IBM Alpha Zone accelerator

Taking your startup to the global enterprise.

IBM Alpha Zone accelerator

Taking your startup to the global enterprise.

Why IBM Alpha Zone Accelerator?

IBM Alpha Zone accelerator offers a 6-month professional and deep immersion program for the purposes of developing solutions for the enterprise market. The program focuses on post Seed & Round A funded companies with the aim to create long term Technology and Business partnership with IBM worldwide.

Who is it for?

We are looking for startups focused on industry specific solutions that can bring innovation to Healthcare, Retail, Travel and Transportation, Energy and Utilities, Telco and Media. Startups will have access to top-notch mentorships, technical training and support, and IBM infrastructure.

What can you expect?

At the conclusion of the program, each company will have an opportunity to present at an Investor Demo Day to angel investors, venture capitalists, IBM executives, media and industry leaders. Upon graduation, where possible IBM will seek to market the solutions and assist the companies with international sales on a global level.

Application is now open for
the following tracks

SaaS Business Management Track by Wix

Startups in this track will enjoy the support of Wix's Enterprise experts and products, accompanying them from business creation, to a superior online presence all the way through their SaaS backend.

Insurtech Track led by Menora Mivtachim

Startups in this track will have the option of conducting feasibility tests and PoCs at Menora Mivtachim and the seven international insurance companies participating in the program.

General Track

We are looking for startups focusing on Fintech, Enterpise software (AI & Data, Cyber, Blockchain, IoT and other), Customer experience and Digital health.

How to apply?


Fill out the application form to tell us about your solution, your team and the market you are in.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited for pitch days at IBM.


Up to ten startups will be accepted to the next batch. Let’s build something great together.

Our partners

Strategic partners

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Wix logo
Hadassah Accelerator logo
Allianz logo
Axa logo
RIIC logo
Dai-Ichi Life Group logo
Rihub logo
Swiss Re logo
Oazis logo
Mapfre logo
Qualitas logo
State Farm logo
Australian Super logo
Redhat logo

Content partners

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BK - Brooks-Keret logo
Barnea logo
Poalim hi-tech logo
EY Building a better working world logo
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Questions? Read the FAQ page or contact us for more information.