Our Accelerator Program

Are you building the next big thing? Jumpstart your early-stage business when you're part of Cohort 5 of the efactory's accelerator program. Our transformational twelve-week program provides emerging companies with $30,000 in capital, specialized programming, and unparalleled resources.

We're proud to be the region's leading resource for entrepreneurs and technology startups. When you work with us, you gain access to our broad network of partnerships, university resources, and more.

Cohort #5 program dates

December 1, 2019: Applications open

February 29, 2020: Applications close

May 11 - August 10, 2020: Cohort #5 in session

August 10, 2020: Demo Day

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Participating companies receive a $30,000 investment in exchange for eight percent equity.

Room to Grow

Accelerator companies have secure, 24/7 access to the efactory. During the program companies have dedicated office space, gigabit Internet, unlimited use of meeting rooms and more.

Access to the Experts

Accelerator companies are paired with lead mentors, have access to industry professionals, and receive free business consulting through the Small Business Development Center at MSU.

Everything Else

Those are just the highlights. Companies receive introductions for follow-on funding, free entry to efactory programs and additional perks.


Learn a little more.

Accelerator FAQ

Accelerator FAQ

Why Springfield?

Why Springfield?

Accelerator Portfolio Companies

Accelerator Portfolio Companies