Accelerator Guidelines

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

  • No equity is taken in your company or idea other than the winner of the $25,000 convertible note awarded to the Demo Day Best of Portfolio
  • 4-month/15-week program
  • Portfolio of up to 5 early-stage startups being able to exhibit validation or traction (idea-stage startups will not be considered)
  • Targeted focus on agriculture technology, aquaculture technology, and environmental technology
  • Startups accepted into program will be seeded with $7,500 each
  • Startups must participate in all F³ Tech programs and events
  • Startups may not participate in any other accelerator or commercialization program or have other conflicting commitments during the period of the F³ Tech program
  • 1 weekend (three-day, two-night) session per month. Meals and hotels provided
  • Weekly deliverables are expected, mentorship sessions are required, and commitment is mandatory. Entrepreneurs and startup teams must apply and be accepted to participate. Participation is free
  • This program is not appropriate for idea-stage startups. We refer you to the F³ Tech Bootcamp program for guidance and resources on how to advance your startup from idea-stage to early-stage