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Equinor & Techstars

Energy Accelerator

Due to the current uncertainty caused by Covid-19, the corporate partners have decided to postpone the Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator to 2021. The new program start date is 15 February and Demo Day is scheduled for 11 May next year.

The opportunity

Equinor & Techstars Energy Accelerator is a global programme for companies working on disruptive solutions within oil and gas, renewables, new business models and digitalisation.


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

The programme in numbers:

  • 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
  • 5 Capgemini consultants support company and get support from Capgemini and Kongsberg.
  • Since the programme started in 2018 nine startups made deals/continue to work with Equinor.

AMA - Ask me anything
Join our AMA sessions to learn more about the programme and to meet the team. We are happy to answer all the questions you might have.

Office Hours
Grab the opportunity for a 1:1 with the Equinor & Techstars Energy team at any location. We will follow up with when and where.

Virtual Meet & Greet
Join our virtual meet and greet sessions  to learn more about what the programme can do for you.