About the program

What is the Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator?

The Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator is a 13 weeks global, mentorship-driven program for founders who are shaping and serving the energy sector.

The program is an opportunity for startups to accelerate development with collaborative support from Equinor, Capgemini & Techstars, with access to over 100 mentors and subject matter experts from all around the world.

The opportunity

Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator is a global program for companies working in the energy sector. 

We are looking for startups that are developing cutting-edge technology and working on solutions that can help us drive the energy transition. We believe that working with startups helps us become more innovative and agile. 

The program is an opportunity for startups to accelerate their technology by collaborating with Equinor and get support from Capgemini.

The four focus areas for this years’ program:

Energy Production

Net Zero Future

Digital & operational Enablers


Program info

  • Several hundreds of applications each year
  • Applicants from 40+ countries
  • 10 companies get invited 
  • Programme length 13 weeks
  • Techstars staff facilitate 
  • 100+ mentors involved
  • Hosted at Equinor’s Oslo office
  • Support from a team of 5 Capgemini consultants

Sep 29th, 2021
Application open

Dec 1st, 2021
Final Deadline

Mar 21st, 2022
Accelerator Starts

Jun 16th, 2022
Demo Day