Ocean now accepting applications for Class IV
August 2, 2017
OCEAN, A FAITH-BASED ACCELERATOR LOCATED IN CINCINNATI, RECENTLY ANNOUNCED THAT THEY ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THEIR NEXT COHORT. HERE’S WHAT THEIR ANNOUNCEMENT SAID:
Ocean is a top-tier accelerator in the Midwest as has just recently located to a brand new office space in downtown Cincinnati at the heart of Cincinnati’s startup eco-system. Each year, hundreds of applicants looking to scale their high-tech startup in the market apply to join the Ocean program – half coming from outside the Cincinnati area with an additional third from outside the United States. The Ocean program has produced 26 alumni companies in its first three years with some outstanding results – over $6.5 million in capital raised and over 65 jobs created since 2015.
Ocean will select up to 10 high-tech companies for Class 4 who will each receive $50,000. The Ocean program, which runs from January – May 2018, features access to over 100 mentors, off-site founder retreats, access to our brand new 7,000 sq ft office space downtown and participation in Ocean’s commercial and spiritual curriculum.
COMMERCIALLY, OCEAN HAS THREE PRIMARY FOCUS AREAS:
1. Value Proposition
2. Revenue Model
3. Investor Readiness.
Ocean prides itself on graduating companies who are prepared to enter the marketplace and who know how to communicate with the capital markets. However, what continues to differentiate Ocean from other accelerator programs is the unique emphasis placed on faith and the holistic development of the founder. Ocean places a unique focus on the founder by investing time coaching them on how to invest in their faith and relationships while simultaneously building their business.
Applications close November 1st. APPLY for Ocean Accelerator Class IV here!
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If you have any questions, please contact our Program Director