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2016 SBA Growth Accelerator Fund Competition

SBA is looking for accelerators and incubators with unique ideas to boost the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the United States, and continue building the support structure needed to help start-ups become commercially viable and create jobs more quickly.

Small Business Administration

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $3,950,000
Type of Challenge: Ideas
Partner Agencies | Non-federal: the National Science Foundation, the Department of Education, the US Department of Agriculture, the National Institutes of Health, and Inter-American Development Bank
Submission Start: 05/02/2016 12:00 PM ET
Submission End: 06/03/2016 11:59 PM ET

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