses solely focused on the Telluride regional market.

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The Telluride Venture Accelerator (TVA) hosts an annual competition seeking entrepreneurs ready to accelerate their businesses. From the candidates, up to six companies are selected to attend our five-month, immersive program in Telluride. We invest $25,000 in return for a 4% stake.

The entrepreneurs work together at a dedicated co-working space and attend regular workshops. The companies have dedicated access to our entrepreneurs-in-residence and committed mentors. They also benefit from a host of valuable perks including free and discounted products and services, from website development and hosting to legal and accounting.

TVA is a partner in the success of each company and ensures that all receive the targeted assistance needed to take their businesses to the next level.

Our areas of focus include:
• outdoor products and recreation
• tourism
• natural products
• health and healthy living
• energy, water, and education

*TVA does not fund in the following areas: biotech; restaurants; or businesses solely focused on the Telluride regional market.

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Testimonials

“TVA provided the financial support to take one of my longstanding ideas to development – this in itself was a thrill! Also, what I learned about product development and all that it takes to start a business is invaluable!”
~ Lara Young, Telluride Action Designs/Hoggle Goggle

“With a vast network of successful business-people from around the world with ties to the community, Telluride is a great place to launch a new business. The Telluride Venture Accelerator truly accelerated Globa.li’s launch and success.”
~ Sarah Fazendin, Globa.li