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
    • SIG Screening Meeting: May 15-19
    • Showcase Meeting: June 22
  • Funding Cycle 4 – Application Deadline: August 2nd at noon CST
    • Funding Cycle Forum: Aug 3
    • SIG Screening Meeting: Aug 14-18
    • Showcase Meeting: Sep 21
  • Funding Cycle 5 – Application Deadline: September 27th at noon CST
    • Funding Cycle Forum: Sep 28
    • SIG Screening Meeting: Oct 9-13
    • Showcase Meeting: Nov 16