23 Accelerator / Incubator Investors That Invest in DEI Companies

Finding the right accelerator / incubator that invests in dei can be hard. Here are 23 investors that meet both of those criteria.

1) Adam Wong

  • Fund: Starburst Aerospace
  • Title: Accelerator Principal
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, AI, Clean Tech, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, Electronics, Logistics, Manufacturing, Robotics, Space, Transportation

2) Aditya Nishtala

  • Fund: Arka Venture Labs
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, Future of Work, AI, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Logistics, DEI, Robotics, Sales Tech

3) Adrian Arnsvik Bjurefalk

  • Fund: Inventure
  • Title: Investor
  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, Developer Tools, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Fintech, Recruiting, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Sales Tech

4) Akul Penugonda

  • Fund: Composite Labs
  • Title: Co-Founder
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Art, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Enterprise, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Sales Tech, Social Impact, Travel

5) Alger Torres

  • Fund: Village Capital
  • Title: Senior Investment Analyst
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, Clean Tech, Digital Health and Wellness, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, Food and Beverage, Social Impact

6) Alifya Valiji

  • Fund: launch house
  • Title: Senior Program Manager, Metaverse
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, Cloud, Communications, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, eSports, Recruiting, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Logistics, Marketplaces, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Sales Tech

7) Arjun Sahgal

  • Fund: Data Future Lab
  • Title: General Manager
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, AI, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, DEI, Recruiting, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Consumer, Enterprise, Sales Tech, Social Impact, Space, Travel

8) Barbara Bickham

  • Fund: Trailyn VC
  • Title: Founder & Managing Partner
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AI, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Developer Tools, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Logistics, Internet of Things, Other Tech, Quantum Computing, Social Impact, Transportation

9) Brandon McCrae

  • Fund: Newchip Accelerator
  • Title: Analyst
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Entertainment, Agriculture Tech, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Web3, Digital Health and Wellness, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, Food and Beverage, Recruiting, eSports, Marketplaces, Electronics, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Food Services, Proptech, Robotics

10) Brett Calhoun

  • Fund: Scale
  • Title: Director of Operations & Founding Team
  • Location: Columbia, MO
  • Stages: Pre-Seed
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Cloud, Web3, Cybersecurity, Future of Work, Digital Health and Wellness, Developer Tools, Recruiting, Government Tech, Food and Beverage, Fintech, EdTech, E-Commerce, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Media, Professional or Technical Services, Robotics, Space, Transportation, Proptech

11) Brett Luing

  • Fund: Capital Innovators
  • Title: Program Director
  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Sales Tech, Robotics, Food Services, Sex, Social Impact, Space, Transportation

12) Brija Johnson

  • Fund: UCLA Technology Development Group
  • Title: Technology Scouting Manager
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: AI, Clean Tech, Communications, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Robotics, Space, Transportation

13) Bryan Landers

  • Fund: Speak_
  • Title: Co-founder
  • Location: Boulder, CO
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, Cloud, Communications, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Media, Consumer, Other Tech, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Food Services, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact

14) Bryson Hearne

  • Fund: Village Capital
  • Title: Manager
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, Clean Tech, Future of Work, Fintech, Social Impact

15) Courteney Real

  • Fund: Jumpstart Health Investors
  • Title: Senior Associate
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Sales Tech, Space, Transportation, Travel

16) Craig Wilson

  • Fund: NYU Tandon Future labs
  • Title: Managing Director
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Agriculture Tech, Internet of Things, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, EdTech, Fintech, Government Tech, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Sales Tech

17) Daniel Ospina

  • Fund: Pygma
  • Title: Cofounder & CVO
  • Location: Medellin, Columbia
  • Stages: Pre-Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Web3, Cloud, Fashion, Internet of Things, EdTech, E-Commerce, Fintech, Cybersecurity, Food and Beverage, Recruiting, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Marketplaces, Media, Proptech, Food Services, Social Impact

18) David Pfurtscheller

  • Fund: Starburst Aerospace
  • Title: Accelerator Principal
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Government Tech, Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Space

19) Delsa Castillo

  • Fund: Silicon Valley Bank
  • Title: Associate
  • Location: Santa Clara, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Cloud, Digital Health and Wellness, E-Commerce, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, Government Tech, DEI, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Legal, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Sales Tech, Social Impact, Space, Transportation, Travel

20) Diego Salianas

  • Fund: MACH37 Cyber Accelerator
  • Title: Director Of Program Operations
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: AI, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Internet of Things, Space

21) Dylan Crow

  • Fund: HAX
  • Title: Associate
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Electronics, Insurtech, Manufacturing, Robotics

22) Elizabeth Reynolds

  • Fund: Starburst Aerospace
  • Title: Accelerator Program Director
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AR/VR, AI, Government Tech, Recruiting, Internet of Things, Logistics, Manufacturing, Other Tech, Robotics, Space, Transportation

23) EllInternet of Things Leimer

  • Fund: Outlier Ventures
  • Title: Program Manager
  • Location: London, UK
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Web3, Fintech, Marketplaces, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, eSports, AR/VR, AI

Hopefully this list helps you find the right accelerator / incubator that invests in dei. If you’re looking to pitch these investors + the rest of the Confluence.VC investor network, make sure to check out Commonapp.VC