Entrepreneurs, please check your calendars against our funding cycle schedule below before you apply to ensure there are no conflicts. We are unable to move our dates and times because we have already secured the venues.

  • Funding Cycle 1 – Application Deadline: January 4th at noon CST
    • Funding Cycle Forum: January 5
    • SIG Screening Meeting: January 17-20
    • Showcase Meeting: February 22
  • Funding Cycle 2- Application Deadline: March 1st at noon CST
    • Funding Cycle Forum: March 2
    • SIG Screening Meeting: March 15-17
    • Showcase Meeting: April 20
  • Funding Cycle 3 – Application Deadline: May 3rd at noon CST
    • Funding Cycle Forum: May 4, 3:30pm-6:30pm
    • SIG Screening Meetings:
      • Hardware – May 16, 4:30pm-6pm
      • Life Science – May 16, 6pm-8:30pm
      • B2C Software – May 17,  4:30pm-6pm
      • Consumer Products – May 17, 6pm-8:30pm
      • B2B Software – May 18, 6pm-8:30pm
    • Showcase Meeting: June 8
  • Funding Cycle 4 – Application Deadline: August 2nd at noon CST
    • Funding Cycle Forum: Aug 3, 3:30pm-6:30pm
    • SIG Screening Meetings: Aug 15-17
      • Hardware – TBD
      • Life Science – TBD
      • B2C Software – TBD
      • Consumer Products – TBD
      • B2B Software – TBD
    • Showcase Meeting: Sep 14
  • Funding Cycle 5 – Application Deadline: October 4th at noon CST
    • Funding Cycle Forum: Oct 5, 3:30pm-6:30pm
    • SIG Screening Meetings: Oct 17-19
      • Hardware – TBD
      • Life Science – TBD
      • B2C Software – TBD
      • Consumer Products – TBD
      • B2B Software – TBD
    • Showcase Meeting: Nov 16