The world’s largest accelerator competition for unmanned systems, IoT and big data technology start-ups, the Syracuse-based GENIUS NY program has extended applications for its fifth cohort to April 30, 2021. Five finalists will be selected for this year’s program and split a total of $3 million in cash with the winner taking home a $1 million top prize. To apply, click here.
The program helps companies scale their operations and make the necessary connections to secure partners, customers and follow-on funding. Finalists spend a year at The Tech Garden in Syracuse where they have office space and amenities plus workshops, training, mentoring and opportunities for networking.
Since 2017, GENIUS NY has invested over $12 million in 22 early stage companies from around the world.
GENIUS NY is looking for companies focused on unmanned systems, IoT, big data and robotics. To apply and see program requirements visit, www.geniusny.com/apply.
The program is funded by Empire State Development and administered at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden incubator in Syracuse, New York.