Entrepreneurs, please check your calendars against our funding cycle schedule below before you apply to ensure there are no conflicts.

2020 Funding Cycle Calendar
Additional 2020 dates will be added as they are finalized. We plan to add one funding cycle in May/June and at least two in the Fall.

  • Cycle 1 – Application Deadline: Thursday, January 2 at 5pm CT
    • Screening Forum: Tuesday, January 7, 2-5pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, January 23, 5:30-9:00pm CT
  • Cycle 2 – Application Deadline: Monday, February 3 at 5pm CT
    • Screening Forum: Tuesday, February 11, 2-5pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, February 27, 5:30-9:00pm CT
  • Cycle 3 – Application Deadline: Monday, March 30 at 5pm CT
    • Screening Forum: Tuesday, April 7, 2-5pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, April 23, 5:30-9:00pm CT