gener8tor HudsonAlpha AgTech Accelerator

Deadline Date: June 16, 2024

 Donor Name: gener8tor

 Grant Size: Not Available

The HudsonAlpha AgTech Accelerator Powered by gener8tor is investing up to $100K in ten high-growth startups working at the forefront of agriculture innovation.

The HudsonAlpha AgTech Powered by gener8tor leverages HudsonAlpha’s deep experience in agriscience; specifically agriculture genomics, plant breeding and crop diversity; with gener8tor’s national network of mentors and investors, and Huntsville’s innate strengths as a technology hub. The program invests in the best and brightest startups tackling the challenges of sustainably feeding and powering a growing planet.


  • Investment
    • Selected teams will receive a $100,000 investment in return for 7.5% equity in your company using a Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE).
  • Cohort Programming
    • Weekly cohort programming featuring topics including understanding market size, choosing a revenue model, and how to pitch investors.
  • $1M+ in Deals & Perks
    • Amazing deals and perks from vendors like IBM Cloud, Rackspace, Amazon, PayPal, Zendesk, Hubspot and Microsoft.
  • Mentorship, Coaching & One-on-One Meetings
    • Twelve weeks of individualized coaching and mentorship from the gener8tor team during bi-weekly, one-on-one meetings. One-on-one meetings with 100+ connections including serial entrepreneurs, industry experts and investors.
  • Office Space
    • Participants will be a part of the HudsonAlpha ecosystem and have access to the state-of-the-art facilities across the 152-acre biotech campus. Companies will also have the opportunity to connect and collaborate with HudsonAlpha scientists.

Become a Mentor

  • Mentors are crucial to the success of HudsonAlpha AgTech. Once per week during the program, they invite a mentors to “speed network” with each of the participating startups over a two-hour session. There will be opportunities to mentor in-person or virtually so the teams can benefit from your expertise regardless of where you are located.

Who can apply?

  • Applications are welcome from startups headquartered anywhere in the world and innovating in any area of agriculture.
  • You are expected to relocate to Huntsville, AL for the duration of the program, in order to take full advantage of the cohort-based programming and the strength of the local ecosystem.

For more information, visit gener8tor.

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