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Venture Hive opens Applications for its 2016 Winter Accelerator Class

MIAMI — Venture Hive is currently accepting applications for its Winter 2016 Accelerator Class. This initiative, sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority and Miami Dade County, will host ten selected high growth businesses for a period of 12 weeks who will receive a world-class entrepreneurship education program and a $25,000 non-equity grant.

Participating companies must have:

  1. An innovative web or mobile technology solution applied to the Creative Industries (art, design, music, photography, etc), Finance, Healthcare, Hospitality & Tourism or Trade & Logistics solutions,

  2. Initial customers and revenue streams

  3. No more than $500,000 in external funding

  4. A team of two to four English speaking founders with complementary backgrounds who will commit to spending the 12 weeks of the program full time in Venture Hive’s Accelerator space in Downtown Miami.

Benefits of the program include a $25,000 non-equity grant, a world-class curriculum of highly practical workshops and training sessions, dedicated space in our collaborative offices in Downtown Miami for six months, mentoring from a vetted network of local, national and international entrepreneurs and experts, exposure to qualified investors and a Demo Day.

Apply at apply.venturehive.com/miami

The Venture Hive Winter Accelerator class will run from Feb. 29 – week of May 16. Applications for the class will be accepted from Nov. 30 – Jan. 15 at 11:59 p.m.. Selected companies will be announced on Jan. 28.