Pre-acceleration Program

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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 startup.pr 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 startup.pr 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 28, 2019 at 11:45pm.

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

Download the application form in PDF format or MS Word format. Fill out and submit your complete application to: http://bit.ly/startup_pre3

Contacts

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José M. Almodóvar-Faría
Executive Director
Email: almodovarj1@suagm.edu

Sandra R. Pedraza
Business Development Director
Email: sapedraza@suagm.edu

Johanna Acosta García
Assistant Director
Email: joacosta@suagm.edu

Darlene Muñoz Villafañe
Administrative Director
Email: damunoz@suagm.edu

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 Startup.pr 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
Owner, reposteriaonline.com

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