World-Class Advisors.


Quality Over Quantity.

Our approach to the mentor-network is a bit different than most accelerators. We strive for our startups to develop meaningful connections with a tight group of brilliant, high-quality founders.

  • David Rose
    David Rose Founder, CEO - Gust
  • Nsi Obotetukudo
    Nsi Obotetukudo Cofounder - AlleyNYC
  • Chinedu Echeruo
    Chinedu Echeruo Founder - HopStop
  • Anne Kavanagh
    Anne Kavanagh Cofounder - MatchPad
  • Daniel Rose
    Daniel Rose Chairman, Rose Associates
  • Michael Mandel
    Michael Mandel Cofounder, CEO - Compstak
  • Nick Romito
    Nick Romito Cofounder, CEO - VTS
  • Ryan Slack
    Ryan Slack Cofounder, Property Shark
  • Richard Sarkis
    Richard Sarkis Cofounder, CEO - Reonomy
  • Jonathan Wasserstrum
    Jonathan Wasserstrum Cofounder - The Sq Ft
  • Brandon Weber
    Brandon Weber Founder, CEO - Hightower
  • David Mandell
    David Mandell Cofounder, CEO - PivotDesk

AREA Cohort Schedule

Dec 28

Application Deadline

Jan 1


Jan 9

Orientation Day/ Kickoff

June 30

Program Ends

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