Tech Accelerator Series Application

Thanks for your interest in participating in the Early Stage Montana Accelerator Series. Use the application button below to apply for any of the Regional Accelerator Showcase events. If your startup is selected to participate in a Regional Showcase event, you will be contacted with more information about which Regional Showcase event to attend and how to prepare for the event.

2022 Schedule of Events: 

  • Regional Showcases                                June 2 - June 23
  • HyperAccelerator Cohort Announcement            June 28
  • HyperAccelerator                                               August 8-12
  • Statewide Showcase                                        September 9

Startup Criteria for Regional Showcases

Before you complete the application, please review the following criteria to ensure you are qualified. 

  • Headquartered in Montana
  • Registered LLC or C-corp
  • Tech-leveraged business model: one which uses technology in the core of the value delivered to the customer, versus delivering a service or low tech manufacturing (examples: software, cloud applications, sensors/IoT, data and analytics, medical devices, biotech, ag-tech, clean-tech, energy tech, etc.)
  • At least one Founder must be working full-time in the business
  • There must be at least one other co-founder/employee, even if only part-time
  • Company ideally has some revenue already (up to $5M ARR), or at the very least a prototype of their product in the marketplace being used by customers
  • If the product doesn’t lend itself to prototype (e.g. biotech drug, medical device, or advanced scientific application), company should have research establishing the viability of the product and the potential appeal in the marketplace
  • Must be solving a problem in the market that could lead to a business with at least 10’s of $millions of revenue