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ZILHive Accelerator

Pave your way to #StartUpSuccess in Zilliqa

Scale your start-up's vision with the ZILHive Accelerator

ZILHive Accelerator is a virtual 6 months accelerator programme working with startups worldwide who are looking to use the Zilliqa protocol to build their blockchain solutions. Tailored to every startup’s needs; we ensure that start-ups will be able to scale their vision no matter their stage of maturity.

While we offer a multitude of masterclasses and workshops catered to early-stage start-ups to set a strong foundation for the business, we also focus on ideation and proof-of-concept for mature startups who are looking to build viable dApps on Zilliqa. 

At the end of the programme, it will culminated in a worldwide Demo Day, and outstanding startups will be introduced to our ZILHive Ventures team for an opportunity to receive up to $150K USD in funding.

Applications are currently closed but will re-open later in the year for our next intake. If you are interested in joining the ZILHive Accelerator, please feel free to fill in the pre-registration form and we will notify you when applications are open.

Receive up to $150K USD funding to scale your business

Receive holistic support post-Accelerator with ZILHive Ventures. Outstanding startups that have gone through the ZILHive Accelerator Programme stand a chance to further finance their business and be a part of Zilliqa’s interconnected network of investors and industry leaders. To date, we have funded over 80+ startups dedicated to accelerating the growth of blockchain.

Tailored programmes
Through high-powered tailored workshops during office hours, we help our early-stage and late-stage startups leverage blockchain technology effectively to deliver success in their business by using the Zilliqa protocol.
Expert Support
Mentors from our network of experienced leader will be providing strategic guidance and one-on-one strategic programmes and weekly check-in sessions.
Grow Your Network
An introduction with the right person can make all the difference. Gain access to our network of advisors, business partners, our investors and corporates.
Partners Network
ZILHive offers various networking events such as Founders night, Batch launch, etc, for our startups and partners to meet and establish a relationship.
ZILHive Demo Day
Each batch of ZILHive Accelerator ‘graduates’ will present in a Demo Day where they will pitch their blockchain business ideas, solutions and services to industry leaders, regulators and thought leaders from both the blockchain and traditional sectors.
Fundraising Support
A good first impression makes all the difference. Learn all about fundraising, preparing materials, and how to pitch yourself to potential investors.

Global Partner Network

Mentors & Partners

We bring together an extraordinary variety of people, from experienced industry experts to top blockchain technologists as our mentors and partners to help guide startups in scaling your blockchain business. 

ZILHive Demo Day 2020

Catch our previous ZILHive Demo Day at Singapore Blockchain Village, SFF x SWITCH 2020

ZILHive Accelerator Startup Features

Green Beanz

Bringing the Spirit of Sustainability into P2E Gaming

The road ahead to a zero-waste, zero-carbon world may be a long and winding one. But Green Beanz is not deterred — their utilization of P2E incentivization to get the globe to be just a little greener might be seen as an ambitious goal, but it could be just what we need to make our society a better place.


This 30-year-old Serial Entrepreneur is Building the Plaid of DeFi

With a a mission to make DeFi easily accessible to retail investors unfamiliar with decentralized exchanges or liquidity pools, HeyAlfie aims to  provide a one-stop gateway to help people interact with both smart contract platforms and centralised exchanges in an easy and fuss-free manner.


Meet Two College Kids Using NFTs to Fight $1B in Ticketing Fraud

From flights to music festivals, having a ticket gets you on a plane to your holiday destination or into a concert hall with your favorite bands. Access aims to revolutionise that through the NFT community.

Frequently Asked Questions

About the ZILHive Accelerator

ZILHive Accelerator is specifically a blockchain focused start-up accelerator that helps high-potential blockchain start-ups to build and scale use cases on top Zilliqa’s network.

Startups can benefit from ZILHive’s global network of partners and investors. For every startup, we have a curated accelerator programme to meet your needs with resources provided to help you along the way.

There is no cost to participate in the programme.

Application Eligibility

We are looking for Seed Stage to pre-A series companies looking to raise funds. However, as long as your company has a Minimum Viable Product, feel free to give a go at applying!

Yes! ZILHive Accelerator is a remote programme conducted virtually but in Singapore time (GMT+8).

1. Team

  • Have a full team with the skills needed to execute on your vision for the next 12-24 months

  • Ensure that the background of the founders fit the roles they are executing. It would be good if the founders have worked with each other for awhile!

2. Product

  • A product that is in the market

  • Or a Minimum Viable Product along with a business model

  • Bonus is if your product has proven market traction.

  • Traction needs to be proportional to the duration the product has been live in the market

  • Ensure that you have done market validation for your product to show you can acquire users or customers

Regardless, give a go at applying as you may very well learn from the application process and grow to understand more about your own startup and what it needs!

We are looking for blockchain companies that are currently #BUIDLing or willing to build on Zilliqa! If your startup focuses on DeFi or NFTs, that would be a bonus!

Nope! But do note that our program will be held in Singapore time (GMT+8).

es if you are not already full time with your startup!

Other Programme Details

Nope! But do let us know if you require a space and we can connect you with alternative co-working options.

During the last few weeks of the Accelerator programme, outstanding startups will be able to to get holistic support with the ZILHive Ventures team. This opportunity included a chance to receive up to $100K USD in funding and be a part of Zilliqa’s interconnected network of investors and industry leaders.

As the ecosystem arm of Zilliqa, ZILHive is incentivised to support all projects building on the Zilliqa blockchain. We treat all application data as confidential information.

Enhance your blockchain journey with our network of resources

ZILHive aims to provide holistic support to all entrepreneurs and developers building on the Zilliqa platform, no matter your business’s stage of maturity. Take a closer look at our roadmap to plan the next step in your journey.

Get started today

Applications are now closed. Register your interest below and we will notify you when applications reopen.