ITEN Selected as a $50,000 Recipient of SBA’s Growth Accelerator Fund Competition

Sept. 26, 2019 – For the fifth year, the U.S. Small Business Administration launched the Growth Accelerator Fund competition for the nation’s most innovative and promising small business accelerators and incubators to compete for monetary prizes of $50,000 each. 

The 2019 Competition focused on accelerators that work with high tech entrepreneurs that are potential Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Tech Transfer (STTR) program applicants (www.sbir.gov). This year’s award recipients will focus at least 60 percent of their Competition-related work to entrepreneurs who represent one of the following groups: women; socially and economically disadvantaged individuals; entrepreneurs living in or whose businesses are located and operate in states with a lower number of SBIR/STTR awards, or in an Opportunity Zone.  

Read the SBA’s full press release here.