Type of Program:
The Morrissette Accelerator program is a great opportunity for high-growth startups to accelerate the growth of their businesses. Over the course of 12-15 weeks, ventures accepted into the program will receive hands-on mentorship and educational training from in-house experts and industrial partners.
Comments on Funding:
When It Ends:
Intakes open early February 2022 for the Summer Cohort; early July 2022 for the Fall Cohort
March 14, 2022 for the Summer Cohort
Next deadlines to be determined
*A final decision regarding on-campus program placement will be made in April 2021. Based on COVID-19 restrictions, a blended or online approach may be followed.
There are two parts to the application for the Morrissette Accelerator.
Stage 1: All teams are required to submit a written application via the GUST platform. The next application link will be live in February 2022. This application will be for our Summer 2022 cohort, which runs from May - July 2022.
Stage 2: Applications are reviewed by an anonymous and diverse panel of Judges, the top-ranked teams will have the opportunity to pitch their business to a selection committee. In this round, each team will be given 5-minutes to pitch their startup, followed by 5 minutes of Q&A.
Applicants will be required to share/upload the following:
- 1executive summary;
- 2company logo;
- 3company website;
- 4team picture;
- 5Youtube link to their 3-minute Investor Pitch Video;
- 6outube link to their 1-minute Marketing Video / Advertisement;
- 7Investor Pitch Slide Deck.
Other Things to Note:
- 1The Summer 2022 Morrissette Accelerator program will run Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 2, 2022, to July 29, 2022.
- 2There are 3 cohorts per year: