Applications are open for Target Forward Founders & Target Takeoff Food & Beverage. Apply now.

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set.
grow.

Find the right accelerator program to put your startup ahead from the starting line.

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programs,
one vision.

We’re looking for startups of all shapes and sizes to help us shape the future of retail. That’s why we offer three unique programs, each with a different focus on a particular industry segment or business type. Explore our accelerator programs to find the right fit for your startup.

Applications Now Open

Perfect for: Early-stage companies or first-time founders looking to learn how to take the next step toward retail readiness.

Take your business to the next level with this virtual, eight-week program for early-stage product companies looking to better understand retail. Get connected to industry-disrupting founders, Target team members and other cohort members while gaining access to industry-leading retail resources and partnerships.

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Target takeoff

Applications Now Open

Perfect for: Mature retail companies looking to scale and learn what it takes to get their products into Target retail stores.

Take your consumer product to new heights with a program that’s part accelerator and part boot camp. You’ll learn the secrets for success in a retail environment, collaborate with an incredible team of mentors and prepare your brand for takeoff.

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target accelerator program India

Perfect for: Mature, technology-driven companies with potential to scale their business.

Incredible ideas can come from anywhere, and emerging markets are the best place for startups to stand out. We’ll connect your tech-focused innovation with an international network of experts, helping you bring your big idea to India and beyond.

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startups
start here.

Ready to take the first step toward an accelerated future? Tell us why your business is ready to shape the future of retail, and let’s get moving.

Not quite ready to apply yet? That’s okay. Reach out to tell us about yourself and keep in touch. Contact us

past
programs.

Have a look back at all the success of our Target incubator and Technology programs and learn how they helped shape the retail landscape.

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Tech innovation comes from smarter iteration. We
connected novel technology with the human
expertise of our global leadership network to give startups the resources they needed to scale and succeed.

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We helped companies looking to make the world brighter, shine. Our incubator was built to advance
the next generation of entrepreneurs, because we
believed they had what it takes to make life better -
better for people, and better for the planet.

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