Your business is ready to expand. We’ll help you scale up.

Blockchain start-ups need resources – and the IBM Blockchain Accelerator program can help you. As part of a partnership with Columbia University, we select promising blockchain initiatives from companies with operating networks, and then help boost and speed progress with in-person blockchain training, insights from business and tech experts, plus introductions to corporate mentors and potential network partners. With these new resources in your hands, IBM goes to market with you.

The IBM Blockchain Accelerator program provides training and services without charge; IBM will not take equity or charge a fee for participation. This program lasts eight weeks and includes hands-on, practical modules in New York City or San Francisco.

Resources for the Accelerator program

The Founder’s Handbook

Blockchain brings organizations together. Learn how other network founders have successfully launched their collaborations.

10 startups building enterprise blockchain networks

Nurturing startups is a winning strategy and IBM is partnering with some of the best startups in the world through the new IBM Blockchain Accelerator program.

Four reasons blockchain startups should collaborate

IBM has launched Columbia University | IBM Blockchain Accelerator, a non-dilutive program for building and scaling successful enterprise blockchain companies.

Still deciding on your platform?

The IBM Blockchain Platform provides a flexible way to deploy your blockchain solutions

Get started easily

Get started easily

Your blockchain journey starts with streamlined network setup and a full suite of industry templates, demos, developer and governance tools.

Govern and scale with ease

Govern and scale with ease

Activate your network on a platform that grows with you. Always-on operations adjust to your workload. Set network rules, update members, and deploy smart contracts.

Develop breakthrough applications

Develop breakthrough applications

Leverage the Hyperledger Fabric SDK, AI, IoT, data analytics, integration capabilities and more to build innovative applications for your blockchain network.

Deploy where it makes sense for you

Deploy where it makes sense for you

Different solutions have different business requirements. The IBM Blockchain Platform gives you the choice of deploying in a cloud, on multiple clouds or on-premises.

See if the Accelerator program is right for you

Nominations to the IBM Blockchain Accelerator program are currently closed. The opening of nominations will be announced on this page later in 2019. To get started with IBM Blockchain, contact us now.