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About Techstars Energy Accelerator

Techstars Energy Accelerator in partnership with Equinor is a 13 week intensive start-up accelerator for those who work on disruptive solutions within oil and gas, renewables, new business models and digitalisation.


Start-ups get to access Equinor, KONGSBERG, McKinsey and Techstars resources, and our global network of expertise to fast track their business. We invest up to $ 120,000 in the ten selected start-ups that are determined to disrupt our industry and shape energy platforms for the future.

0 18 February - 12 May
0 9 September
0 5 December


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Ten companies selected for Techstars Energy Accelerator in partnership with Equinor

Equinor today announces the inaugural class of global start-up companies selected to participate in the Techstars Energy Accelerator.

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KONGSBERG and McKinsey & Company join Techstars Energy Accelerator in partnership with Equinor 

The partners also announce the official theme for the accelerator as “Energy Platforms for the Future.”

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Equinor and Techstars launch global accelerator programme for ambitious energy innovators

Equinor is partnering with Techstars to create a global accelerator program for innovators and entrepreneurs who aspire to shape the future of energy.