Apply to the AgeTech After Dark Open Mic Startup Challenge

Planning to be in Vegas at CES 2023? 

Pitch your solution to the challenge “Fun at 50+ looks like ______”

After all… the thrill of living never gets old.

Startups who pitch will have the opportunity to join an upcoming AARP Innovation Labs’ accelerator cohort.

What to expect


Complete your application

Provide details about your solution and how solves the challenge: “Fun at 50+ looks like ______”


Application review by selection committee

A selection committee will review the applications and invite the top startups to join us for the pitch session.



You’ll have up to 2 minutes to pitch your startup in front of a live audience at CES 2023. 

Event Date:

Friday, January 6th @ 7pm (Pacific)

Application Deadline

Early bird applications extended to Saturday, November 27th @ 11:59pm (Eastern) 

Need more time? Don’t worry, we’ll open rolling submissions on a monthly basis for late applications. 

Applications will be considered until spots are full.


Las Vegas, NV


Startups selected to pitch at the AgeTech After Dark Open Mic Challenge will receive 2 attendee badges for CES 2023. 

Startups may also be invited to join the AgeTech Collaborative accelerator program, where they can expect hands-on mentorship by a team with years of experience building and creating solutions for the 50+ audience.


  • Must be a startups with a solution that addresses the challenge: “Fun at 50+ looks like ______.”
  • Less than $1 million in annual revenue
  • Received less than $15 million in investments
  • Demonstrate that your product empowers people to choose to live as they age