Global Accelerator

igniteXL is a Silicon Valley based accelerator and seed fund focused on international entrepreneurs coming to Silicon Valley to build a global company.

Greatness comes in many different shapes and forms. Often times, it gets lost in translation because of culture and language.

We set out to help international entrepreneurs discover their own greatness by injecting key resources to speed up the process of building great global companies.

Global Community

Located at the GSVlabs, entrepreneurs work side by side with other entrepreneurs from all around the world.


Over 300 domain specific experts and serial entrepreneurs are ready to meet and work with you.


Our curriculum ranges from intensive customer development exercises and product market testing to roundtable talks with Silicon Valley CEOs

All-Hands Support

Entrepreneurship is not just a business. It’s also a personal journey. All of us at igniteXL are here to support you through your entrepreneurship journey.


Meaningful and relevant connections at the early stage are priceless. Combining our team and mentor’s network, entrepreneurs have access to our vast network in Silicon Valley and Asia.


Selected companies will receive direct or syndicated funding from igniteXL.

Our Programs

Education focused learning on Silicon Valley’s best practice on entrepreneurship.

Intense customer development exercises to product/market fit testing to validate your product/service for the global market

A customized post-acceleration program to help company launch, grow, and get to series A funding or to revenue generating stage. Admission is on a rolling basis.

Our support doesn’t end at the end of the program. Through our Alum program, all igniteXL graduates receive continued support and access to our mentors and resources.

Our Team

Our Mentors

Our Partners



How to Sell Hardware?

Date : Oct 12, 2016
Time : 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)
Location : Indiegogo HQ

965 Mission St. San Francisco

between 5th & 6th St in Soma


Why You Must Prioritize Branding & PR to Succeed

Date : September 28, 2016
Time :  6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Location : NextSpace Berkeley
2081 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704


K-Startup LA DEMO Day 2016

Date : July 29, 2016
Time : 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PST)
Location : Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street Room

: 304ABC, Los Angeles, CA 90015


IoT Security & Connecting Silicon Valley to China

Date : June 27, 2016
Time : 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)
Location:The Batchery

2036 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
3rd Floor



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미국·일본서 먼저 알아본 K스타트업, 1000만달러 ‘대박’

0 Comments / July 25. 2016

원투씨엠 ‘스마트폰 스탬프’, 쿠폰 도장 찍듯 사용 가능 일본 업체와 600만달러 수출 계약 미래엔씨티 ‘주차 공간 안내’·해보라 ‘무선 통화 이어셋’도 중국·미국서 300만·100만달러 유치 정부·KT, 맞춤형 지원

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7 Ways to Keep Your Customers Begging for More

0 Comments / June 19. 2016

For too many small businesses, customer service is still seen as a “burden.” Entrepreneurs don’t realize that this burden is actually costing them over $200 billion

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South Korea’s government launches its first accelerator program for international startups

0 Comments / May 16. 2016

In a bid to make South Korea’s tech industry more diverse, the government has created an accelerator for startups from around the world. Called the K-Startup

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Contact Us

Contact Address :

Silicon Valley HQ:
GSV Labs, 425 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063
Sunnyvale Office:
ATI Dream Center, 1290 Reamwood Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Phone: 650-307-5722