FAU Tech Runway Announces Open Call for Startup Applications

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Applications are being accepted for the third class of Venture Vintage companies at Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway. Startups are sought in all industries with an emphasis in technology. The deadline for applications is Friday, Aug. 21.

The program application process includes a business plan, pitch deck, three letters of recommendation and a bio for each founder. The criteria for evaluation will include, but is not limited to, the market opportunity, distinctive competence/competitive advantage, financial understanding of revenue model and investment potential.

The five selected companies will receive a $25,000 non-equity grant, participate in a 16-week intensive boot camp as well as a mentor-driven program, and also will provide collaborative workspace for one year. In addition to the startup support, FAU Tech Runway also provides access to strategic partners.