Don’t miss your chance to apply for Gold Rush!

Applications for the Spring 2022 Gold Rush Accelerator Program close this Thursday 2/17 at 11:59pm PT! If you or someone you know is interested in being part of our accelerator this spring, this is the last chance to apply.

There is no revenue or fundraising floor to apply and every founder admitted to the program will receive $100,000 in seed investment to grow their business. Apply here or share the link with an API founder who could benefit from being part of our community.

8-10 startups will be selected to participate in an intimate12-week program that includes:

  • 1:1 advising from industry experts, former founders, and investors (past Advisors here);
  • Solutions-oriented masterclasses and workshops aimed at helping founders & their companies grow;
  • Networking and community building with API founder peers; and
  • An exclusive in-person Gold Rush Soiree attended by VIP influencers and investors from the Gold House network.

If you or someone you know fits this criteria, don’t throw away your shot! Applications are due Thursday 2/17 at 11:59 pm PT.

Apply here!


Gold Rush is an accelerator for the most promising API (Asian & Pacific Islander) led companies to achieve partnership, mentorship, and community. Each spring and fall, we select 8-10 companies to participate in a 12-week program, inclusive of 1:1 advising from a slate of API industry leaders and investors, growth-focused curriculum taught by world-renowned experts, exclusive networking through a VIP Founder Soiree, and $100,000 in seed funding to grow your business. The accelerator is intended for early-stage companies that have not yet raised a significant institutional round of funding. Learn more about investment terms & other FAQS here.

Gold Rush is a venture of Gold House, the largest nonprofit collective of API leaders dedicated to enabling more authentic and successful lives for our community. Learn more about the origins of Gold Rush here and check out press coverage of our previous Rushes here.