The Accel Leadership Program is an immersive six-month leadership program that prepares 24 technically-minded Stanford juniors, seniors, and graduate students to lead entrepreneurial ventures, with a focus on startup strategy. Each Accel Fellow will work on a team with a high growth venture CEO, to create and present a case study on a real world business problem.Fellows will:
- Benefit from access to faculty coaches and industry-leading guest speakers from Silicon Valley startup and VC firms
- Gain experience in solving real business strategy issues through interactive projects
- Master skills in leadership, organizational structure, securing resources, and operating models
- Build lasting connections through a broad network of Stanford students from all majors and a cross-section of years
Fellowship applications are accepted from current Stanford junior, senior, and graduate students from any major or school at Stanford. Preference given to technically-minded students and STEM majors who have demonstrated an interest in entrepreneurship and leadership, and/or who have taken a “launch” class such as: Lean Launchpad, Technology Venture Formation, Technology Entrepreneurship, or Intelligent Growth in Startups.