Global Startup Accelerator + Showcase

The eMerge Global Startup Accelerator + Showcase is a remarkable opportunity to take your company to the next level. eMerge provides a unique advantage that’s proven to help your company achieve their goals. We’re thrilled to offer startups the opportunity to debut and share their revolutionary ideas by providing access to resources, investors, curated bootcamps, mentors, and networking opportunities with global enterprises.

Global Startup Showcase Grand Prize

The winning startup will have a chance to win over $500,000 in investments + prizes.

Investments From:

Medina Ventures

Florida Funders

BIP Ventures

In addition, startups will be eligible to win more in-kind prizes that will be announced soon

startup accelerator + showcase

Who Can Apply?

Calling all changemakers, innovators, and founders: We invite you to apply and join us in shaping the future of tech!

Selected finalists will receive:

  • Invitation to pitch at eMerge Americas on March 27+28, 2025 to win thousands in prizes
  • Inclusion in a 6-week curated virtual program
  • A tailored mentorship program
  • Networking opportunities with investors and global enterprises
  • Access to thriving alumni community to celebrate and grow with

Later Stage Track Criteria

Early Stage Track Criteria

University Track Criteria

Commercially ready product

Company generating consistent revenue (cash flow positive or near positive)

Management team in place

In growth phase

No more than $5M raised in total capital

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) produced & Proof of Concept established

Key members in place (Minimum of 2 full-time employees)

Paying customers (not cash-flow positive)

Less than 3 years since founded

No more than $500K raised in angel or seed capital

Student(s) and/or recent graduates (up to 2 years)

From any college or university

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) produced

Little or no revenue

Less than 1 year since founded

Be A Part Of The Future Of Tech

industry criteria

Who Are We Looking For?

We are looking for companies that are innovative in their approach and provide a revolutionary solution to an existing issue.

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Industries & sectors include, but are not limited to…

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biotechnology
  • Blockchain
  • CivicTech
  • CleanTech
  • Cybersecurity
  • Education
  • FinTech
  • Gaming
  • HealthTech
  • Hospitality/Travel
  • Logistics
  • Media & Entertainment
  • SaaS

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