$520,000 prize available to winner of Miami Beach accelerator
Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 "eMerge Americas Accelerator + Showcase" set for mid-April in Miami Beach.
A total of 110 of the best start-ups globally will be selected through a competitive application process to participate. They are segmented into three stages – University Stage, Early Stage and Later Stage. Those selected will participate in a robust seven-week, virtual, acceleration program, which will culminate at an in-person, grand finale pitch competition.
This competition will take place in person April 18-19 at the “eMerge Americas Global Tech Conference” at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The winning start-up will have the opportunity to receive more than $520,000 USD in investment and prizes divided as follows:
- $250,000 USD investment from Florida Funders;
- $150,000 USD from Medina Ventures; and
- $120,000 USD investment from BIP Ventures.
In addition, the winning start-ups in each of the stage categories will be eligible to win more in-kind prizes that will be announced closer to the eMerge Americas conference.