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NextFab RAPID Hardware Accelerator Program | 2019 Fall Cohort

Sep 19 - Dec 12 | Philadelphia, PA, USA

https://nextfab.com/grow/accelerator/
Helping hardware entrepreneurs jump-start their business by providing them with hands-on technical and business consulting

About this Program

The RAPID Hardware Accelerator program strives to provide makers with the knowledge and skills to start and grow a hardware business through mentorship and classes. In addition to access to state‐of‐the‐art equipment, software, and training, NextFab will invest up to $25,000 in each the four accepted teams.

• Applications Open: June 28, 2019
• Application Deadline: August 10, 2019
• Phone Interviews: August 5 - August 16, 2019 (the sooner teams apply, the sooner we will interview them)
• In-person Meetings: August 19 - August 28, 2019
• Due Diligence: August 30, 2019
• Investor Presentations: September 3 - September 6, 2019
• Announce Teams: September 10, 2019
• Start of the Program: September 19, 2019
• Graduation: December 12, 2019

You can learn more about our previous cohorts below:

NextFab is seeing more out-of-state companies apply to its RAPID accelerator
https://technical.ly/philly/2019/01/28/nextfab-accelerator-hardware-funding/

Introducing the Spring 2019 Startups
https://nextfab.com/blog/introducing-the-spring-2019-rapid-accelerator-startups/

RAPID Looks Forward With Fall 2018 Cohort | September 2018
https://nextfab.com/blog/rapid-fall-2018-cohort/

NextFab RAPID Startup Hexmodal Goes from Concept to Product in 8 Weeks | May 2018
https://nextfab.com/blog/hexmodal/

RAPID Rockstars: Bryanne Leeming of Unruly Studios | December 2017
https://nextfab.com/blog/rapid-rockstars-bryanne-leeming-unruly-studios/

RAPID Rockstars: Alperen Topay of EAOS | December 2017
https://nextfab.com/blog/rapid-rockstars-alperen-topay-eaos/

NextFab Incubates an Unruly Startup! | September 2017
https://nextfab.com/blog/an-unruly-startup/

RAPID Autumn, 2017 Startups | Fall 2017
https://nextfab.com/blog/rapid-autumn-2017/

RAPID Cohort Raises $96,000 in One Week | Spring 2017
https://nextfab.com/blog/rapid-spring-2017/

RAPID Graduates! February 2017
https://nextfab.com/blog/rapid-graduates/

Funding Information

  • Funds up to $25k per team
  • Takes up to 0.0% equity
  • Accepts 4 companies

Industries

Aerospace, Biotechnology, Business Products, Clean Technology, Consumer Products + 7 more