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Coolhouse Labs

A Startup Accelerator in the Unlikeliest of Places

It started with a simple, but crazy idea.

In January 2013 we decided to launch a startup accelerator in the unlikeliest of places, a sleepy resort community on the northern shores of Lake Michigan with a year round population just north of 1,000.

Each summer we invited 5-10 startups from all over the world to spend 12 weeks lake-side in our little summer camp for startups.

We rolled up our selves, gave each of team a small amount of seed capital, a space to work, a place to stay, access to our handpicked network of mentors, and the time, space, and resources they needed to build awesome products that people love.

Three years in, we had the pleasure of working with and helping launch 17 awesome companies.