Are you a YouTube
This is the program for you.
Accelerating the next generation of independent YouTube news channels
with world-leading insights and funding.
Delivered in collaboration with YouTube
Our accelerator alumni have built some of the most successful channels in the world.
The accelerator for YouTube news creators
Pioneered alongside YouTube, our YouTube Creator Accelerator helps you rapidly grow your channel and leverage new opportunities.
We're selecting up to 60 YouTube news creators across the USA, Canada, and Australia to take part in this Accelerator.
Your roadmap to grow a successful and sustainable YouTube business, with masterclasses and 1:1 sessions.
Learn from world-leading guest experts and top YouTubers. Insights direct from industry leaders at the forefront of YouTube's creator economy.
Global news creator community
Get connected to an exclusive network of news creators.
Grow with your cohort and meet other news creators from around the world.
to invest in
Each channel in this program will receive up to $20,000* to invest in their channel how they see fit.
*in your local currency
Accelerator alumni grow their YouTube channels
Learn from the best in the world
Learn from leading experts & creators from across the world sharing their insights and advice directly to you. Past program experts include:
This accelerator is for you if...
You aim to fairly and honestly report on news and/or current affairs on YouTube
Your YouTube channel has between 5,000 and 100,000 subscribers
Your YouTube channel is active with regular uploads
Your channel is independent from existing major news corporations
You want to accelerate the growth of your YouTube channel and grow your career as a creator
You can commit to participate in at least 90% of the provided workshops and coaching sessions (details below)
This program is for YouTube news creators based in the USA, Canada and Australia, with an individual cohort running for each country.
The accelerator starts soon. Here's what you need to know.
The Accelerator will run for four months, consisting of:
8 weeks of group masterclasses (2 hours each)
8 weeks of weekly group progress & updates (1 hour each)
4 x 1:1 tailored coaching sessions (1 hour each)
Private online community connecting you to a global network of YouTube news creators
Join a community of accelerator graduates
Learn from the leaders in YouTube creator development
We are creators, educators and strategists dedicated to helping creators grow successful and sustainable careers.
We run leading education and up-skilling programs all over the world, developing the next generation of creator talent.
We collaborate with the best to bring you leading insights including:
If you've got questions, we've got answers.
What's the catch?
No catch. We collaborate with YouTube all over the world to help grow successful and sustainable creators. What you see is what you get.
What's my commitment?
8 weeks of group weekly masterclasses (~2 hrs each) & check ins (1 hr each). Followed 4 x 1:1 coaching sessions over 8 weeks.
How long is the program?
All up, the program runs for 4 months.
What will I learn?
The leading insights and practical direction to grow your channel, audience and revenue.
How many people will be accepted?
There will be a maximum of 20 channels per accelerator.
Will I have to give up any channel or IP ownership?
You won't have to give up anything. You own your content, your IP, your ad revenue, your future earnings, any ideas you come up with etc. It's all yours and stays yours.
Do I have to share a cut of my YouTube revenue with you?
No, it's all yours.
Can I still register my interest if I don't meet the subscriber requirements?
You sure can! We're open to including channels who don't meet the subscriber requirements - make your case as to why you should be involved and convince us.
Got more questions? Want to have a chat? Hit up Dom, our Programs & Community Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Delivered in collaboration with YouTube
Applications of interest will close soon and there are only limited places, so don't delay.