The program includes standard fare for accelerators including a 90 day regimen of meetings with mentors and as much product validation work as they can fit into the time. This all culminates with a demo day designed to attract follow-on investors. Companies in the program receive seed capital ranging from $20K to $100K.
The startups in the 1st round of the program include:
Here is some data from the group’s first round of startups:
- 60 applications from over 10 states and 7 countries. 6 companies were admitted.
- 30 guest speakers and 10 tours throughout Atlanta.
- 100+ mentors recruited.
- As of the creation of their post-demo day analysis report NeuroLaunch companies had raised $3.35M.
- 22 posters were presented at the inaugural Investor Demo Day (February 3rd, 2015), 13 which are from outside of Atlanta. Combined with the 6 neuroscience startups in the program, this was the largest single gathering of neuroscience startups and investors ever.
NeuroLaunch is accepting applications for their summer program through 4/30. You can apply HERE.
If you would like more interest in NeuroLaunch including participation as a sponsor you can reach them through THIS FORM.
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