Gener8tor Milwaukee invests in five high-growth startups per cohort through an industry-agnostic and business model-agnostic program.

Gener8tor Milwaukee Accelerator
Gener8tor Milwaukee Accelerator

The program focuses on startups with the potential for significant and scalable economic impact, encouraging applications from those already generating revenue or on a clear path to greater adoption.

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Qualification Criteria

Global Reach: The program invites applications from startups with headquarters located anywhere in the world.

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Industry and Business Model Neutrality: Embracing an inclusive approach, this program is open to startups across all industries and business models. It is characterized as an industry-agnostic and business model-agnostic initiative.

Diverse Acceptance: The program welcomes all types of startups, regardless of their industry or business model. There are no limitations on the kind of startups eligible for participation.

Economic Impact Focus: The primary focus is on startups that demonstrate the potential for significant and scalable economic impact. This includes those with innovative solutions and business models poised for substantial growth.

Revenue Generation or Adoption Path: Entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply whether their startup is already generating revenue or has a clearly defined path toward achieving broader adoption. The program recognizes and supports startups at various stages of development.

Advantages of Engaging in the Program

Investment Support:

    • Financial Backing: Selected teams will secure a $100,000 investment in exchange for 7.5% equity in their company. This is facilitated through a Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE). 

Strategic Networking:

      • Meaningful Connections: The program establishes impactful connections with corporate partners, investors, and seasoned mentors. This network is instrumental in helping startups scale their impact.
      • Cohort Collaboration: Participants have the opportunity to build relationships within a small cohort of six companies, fostering collaboration and shared learning.
      • Alumni Community: Access to a broader community of gener8tor alumni, providing an extended network of support and collaboration.

Dedicated Support:

    • Focused Investment: With a commitment to quality over quantity, the program invests in only six companies per cohort. This ensures that all resources, time, and network efforts are concentrated on each participant.
    • Personalized Attention: Participants receive individualized attention and support, with the gener8tor team dedicating twelve weeks to providing coaching and mentorship during bi-weekly, one-on-one meetings.

Mentorship, Coaching & Networking:

    • Expert Guidance: Engage in one-on-one sessions with over 100 connections, including serial entrepreneurs, industry experts, and investors. This provides startups with diverse perspectives and valuable insights.
    • Comprehensive Coaching: A twelve-week program includes mentorship and coaching sessions, enhancing participants’ skills and strategies.

Deals and Perks:

    • Valuable Partnerships: Access over $1 million in deals and perks from renowned vendors such as IBM Cloud, Rackspace, Amazon, PayPal, Zendesk, Hubspot, and Microsoft. These partnerships offer essential resources for startup growth.

Showcase Opportunities:

    • Pitching Platform: Participating companies get an exclusive reception where they can pitch their ideas to a diverse audience, including entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, and community members. This exposure can significantly contribute to the visibility and success of the startups.

Businesses headquartered anywhere across the globe, pioneering innovations in any vertical or industry, are encouraged to submit their applications.

The MSME grant 2024 program embraces diversity and inclusivity, welcoming entrepreneurial ventures from all corners of the world and spanning a broad spectrum of sectors. Whether your business operates in technology, healthcare, finance, or any other field, the program is open to receiving applications from a wide array of industries.

This global and industry-agnostic approach ensures that innovative ideas from diverse backgrounds and sectors have the opportunity to be considered and contribute to the program’s dynamic ecosystem.

 Deadline: June 14, 2024