Black-Founded Accelerator Offers $25K Of Non-Dilutive Funding To Startups
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Black-Founded Accelerator Offers $25K Of Non-Dilutive Funding To Startups

Milk Way Tech Hub, a Milwaukee-based tech hub led by Nadiyah Johnson, is now accepting applications for its summer 2021 accelerator program.

In a press release, Milky Way explained that they are aiming to build a “national program aiming to connect tech entrepreneurs with Milky Way Tech Hub consultants, local and national industry business leaders to build disruptive and transformative technology companies.”

The program accepts startups at all stages and guides them through a rigorous two weeks of workshops, mentorship and feedback.

“Workshops will cover a range of topics including design and prototyping, developing an investment pitch, driving revenue through understanding IP and more. Each team will present their startups on demo day,” the press release explains.

At the end of the program, each participant startup is eligible for up to $25,000 worth of non-dilutive cash awards.

The press release also stated the program is supported by Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and Consumer Merchant Awareness Foundation.

Startups can apply to the accelerator here.