John Lynn

Co-founder of cela



A globally recognized expert and industry leader in startup accelerators, John Lynn has spoken on the topic at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as well as in multiple locations within China, throughout Japan, Haiti, Aruba, and the USA.

John’s work has been published in Forbes, TechCrunch, and at the Nasdaq.John is the co-founder of cela, which builds startup accelerators with the world’s most influential institutions. Corporations like Verizon, universities like Harvard, and governmental organizations like the United Nations all work with John and his team to set up their innovation and entrepreneurship programs.

cela has also acclaimed worldwide recognition for setting up the first-ever global summit for accelerator leaders, the cela Summit. The cela Summit has attracted hundreds of speakers, attendees, sponsors, and other partners inside the accelerator industry to come together, collaborate, and move innovation ecosystems forward to better support founders everywhere.




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