dlab accelerator

dlab Accelerator

Founded: 2018

dlab by SOSV is a virtual accelerator that supports the growth and development of innovative decentralization technologies and applications of the blockchain.


Program Type
Startup Accelerator
Accelerators & Incubators
AdviceDeepTechInformation TechnologyInternetProduct DesignVirtual
3 to 12 months

The dlab Accelerator by SOSV offers a virtual startup accelerator program that specializes in developing new concepts in decentralization and the applications of blockchain technology. 

dlab recruits startups who are revolutionizing existing operations by creating open, transparent, and participatory systems using blockchains and other revolutionary decentralization technologies. Sempo, Crayonic, and API3 are all examples of startups to have successfully traversed the dlab curriculum.

Operating under the umbrella of venture capital firm and parent accelerator SOSV, dlab provides up to $250k in staged, venture capital to pre-seed/ seed-stage startups. The dlab accelerator program offers support through a 3 to 12 month long residency of scheduled review and feedback sessions, mentorship interactions, and specifically tailored help. The multi-faceted program comes to the aid of product design, user experience, business development, marketing, fundraising, and much more. 

The dlab global mentor network includes more than fifty entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts with backgrounds including technology, business, government, legal, and research.  What’s more, SOSV’s global alumni community network spans more than 2,000 founders from across the world, presenting additional opportunities for support, networking and partnerships. The work isn’t over as a startup graduates from the program as evidenced by a 15-year track record of follow-on investments. dlab prioritizes lifelong partnerships and ongoing guidance for all accepted ventures.

In addition to funding opportunities, founders enjoy $500K worth of perks from partners and leading infrastructure providers. Given the virtual nature of the program, there are no restrictions on geography. As long as your startup believes in revolutionizing the human experience through blockchain technology, you are welcome to apply.



City / State
New York CityRemoteVirtual
United States

Funding & Benefits

CategoriesType of Funding
Up to $250K
Other Benefits
$500K worth of perks from partners and leading infrastructure providers


Application Status
Crunchbase Rank
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