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WorkplaceTech Accelerator

Get your startup backed by SHRM

Powered by SHRM, the Workplacetech Accelerator is a 12-week hybrid program designed to provide the necessary training and opportunities to send the world’s top workplace tech startups into hyper-growth. 

About the program

The companies chosen to participate are on a mission to elevate HR, shape the future of work, and solve today’s most pressing workplace challenges through revolutionary technology.

  • Connections

    Dive into an elite network of visionary founders, dynamic HR & business leaders, a handpicked advisory council, and the unparalleled resources of the world’s largest network of HR professionals.

  • Capital

    Secure an equity investment of $200K from SHRMLabs and unlock potential opportunities for future follow-on investments from SHRMLabs to continue growing your company.

     

  • Customers

    Engage directly with potential customers eager to share transformative feedback, elevating your product and business strategies.

     

Program Timeline

SHRM Labs WorkplaceTech Accelerator Timeline Chart

Meet our portfolio Companies

What Past Cohort Members Are Saying

Meet Some of Our SHRMLabs Advisors

Tracy Harwin O-Donnell
Tracy Harwin O-Donnell

VP HR Operations & Transformation, Inspire Brands
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Nate McMahon
Nate McMahon

Chief Technology Officer, The Motley Fool
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TaQia Witherspoon
TaQia Witherspoon

Director, People Operations, Youtube
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Michelle McHargue
Michelle McHargue

Partner, Costanoa Ventures
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Anna Turner
Anna Turner, SHRM-CP, PHR, GBA

VP of Product Management, Paycor
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Bernard C. Coleman III
Bernard C. Coleman III

Chief Diversity and Engagement Officer, Gusto
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Sean Behr
Sean Behr

CEO, Fountain
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Participation Criteria

  • Be incorporated as a for-profit company
  • Have a cohesive team and a well-developed business plan
  • Has a fully developed product in the market
  • Minimum of 2 full years of operating history
  • Solution has the potential to revolutionize the workplace and the future of work
  • Can commit to the full 12-week program
  • Attendance at program kick-off events | March 26-27, 2024 | SHRM HQ, Washington, D.C.
  • Attendance at SHRM Talent Conference & Expo 2024 | April 13-16, 2024 | Las Vegas, NV
  • Attendance at SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 24 | June 23-26, 2024 | Chicago, IL