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eMerge Americas Startup Showcase 2020

Investments in USA, Canada, and International Startups
to Launch Innovative Technology Ventures

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Gust

Deadline Date:

01/10/20

Description:

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Funding opportunities for USA, Canada, and International startups at any stage to help launch innovative technology ventures. Companies that provide products or services in the following sectors are eligible: internet and web services, clean technology, computers and peripherals, biotechnology, financial services, fintech, education, gaming, healthcare services, media and entertainment, mobile, nanotechnology, real estate, software, and travel.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165172

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

University Stage Criteria:
- Students and/or recent graduates (up to 2 years) from any college or university
- Minimum Viable Product (MVP) produced
- Little or no revenue
- Less than 1 year since founded

Early Stage Criteria:
- Minimum Viable Product (MVP) produced and Proof of Concept established
- Key members in place (minimum of 2 full-time employees)
- Paying customers (not cash-flow positive)
- Less than 3 years since founded
- No more than $1 million raised in angel or seed capital

Late Stage Criteria:
- Commercially ready product
- Company generating consistent revenue (cash flow positive or near positive)
- Management team in place
- In growth phase

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for applications is January 20.

More than 100 companies in 3 tracks will be invited to participate in a global Startup Showcase at eMerge Americas planned for March 30 + 31, 2020 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. A handful of Later Stage, Early Stage and University Stage companies will be selected as finalists and invited to pitch at eMerge Americas for an opportunity to win thousands in prizes. As part of the Startup Showcase you will also have access to Virtual Bootcamps and a full-day Startup Bootcamp on Sunday, March 29th where you can practice your pitches, meet with investors and network with other entrepreneurs.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://gust.com/programs/emerge-americas-2020/applications/application/new

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.