Applications are open for Target Takeoff Beauty and Target Forward Founders. Deadline to apply is November 14th at 11:59pm CST. Apply now.

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

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Accelerator programs are programs of limited duration that help cohorts of startups with the new venture process. They provide a schedule of workshops, mentorship and connections with investors and business partners. They aim to advance businesses to the next stage.

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 consumer packaged goods companies 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

Beauty Applications Now Open

Perfect for: Mature consumer packaged goods companies curious to learn and ready to scale their product into Target retail stores.

Take your consumer product to new heights with a program that’s part accelerator and part boot camp. This five-week program is for mature product companies looking to enter retail as their next step of growth and are considering Target. In Takeoff, you’ll learn the secrets for success in Target, collaborate with an incredible team of mentors and end the program pitching to buyers.

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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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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

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Check out some of our programs that are not active at this time.