Entrepreneurs, please check your calendars against our funding cycle schedule below before you apply to ensure there are no conflicts. Note: Below are the dates for the first half of 2023.

2023 Funding Cycle Calendar

  • Cycle 1 – Application Deadline: Monday, January 9th at 5pm CT
    • Virtual Pitch Event for Top 8 Companies: Tuesday, January 17th, 5:00-7:30pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, January 26th, 5:00-8:00pm CT
  • Cycle 2 – Application Deadline: Monday, February 13th at 5pm CT
    • Virtual Pitch Event for Top 8 Companies: Tuesday, February 21st, 5:00-7:30pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, March 2nd, 5:00-8:00pm CT
  • Cycle 3 – Application Deadline: Monday, March 20th at 5pm CT
    • Virtual Pitch Event for Top 8 Companies: Tuesday, March 28th, 5:00-7:30pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, April 6th, 5:00-8:00pm CT
  • Cycle 4 – Application Deadline: Monday, April 24th at 5pm CT
    • Virtual Pitch Event for Top 8 Companies: Tuesday, May 2nd, 5:00-7:30pm CT
    • Pitch Night: Thursday, May 11th, 5:00-8:00pm CT