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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Startups to Participate in a Business Development Program

gener8tor Madison Accelerator


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Funding Source
Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

Geographic Focus
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);
USA Compact Free Associations:The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)
International, Israel and Canada.

Important Dates
Deadline: 12/04/23 Save

Grant Description
Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International startups to participate in a business development program. Participants will receive funding as well as mentorship and access to a wide business community. Startups in all industries employing any type of business model are welcome to apply. Selected teams will also receive a financial investment in return for equity in their company.

gener8tor is a nationally ranked accelerator that invests in high-growth startups and supports the growth of these startups through its network of experienced mentors, technologists, corporate partners, angel investors, and venture capitalists. 

Awardees receive:
  • Investment: financial investment in return for equity in the applicant's company
  • Mentorship, Coaching and One-on-one meetings: Twelve weeks of individualized coaching and mentorship from the gener8tor team during bi-weekly, one-on-one meetings. One-on-one meetings with 100+ connections including serial entrepreneurs, industry experts and investors.
  • Strategic Network: gener8tor makes highly relevant and impactful connections to corporate partners, investors and experienced mentors to help awardees scale their impact. Build relationships within the cohort of six companies, and the community of gener8tor alumni.
  • Deals and Perks: from vendors like IBM Cloud, Rackspace, Amazon, PayPal, Zendesk, Hubspot and Microsoft
  • Focused Support: gener8tor will focus all of their time, energy, and network on the awardees.
  • Showcase: Exclusive reception during which participating companies have the opportunity to pitch to an audience of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, and community members.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
This is an industry-agnostic and business model-agnostic program.

Applications are welcome from startups headquartered anywhere in the world and innovating in any vertical or industry.

Pre-Application Information
Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

gener8tor recommends in-person participation for the 12-week program.

Applicants can schedule office hour visits here:

More about the Accelerator program:

Number of Grants
gener8tor invests in five high-growth startups per cohort.

Estimated Size of Grant
Accepted startups receive $100K and 12 weeks of mentorship-driven programming.

Selected teams will receive the $100,000 investment in return for 7.5% equity in your company using a Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE).

Term of Contract
Program Kickoff: March 5th, 2024
Program End: May 31st, 2024

Contact Information
Apply online:

Managing Director: Molly Dill |

Mailing Address:
821 E Washington Avenue
Suite 200-G
Madison, WI 53703
+1 414.502.8880

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