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Finding Funding Money

Calling All Startups! Apply to 16 Funding and Money Resources

Find a slew of helpful resources in April's money roundup.

It’s time for one of our largest roundups yet! We’re featuring accelerators, grants, fellowships and other money resources to help founders succeed. Whether you work in life sciences or media, have one employee or a team of 40, we’ve got you covered. Let’s dive into the list!

Check out our collection of money resources:

FORGE Product Development Grant

  • For: Cleantech startups run by women and non-binary founders
  • What: Grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000
  • Deadline: June 3

The Capital Network’s Fellowship For Female Founders

  • For: Female founders/CEOs of New England-based startups looking for their first outside capital
  • What: A six-month program of mentorship, workshops, peer support and other resources
  • Deadline: April 20

KKR Small Business Builders Grant Program

  • For: Female founders that hit the following criteria:
    • Operate in Australia, China, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates or the United States
    • Have at least 5 employees and no more than 50
    • Revenue of less than $7 million USD
  • What: $10,000 in grants
  • Deadline: April 22 at 6 p.m. ET

Build in Tulsa Techstars Accelerator

  • For: Startups led by diverse founders that “focus on innovative solutions in climate tech, ag tech, virtual healthcare or e-commerce, or that have cybersecurity, data analytics or Web3 solutions that cut across sectors”
  • What: $120,000 in investments, mentorship, networking, legal services, Demo Day opportunities
  • Deadline: May 11

Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator Powered by Techstars

  • For: Startups focused on connectivity, media and entertainment
  • What: $120,000 in investments, mentorship, networking, legal services, Demo Day opportunities
  • Deadline: May 11

Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator

  • For: Startups focused on “innovative electrical and utility solutions”
  • What: $120,000 in investments, mentorship, networking, legal services, Demo Day opportunities
  • Deadline: May 11

Techstars Atlanta Powered by J.P. Morgan

  • For: Entrepreneurs of color who work in commerce technology, consumer brands/platforms or the “creator economy”
  • What: $120,000 in investments, mentorship, networking, legal services, Demo Day opportunities
  • Deadline: May 11

Techstars Austin Accelerator

  • For: Tech entrepreneurs
  • What: $120,000 in investments, mentorship, networking, legal services, Demo Day opportunities
  • Deadline: May 11

Techstars Chicago Powered by J.P. Morgan

  • For: Entrepreneurs of color
  • What: $120,000 in investments, mentorship, networking, legal services, Demo Day opportunities
  • Deadline: May 11

Techstars Detroit Powered by J.P. Morgan

  • For: Entrepreneurs of color
  • What: $120,000 in investments, mentorship, networking, legal services, Demo Day opportunities
  • Deadline: May 11

Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth Accelerator

  • For: Phyiscal health entrepreneurs
  • What: $120,000 in investments, mentorship, networking, legal services, Demo Day opportunities
  • Deadline: May 11

Techstars Washington DC Powered by J.P. Morgan

  • For: Entrepreneurs of color focusing on “health, education, finance, government, cybersecurity and more”
  • What: $120,000 in investments, mentorship, networking, legal services, Demo Day opportunities
  • Deadline: May 11

Massachusetts Next Generation Initiative

  • For: Women-led life sciences companies that meet the following criteria:
    • Company must be located in Massachusetts
    • Have at least one full-time employee
    • Majority of full-time employees must be located in Massachusetts
    • A focus on biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, medical diagnostics or imaging, bioinformatics, digital health, agricultural biotechnology, chemical synthesis and/or technology, genomics, marine biology or technology, nanotechnology, drug delivery, proteomics, regenerative medicine or veterinary science
  • What: Year-long programming, grant funding, coaching, mentorship and networking opportunities, the potential to win a $100,000 Mission BioCapital Award
  • Deadline: May 18 at 5 p.m

gener8tor Cybersecurity Accelerator 2022

  • For: Cybersecurity startups focusing on areas such as fraud prevention, privacy, risk management, security operations, threat intelligence, identity management, vulnerability management, cybersecurity compliance, cyber insurance, and cybersecurity upskilling
  • What: Office space, coaching and mentorship, cohort programming, pitching opportunities, one million in partnership deals from IBM Cloud, Amazon, PayPal, Microsoft and more
  • Deadline: May 28

gener8tor Las Vegas Accelerator 2022

  • For: High-growth startups in any industry
  • What: A $100,000 investment, 12 weeks of mentorship-driven programming
  • Deadline: June 5

gener8tor Reno-Tahoe Accelerator 2022

  • For: High-growth startups in any industry
  • What: A $100,000 investment, 12 weeks of mentorship-driven programming
  • Deadline: June 5

Looking for more money resources? Read our coverage on a featured book, The Funding is Out There!

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Laura Grant

As Managing Editor of Lioness, Laura Grant works with the editorial team and a slew of freelancers and regular contributors to produce a publication that offers equal parts inspiration and information. Laura is a graduate of Western New England University with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and a master's degree in Communications. She spent her undergraduate term developing her writing and communication skills through internships, tutoring and student media involvement. Her goal is to publish a novel one day. Before joining Lioness full-time, Laura was a freelancer herself and wrote many stories for the magazine.

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