The first accelerator for Art+Tech and NFT based startups.
FUELARTS was founded in 2019 in New York by serial entrepreneur Denis Belkevich and former COO of Christie's Americas, ex-Senior VP of Artnet Roxanna Zarnegar.

Accelerator's mission is to make the Art Market more efficient, transparent, and accessible. FUELARTS provides tools to support founders of Art+Tech startups. First, it provides mentorship from the professionals experienced in finance, development, supply chain and go-to-market strategy. Then, thanks to FUELARTS' investment partner Amadeo Global, the accelerator presents startups to a wide network of investors.
This April Fuelarts launches two online pre-acceleration programs:
  • Classic Art+Tech startups devoted to the digital transformation of the traditional Art Market.
  • Digital & NFT startups dedicated to startups and NFT based products.
The programs give early-stage founders the knowledge to fundraise and launch their Art+Tech / NFT startup 3 times faster and with a minimum budget. The team of professional mentors will provide you with practical tools while networking will open a wide variety of business opportunities.
Startup Founders & Сultural Entrepreneurs

  • Get professional support on your entrepreneurial journey
  • Receive guidance and practical tools for scaling up your startup
  • Explore the intersection of Art, Technology and Business
Art Managers & Gallery Owners

  • Understand the digital transformation of the Art Market and its future
  • Expand your Art Management expertise
  • Successfully conduct professional activities based on latest analytics and trends
Artists & NFT

  • Receive guidance and practical tools for your career in the Digital Art Market
  • Become visible in the NFT space
  • Navigate the NFT world with us and get the secrets of monetizing your art globally
Students & Young Professionals

  • Understand the REAL Art World and its Digital realm
  • Get insights to one of the fastest growing industries
  • Open professional networking opportunities to start your career in Art Business
April 2022
Pre-acceleration course
Choose one of our 4-week online courses:
- Classic Art+Tech startups
- Digital & NFT startups
Mid May 2022
Mentoring session
Send a request for a session

Get 1-hour online mentoring with Fuelarts' experts

Receive an invitation to the pitch contest
End of May 2022
Pitch contest
Only 5 startups from each course will be invited to participate in the online pitch contest after the mentoring session

An online pitch contest will allow you to meet your first investor
June 2022
Invitation to our strategic advisory acceleration program
The winner of the contest receives:

- $15K for prototype development by our technical team

- an invitation to Fuelarts' strategic advisory acceleration program
  • How to create revolutionary products?
  • How to build and implement a business with a high potential for exponential revenue?
  • How to practice entrepreneurship with a minimal risk and to go into business full-time?
These and other vital questions you will be ready to answer after completing the course(s) and consulting with professional investors.
Denis Belkevich
Co-Founder&CEO of Art+Tech and NFT Accelerator FuelArts, professional Art Manager/Art Economist/Art Adviser. Consultant of Deloitte CIS on Art&Finance matters.
Over 10 years of entrepreneurial experience in the startup ecosystem and corporate world. Invested in and mentored over 100 startups. Partner of Amedeo Global Investment Group, Ex-Executive Director Starta Ventures. Co-founder FMoney Club
Investor & Advisor in VC, PE, Private lending, Corporate Finance, and Strategic Planning. Diego has excelled in fundraising, capital deployment as well as in financial management and strategic advisory. Managing Partner at Amadeo VC, NY
BusDev Director with 15 years of experience, founder of RadioButton Tech Production. For the last 5 years, Petr has been developing software solutions such as blockchain ecosystems as Sansera - a multi-purpose software for token issuance
Established brand manager and marketing/digital marketing specialist in strategic media planning/finance and project development for 13 years in advertising agencies and retail trade companies like Lacoste, G-Star, Ecco, Camper etc.
Founder of CoCreate Consulting, the combination of Enterprise, startup, and educational experience. Yahoo! Finance, The Economist, PwC, Pitney Bowes, and more
Over 15 years of experience in all aspects of taking a start-up from concept to full funding and successful acquisition by Christie's Auction House.
Founder of ArtPaie, Former Sales Lead Artnet & Collectrium
Anna Shvets
Over 15 years of experience in the art management field. Art Business Strategist, CEO TAtchers' Art Management, Producer and a specialist in international PR.
Poesy Liang
Contemporary artist, author of the NFT-project "Running Rabbit".
Christina Shteinbrecher
Serial entrepreneur, CEO at Blockchain.art (BCA). Steinbrecher-Pfandt brings more than 15 years of expertise in building art marketplaces.
Sylvain Levy
Sylvain Levy is a french collector and co-founder of the DSL Collection which encourages the discovery and study of contemporary Chinese art.

The startup pitches were preceded by an overall introduction of the post-pandemic Art+Tech world and a 40-minute panel discussion with Art Market and VC investment experts including:

Roxanna Zarnegar, Co-founder Fuelarts, ex-COO Christie's Americas, ex-Senior VP artnet.com
Natasha Le Tanneur, Founder of ArtPaie
Katya Kohen, Founder & Partner in FMoney, Managing Partner of Amadeo
Denis Belkevich, Founder & CEO of Fuelarts

0:00 Introduction / 7:26 Panel discussion / 41:00 Artherium / 48:26 V-Art / 57:40 FreshorTrash / 1:05:15 Sarturn
Classic Art+Tech startups Program schedule:
15 workshops, 3 days/week, 4 weeks, 30 hours

Digital & NFT startups Program schedule:
22 workshops, 3 days/week, 4 weeks, 50 hours

Admissions deadline: April, 20 2022
Start: April, 25 2022
Language: English
Modular format: online Zoom meetings

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