Entrepreneurs, please check your calendars against our funding cycle schedule below before you apply to ensure there are no conflicts.

2020 Funding Cycle Calendar
Additional 2020 dates will be added as they are finalized. We plan to add at least more funding cycle in the fall.

  • Cycle 1 – Application Deadline: Thursday, January 2 at 5pm CT
    • Screening Forum: Tuesday, January 7, 2-5pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, January 23, 5:30-9pm CT
  • Cycle 2 – Application Deadline: Monday, February 3 at 5pm CT
    • Screening Forum: Tuesday, February 11, 2-5pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, February 27, 5:30-9pm CT
  • Cycle 3 – CANCELED Application Deadline: Monday, March 30 at 5pm CT
    • Screening Forum: Tuesday, April 7, 2-5pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, April 23, 5:30-9pm CT
  • Cycle 4 – Application Deadline: Monday, May 4 at 5pm CT
    • Screening Forum: Monday, May 11, 2-5pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, May 28, 5:30-9pm CT
  • Cycle 5 – Application Deadline: Monday, August 17 at 5pm CT
    • Screening Forum: Tuesday, August 25, 2-5pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, September 10, 5:30-9pm CT