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 AARP Innovation Labs.

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: September 16, 2022 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

October 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: October 27, 2022 @ 4:00 PM (EDT)
Application Opens: September 1, 2022 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Application Deadline: September 30, 2022 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

January 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)

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