Ethereum Classic Labs Accelerate provides technical support for blockchain and digital asset startups from the ETC developer community at two cohorts per year. Each cohort includes 6 to 10 concepts that receive mentorship and support for business strategy, venture funding development, networking, and introductions. 

Cohort Program Structure

The 12-week remote program includes two weeks in-person at week 1 to get acquainted with your mentors, ETC Labs partners, investors and week 12 to perfect your pitch and present on stage to our investors on Demo Day. The remote sessions include a weekly all-hands, 1:1 check-ins, and office hours with ETC mentors. The teams get great perks from our service partners, seen below:

To join as a mentor or service provider, apply here. 

What are we looking for? 

Ethereum Classic Labs works with teams focused on Decentralized Finance application and infrastructure. 

  • middleware and dev tooling
  • financial inclusion
  • solutions for emerging markets. 
  • Ideas outside of the box or a new way to work with the Ethereum Classic protocols.

If that sounds like a great fit for your team, apply now. 

Cohort III — February 2020, applications are now closed. 

Cohort IV — August 2020, apply or send an email to (