Alchemist Accelerator

The Alchemist Accelerator is a new venture-backed initiative focused on accelerating the development of seed-stage ventures that monetize from enterprises (not consumers). The accelerator’s primary screening criteria is on teams, with primacy placed on having distinctive technical co-founders. The accelerator seeds around 40 enterprise-monetizing ventures / year. Over 50% close institutional rounds within 12 months of their Alchemist Demo Day.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
197 (est)+2%
Alchemist Accelerator was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Alchemist Accelerator Office Locations

Alchemist Accelerator has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1355 Market Street, 3rd Floor

Alchemist Accelerator Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$4.1 m

Latest funding size

$2 m

Time since last funding

5 months


Alchemist Accelerator's latest funding round in March 2017 was reported to be $2 m. In total, Alchemist Accelerator has raised $4.1 m

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GE invests $2 million in Alchemist Accelerator to back industrial IoT startups

 Alchemist Accelerator has raised $2 million from GE Digital to start a new program for industrial IoT startups. Stanford lecturer Timothy Chou, formerly President of Oracle On Demand, will chair Alchemist’s new IIoT accelerator along with GE Digital’s West Coast group. In the past, enterprise hardw…

Cisco gives $1 million more to enterprise startup accelerator Alchemist

EXCLUSIVE: Cisco is making a $1 million investment in startup incubator Alchemist Accelerator to support a track focused on enterprise collaboration, Alchemist Accelerator managing partner Ravi Belani told VentureBeat in a phone interview. The money comes from the Cisco Spark Innovation Fund, a $150…

Meet Alchemist’s class XIV startups making everything from smart beer taps to a faster internet

 Enterprise tech startups unveiled their products and pitched investors at Alchemist Accelerator’s 14th demo day in Santa Clara, Calif. today. The companies ranged from a Stanford AI labs spinout, Eloquent Labs, to the hardware-makers like Amber Agriculture and PubInno, to lots of software-as-a-serv…

With a $1.5M seed round, Eloquent Labs mixes AI and Mechanical Turk to fix customer service

 Keenon Werling would be the first to agree that conversational AI is regularly overhyped. So instead of taking the traditional approach and gloating about a glitzy new deeper learning algorithm to pitch his new venture Eloquent Labs, Werling instead opted to differentiate by optimizing something fa…

Security startup CryptoMove fragments data and moves it around to keep it secure

 CryptoMove, a new security startup emerging from stealth today, has a different view of data security. Instead of simply encrypting, monitoring or recording it; the early-stage startup breaks the data into pieces and continually moves it around, making it virtually impossible for hackers to do anyt…

Alchemist Accelerator closes $2.5 million to back enterprise tech startups

 The Alchemist Accelerator has closed a $2.5 million fund for very early stage investments in tech startups serving large organizations in an era when robotics, artificial intelligence and the internet of things are fundamentally changing the way they operate. Limited partners in Alchemists’ second …
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