Applications are open for the Invest 606 Accelerator.
Invest 606 is a nonprofit that works to catalyze growth in the 606 area code connecting entrepreneurs with the resources they need to succeed today and grow tomorrow.
We recently featured Invest 606 in a video. You can view it here.
How the Invest 606 Accelerator works
The Invest 606 Accelerator is an intensive six-month program. Finalists earn a minimum of 300 points through activities such as training and meetings, mentoring sessions, online courses, and other activities.
This culminates with the Invest 606 Challenge, where finalists will pitch for a $15,000 grand prize. Second place is $8,000, and third place $4,000.
Who is eligible to apply
It’s simple. Your business must be based in Eastern Kentucky.
Invest 606 is looking for innovative businesses or entrepreneurs operating in growth sectors aligned with the strengths of the region. These areas include but are not limited to:
- Local food and farming
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Outdoor Recreation
How to apply
You can apply here.
The application deadline is Sunday, September 25.
Some other important dates to keep in mind:
- Invest 606 Kickoff | October 22
- Demo Day | January 21, 2023
- Final Pitch | April 15, 2023