APPLY TO LUMINATE

APPLY TO LUMINATE

We’re Looking for Our Next Cohort

Advance your startup at the only accelerator for optics, photonics, and imaging technology. Apply to Luminate by January 10 for up to $100K initial investment and a chance to compete for up to $1M in follow-on funding.


QUALIFICATIONS

To qualify for Luminate’s highly competitive, cohort-based program:

  • Your company must be incorporated
  • You must have proven your optics, photonics, or imaging enabled technology at least at the lab scale
  • You must have a team of at least two members working on the business full-time
  • You must have C-level team members able to locate in Rochester or participate virtually for 6 months

Watch Cohort 4 Compete at Luminate Finals 2021 

A great way to see if the accelerator is right for you is to experience Finals 2021, when the startups of cohort 4 will compete for $2 million in follow-on funding.

Luminate Finals 2021

Stay after the event (12:05 – 12:30p EDT) for a session with Andy Simon, Luminate’s Director of Operations, to learn about the application process and ask your questions.


Want More Details?

Download the Luminate accelerator fact sheet.