GENIUS-NY-LogoGENIUS NY has extended its application period through Tuesday, June 14!

The world’s largest business accelerator competition for uncrewed systems, loT, and robotics startups, GENIUS NY is produced by the Tech Garden, funded by the Empire State Development, and part of CenterState CEO’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship portfolio.

Five winners are selected for the GENIUS NY accelerator each year. Winners receive a large investment; one grand prize winner receives $1M, followed by four $500K investments to the remaining teams. ​Winners also receive funding in the form of a monthly stipend in Phase I, free office space and amenities, workshops and events, business training, a dedicated group of executive advisors, industry mentors, and recruiting, marketing, and fundraising support.

To date, GENIUS NY has invested more than $15 million in 26 startups, helped companies create more than 60 Upstate NY jobs, and assisted companies in securing more than $90M in follow-on funding.

For six years, Skild has been honored to power this amazing challenge. To learn more about it, click here.

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