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November 01, 2023 | Tom Ballard

$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.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 “eMerge Americas Accelerator + Showcase,” a collaborative program that also involves Florida Funders, Medina Ventures, and BIP Ventures.

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.

The application deadline is January 31 at this link. More information can be found here.


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