Information you’ll need to provide

  • Basic information about your business (name, address, organization name, unique entity identifier (UEI), etc.)
  • Basic contact information (first name, last name, email, address, etc.)
  • A presentation/slide deck that is a maximum of 13 slides and addresses all requested information. The presentation needs to be submitted as a PDF. For more details, use this link.
  • An additional single-slide presentation about your business and the ecosystem you are working to build to attract new Ecosystem Partners. If selected, the presentation will be made public. For more details, use this link.
  • A video of maximum 90 seconds that describes your qualifications to help build an entrepreneurship ecosystem within your selected topic. The video must be posted to a public site (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.). If selected, the video will be made public. For more details, use this link.

Helpful tips

  • For a full list of eligibility, requirements, and what is expected from applicants if selected, use this link.
  • The Small Business Administration is hosting a webinar on January 31, 2024, to help applicants better understand the themes: use this link to RSVP to the webinar.
  • The winner(s) will be announced in April 2024.
  • This page is for Stage One of the Fund Competition; applications for Stage Two will open in June 2024.

About this program

Provided by: Small Business Administration (SBA) and America's Seed Fund

If you have questions, you can speak with a program representative at:

Program Information: SBA Growth Accelerator Fund Competition

Additional Information: Webinar Slides, Competition Guidelines

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