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By Lauren Caldwell
February 27, 2018

Ameren Accelerator: Funding Innovative Energy Startups

Apply for the Ameren Accelerator 2018 cohort

The Ameren Accelerator is taking applications from next generation energy technology startups and businesses. The application submission deadline is  Friday, March 9, 2018.

The Ameren Accelerator is awarding more than $100,000 to five to seven selected companies in exchange for 8 percent equity in business.  Winners will attend a twelve-week program starting June 11, 2018 and receive seed funding, office space, mentoring, technical development, marketing and more from experts in the innovation field to help launch and grow their businesses in the energy sector.

This is a partnership with Ameren, University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators.

Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 9, 2018. Apply today.

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