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the future
of retail.

Target supports your entrepreneurial journey to change the retail industry with our proven guidance and mentorship.

uniquely Target.

Innovation is part of Target's DNA. And so is recognizing the importance of teamwork and a sense of community. Target Accelerators brings those same values to our programs.

open access.

When launching a startup, connections are paramount. That's why we provide access to mentors from across our network, including executive leadership at Target.


Diversity inspires innovation. So we're committed to working with people from different backgrounds, with unique points of view and distinct experiences.

several programs,
one vision: revolutionize retail.

From product-centric boot camps to multi-month experiences focused on networking and business guidance, our programs run the retail gamut. Select which one best suits your startup’s needs. We want you to be as excited to work with us as we are to meet you.

Part accelerator. Part boot camp. This consumer product startup accelerator is designed to help you build the knowledge and connections to take your brand to the next level and learn how to scale to mass retail. The program is centered around emerging startups focused on specific topics that support Target's strategic priorities. You'll learn the ins and outs of retail while working with a team of mentors and Target leaders to better position your brand. The program consists of both in-person engagement as well as virtual programming. Applications for Target Takeoff Beauty 2020 are now open.

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Target’s Retail Accelerator with Techstars returned for a fourth year in 2019 – this time with an additional partner. Target joined forces with Germany-based METRO, one of the world’s leading wholesale retailers, to offer a stage-agnostic program for startups developing innovative solutions for the retail industry. Next program coming soon.

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Target accelerator program india
Target accelerator program india

This four-month program focuses on transformative ideas in tech that create solutions for the future of the retail industry. Access to mentors and Target resources are at the core of the experience, with a focus on innovation and revolutionary ideas in emerging tech. Next program coming soon.

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Have a business designed to make the world a bit brighter? We have the perfect program for you. Target Incubator is an immersive four-month program for businesses that are better for people or the planet. Target Incubator is for the next generation of entrepreneurs. Sound like you? Next program coming soon.

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