Pre-acceleration Program


What is the Pre-Acceleration Program?

The Pre-acceleration Program invests in technology-based 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
  • 12 professional training sessions on relevant entrepreneurship and business topics
  • 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 the Acceleration Program which offers up to $40,000 in additional funding.

To be eligible for the Pre-Acceleration Program your team must:

  • 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 August 1, 2018.

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

Click here to download the application form. Fill out  and mail it to:

How can we help you?

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

“Price, initial investment costs are the highest risk for an entrepreneur. If provides these initial resources , your risk of failure is much lower, and time to get the market is much faster”.

Dr. Carlos Alvarado
President & Owner, Novel Biomedical Devices

“Take your business idea to a written paper , design it, structuring and bring it to reality seeking to satisfy a need, certainly will be a Successful Business Idea.”

Amparo Díaz

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