Pre-acceleration Program


What is the Pre-Acceleration Program?

The Pre-Acceleration Program invests in innovative startups. It is a 3-month program aiming to help local innovators in early stages by providing them with seed funding, resources, and coaching to escalate and accelerate their business with a global perspective.

The Program

Among other benefits, the program offers:

  • Seed funding of up to $15,000.
  • Professional training sessions on relevant entrepreneurship and business topics.
  • Specialized business consulting.
  • Weekly mentoring and coaching.
  • Co-working space in the ACT Global.
  • An opportunity to pitch in front of investors.
  • The chance to be considered for our Acceleration Programs.
  • The program requires at least one of the company founders participate full time in in Puerto Rico.
  • Attend coaching and consulting sessions, program workshops and other required activities.
  • Have an official representative participating full-time in the program and be dedicated to the development of the project.
  • Participate exclusively in the Pre-Acceleration Program. Participation in similar programs will not be allowed while participating in our Program.
  • Be an early-stage startup (research teams or advanced startups will not be funded).
  • Have at least a developed idea, prototype, or validation of an innovative technology-based product or service with local and global market potential.
  • Complete and submit the program’s application form along with any requested material by the announced deadline.

Proposals are accepted until July 22, 2020 at 11:45pm.

All shared information will be protected under a non-disclosure agreement between the applicant and

Download the application form in PDF format or MS Word format. Fill out and submit your complete application to:


Amaury Malavé
Executive Director

Johanna Acosta García
Associate Director

Darlene Muñoz Villafañe
Administrative Director

How can we help you?

Contact us at our offices located in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, or submit a business inquiry online.

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Dr. Carlos Alvarado
President & Owner, Novel Biomedical Devices

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