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2014 Spring Accelerator Class

Venture Hive® is excited to welcome 10 new companies to our family! These 30 entrepreneurs and technologists are moving in January 13th for the kick off of our 2014 Spring Accelerator class!

Venture Hive® Incubator is accepting applications

The Venture Hive® Incubator caters to the scores of companies in South Florida that need affordable office space, access to experienced entrepreneur support services, and to be part of a dense community of technologists with cool startups. - Apply now!

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Venture Hive® Prep is accepting applications

The Venture Hive® team is piloting a FREE program for high school students in public and private schools to learn from successful serial entrepreneurs and receive mentoring and support toward applied experiential learning = starting actual businesses. - Apply now!

Hospitality/Tourism IT

With all its hotels, restaurants, bars and nightlife, what better place than Miami to start and grow a tech startup in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Creative IT

Art Basel has put Miami on the map as a world wide capital for the arts. We welcome tech startups that bring technology innovation to the fashion, design, music, arts, photography, video and news industries.

Healthcare IT

South Florida has a high density of hospitals and other healthcare providers. A great market to come to for tech startups that build software for the healthcare ecosystem

Trade/Logistics IT

Miami-Dade is one of the major international trade locations for the U.S. as well as the major gateway to the Americas for domestic and international businesses. The metropolitan area has multiple, world-class trade facilities, networks of intermodal infrastructure, along with supportive leadership committed to the area’s continued freight success.

Venture Hive® Accelerator: The Next Generation Of Accelerators In The Heart Of The Magic City.

Miami has the resources and Venture Hive® offers the support you need to scale your business! The Venture Hive® Accelerator program spans 12 weeks, during which 10 teams work full-time on creating a scalable business model for their technology startup. The next Venture Hive® Accelerator class starts on January 13th, 2014.

Venture Hive® Incubator: Mentoring And Services Any Time Of Year

For startups outside of our targeted industry verticals or for those that can't wait for the next Accelerator class to start, you may apply to be considered for our incubator at any time.

Venture Hive® Prep: Top Quality Entrepreneurship Education at the High School Level

The need for a top quality entrepreneurship education at the high school level is evident so the Venture Hive team is piloting a FREE program for high school students in public and private schools to learn from successful serial entrepreneurs and receive mentoring and support toward applied experiential learning = starting actual businesses. These sessions will begin in February and be offered bi-weekly through May so that long term solutions can be fully assessed. Apply to be part of our Saturday Pilot Program

The Benefits

The accelerator is a founder-friendly non-profit organization with amazing benefits:

  • A grant of 25,000 USD from Miami-Dade County. No equity taken in your company!
  • A collaborative working space at our headquarters in Downtown Miami for up to 12 months, free of charge.
  • Mentoring from a vetted network a world class local, national and international entrepreneurs and experts.
  • Exposure to qualified investors.
  • A top-notch curriculum of highly practical workshops and training sessions.
  • And more awesome surprises...

The Teams

The accelerator is a founder-friendly non-profit organization with amazing benefits:

  • We only take teams of 2 to 4 founders with complementary backgrounds.
  • Teams must be committed to spending the first 12 weeks of the program full time in our accelerator space in downtown Miami during the acceleration/incubation program.
  • Founding team members must speak English.

We place a great deal of importance on the team, on its solidity and on its ability to be coached and to take feedback.

The Business

The accelerator is a founder-friendly non-profit organization with amazing benefits:

  • The business is an innovative web or mobile technology solution applied to one of the four following industries:
    1. Hospitality & Tourism
    2. Healthcare IT
    3. Creatives (art, design, music, photography, etc.)
    4. Trade & Logistics
  • The business has passed the idea phase, talking to early potential customers, have built an early version of your product, even if it’s in the form of a mockup = you have something tangible to show.
  • The company can be pre-revenue or just starting to generate its first revenue.
  • The company can already have received external funding but no more than 500,000 USD.
  • Having some form of intellectual capital ownership is a plus but not a requirement.

We place a great deal of importance on the team, on its solidity and on its ability to be coached and to take feedback.

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