GSE Accelerator

Welcome to the Global Startup Ecosystem

Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): is the world’s first digital accelerator and leads today as one of the largest digital ecosystem development platforms. With a mission to educate, inspire and prepare individuals and organizations for the digital age, GSE brings together both private and public stakeholders to address humanity’s greatest challenges via exponential technologies and entrepreneurship.

About Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) Accelerator

The Global Startup Ecosystem  hosts the world’s 1st and largest digital accelerator – supporting 1000 companies from 90 countries every year. The program is customized with local stakeholders and speakers from  7 key regions- Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Caribbean, Latin America and the Middle East. 

The GSE digital accelerator program is open to all small businesses, startups, and freelancers. Up to 100 companies are selected per region and 10 are selected as semi finalists for pitch demo day. The top 3 winners are the cohort winners of their class and receive partner prizes, media features, and potential investment.


The program is free. No equity ask. No obligation. All accepted participants receive over $250k in free credits from our corporate partners.

GSE 5th Annual Digital Accelerator (Career Edition)

GSE Her Future Digital Accelerator (Career Edition)

GSE Afro Future Digital Accelerator (Culture Edition)

Our Accelerator Partners!

GSE Digital Accelerator History

The GSE Accelerator started in 2015 with small webinar series workshop training programs. In 2016 an accelerator program launched in the Caribbean went viral. That year 500 companies were accepted from the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. In 2017 GSE added Europe and Americas and accepted 750 companies. In 2018 the program expanded to 1000 companies, receiving applicants from 7 regions and 300+ from partner accelerators programs within the network. As of 2019, GSE hosts the annual digital accelerator program with 1000 companies from 90 countries. Customized digital  accelerator programs in Ai, Space, VR, Blockchain, have recently launched with great success. One of the more esteemed programs is the in person Her Future Summit programs in New York and London. As we expand, we will continue to offer our core annual digital accelerator program and offer additional industry and community accelerator programs based on demand.

GSE Digital Accelerator Cohort Growth

2016 Accelerator Cohort
2017 Accelerator Cohort
2018 Accelerator Cohort
2019 Accelerator Cohort
2020 Accelerator Cohort

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Africa

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Caribbean

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Latin America

Middle East