7 Years of Accelerating
Since 2016 our founder-focused program has scaled hundreds of startups with a focus on empowering underserved communities. Today, 7 years after launching, we are proud to be recognized by countless organizations for being the most cost-effective startup program for U.S Market Entry.
+ Named #1 cost-effective NYC startup program for U.S Market entry
+ Raised $10M+ for startups with 30% of founders raising capital in 90 days
+ Vast network of NYC leaders and alumni in 25 countries
"Love what these
guys are doing."
-Chairman, New York Angels
"We came from Australia and it's been invaluable for us."
"An incredible resource for New York Startups"-
-President, Manhattan Chamber
"2020 Startups helped us raise $100k within 90 days."
"2020 Startups is a no-brainer for international startups looking to enter the U.S market"
-Hanan Brand, Co-Founder,
"It was a pleasure speaking to this amazing group of diverse startup founders. "
ff Venture Capital
"Such an extraordinary
group of talented people, I'm inspired every time."
-Lucy Norris, TV Host,
"Highly recommend 2020 for founders looking for opportunities and guidance. "
(Exited in 2023)
"2020 Startups and Mark Gold always host the best events. Looking forward to the next one! "
-Katie Weiss, Chloe Capital
"2020 Startups is an incredible organization where I met and mentor diverse founders from Australia, Singapore, Moldova, England, Israel and from the United States."
"I was part of the Q4 cohort of 2020 Startups and had enormous results like getting more clients and investors."
CEO, 3D 2BUILD
"2020 got me into Huff Post and my first Airport Pilot."
"I will forever be grateful to 2020 Startups for giving me the guidance and support in my early-stage days."
-Co-Founder, Vikram Chopra,
(Raised $15M Series A in 2023)
"Mark and Keith were instrumental in helping us close the $1.1M raise within the first 2 months."
-Co-Founder, Park and Diamond, Jordan Klein
(Raised $1.1M Seed Round 2017)
"Grateful for the insight and introductions that the 2020 Startups provided us."
-Co-Founder, Alice Chun,
DESIGNED TO DISRUPT
We've proven to help founders disrupt
marketplaces in record time.
We're powered by some of the most
innovative companies on planet earth.
Learn how to align and position with market needs to rapidly scale in the NYC.
Connect to key business leaders, investors, partners and potential customers in NYC.
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