Accelerate is the second contest of the MIT $100K. The purpose is prototyping. Semi-finalists will have a small budget, access to industry experts, and a dedicated month to test the idea's manifestation into a product or service. They then present their prototypes behind closed doors. Ten outstanding finalists compete live for a $10K Grand Prize and a $3K Audience Choice Award.

Applications Open: November 22nd

Applications Due: December 4th

Accelerate Finals: February 15th