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Be part of Cohort 4 of the efactory accelerator

Jump start your idea

Are you busy building the next big thing? Applications are now open for companies interested in being part of the efactory’s accelerator program.

The transformational program is twelve weeks long and designed to jump start early-stage companies. 

The efactory’s accelerator was launched in 2016 and accepts up to ten companies per cohort. The accelerator is made possible by a seed capital fund with funds contributed by the Missouri State University Foundation, Springfield Business Development Corporation, Missouri Technology Corporation and RMI, Inc.

What’s at stake


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 & Technology Development Center.

Everything Else

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

Cohort 4 program dates

February 28, 2019: Applications close

May 13 – August 12, 2019: Cohort #4 in session

August 12, 2019: Demo Day

Learn more

Being part of Cohort 4 is no small commitment. Take some time to learn more about the program and review frequently asked questions before you dive into the application.

Still have questions? Reach out! We’re happy to schedule calls and/or meetings to share more.