Upcoming Events

We host pitch competitions year-round. The AARP Accelerator Program can only invite startups who enter through one of our pitch events. Regardless of whether you win, you may have an opportunity to be mentored by the AgeTech Collaborative from AARP.

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.

Live Event: January 6, 2023 @ 7:00 PM (PST)
Application Opens: August 8th, 2022 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Application Deadline: Extended to November 27, 2022 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

January 2023 Open Mic Challenge

Open Mic Challenges from the AgeTech Collaborative™ are held throughout the year and are available to startups with a product or service that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.

Event: January 26, 2023 @ 4:00 PM (EDT)
Application Opens: December 1, 2022 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Application Deadline: December 30, 2022 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

March 2023 Open Mic Challenge

Open Mic Challenges from the AgeTech Collaborative™ are held throughout the year and are available to startups with a product or service that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.

Event: March 23, 2023 @ 4:00 PM (EDT)
Application Opens: February 1, 2023 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Application Deadline: February 28, 2023 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

May 2023 Open Mic Challenge

Open Mic Challenges from the AgeTech Collaborative™ are held throughout the year and are available to startups with a product or service that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.

Event: May 18, 2023 @ 4:00 PM (EDT)
Application Opens: March 31, 2023 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Application Deadline: April 24, 2023 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

July 2023 Open Mic Challenge

Open Mic Challenges from the AgeTech Collaborative™ are held throughout the year and are available to startups with a product or service that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.

Event: July 27, 2023 @ 4:00 PM (EDT)
Application Opens: June 1, 2023 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Application Deadline: June 30, 2023 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

September 2023 Open Mic Challenge

Open Mic Challenges from the AgeTech Collaborative™ are held throughout the year and are available to startups with a product or service that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.

Event: September 28, 2023 @ 4:00 PM (EDT)
Application Opens: August 1, 2023 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Application Deadline: August 31, 2023 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

November 2023 Open Mic Challenge

Open Mic Challenges from the AgeTech Collaborative™ are held throughout the year and are available to startups with a product or service that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.

Event: November 30, 2023 @ 4:00 PM (EDT)
Application Opens: October 1, 2023 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Application Deadline: October 31, 2023 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

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