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Unlocking your potential

Parallel18 welcomes innovators from around the globe to help them scale from Puerto Rico to global communities beyond the Island. Supporting successful startups is our motivation. This is why we build initiatives within the program that lead to growth and help foster and promote entrepreneurship in Puerto Rico. Startups from more than 48 countries have applied to Parallel18. And those who have gone through our acceleration program have seen results beyond their expectations.

An open and collaborative
environment awaits

Our startups say

At Cinemad we have participated in several programs but this one has been the best. The quality of the mentors is amazing. Also the infrastructure and support staff that is dedicated 100% to growth.

Mariano LoCane
Co-founder of Cinemad and Gen1 alumnus

When you really analyze the ecosystem in Puerto Rico, the market is so small and dense that you end up moving things faster than in the United States.

Alana Matos
Co-founder of Caila and Gen2 alumna.

When you really analyze the ecosystem in Puerto Rico, the market is so small and dense that you end up moving things faster than in the United States.

Alana Matos
Co-founder of Caila and Gen2 alumna.

What the program has done is to expand our horizons and think beyond Puerto Rico.

Vivian Vargas
Co-founder of Burea and Gen1 alumna.

We're here to celebrate
every milestone.

Our team

8 amazing people who are ready to push you to work hard and help you play tropical.

Sebastian Vidal
Lucas Arzola
Cristina S. Tamayo
Marie Custodio
Jonathan Ortiz
Wanda Fraguada
Belisa Bermudez
Andreica Maldonado

Partners & Perks

We've partnered with some great companies to give you perks at any stage in your startup.

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