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Resources & FAQs

Where do I submit my application?

Applications will be submitted on the F6S platform. The link will be made available as soon as submissions open up on August 14. 

Is there funding available?

There is no prize money available, but there will be up to $100K available for pilot projects with companies that match to our sponsors and partners. 

When will I know if I have been selected?

We will notify applicants when they have been short-listed to schedule 1-on-1 meetings with a sponsor or partner in December. Finalists will be notified in January.

Are there other programs available?

Centrepolis has a number of other programs we support including NextCycle Michigan, and our own C3 Accelerator. You can read about those programs hereAlso, we work with a network of Climate Accelerators, investors, and economical development organizations. It is our hope that we can continue to provide value to those who aren't a match for our sponsors by connecting them with additional opportunities through our newsletters and outreach.

Do I need an F6S account?

In order to submit an application you will need to sign up for an F6S account. We leverage the F6S platform, along with thousands of other companies and accelerators, to maximize our reach and keep submitting companies data safe. 

Additionally, after signing up for an F6S account startups will have access to a number of benefits including reduced subscriptions costs to platforms like Zendesk, Miro, and more. 

Is there direct investment available?

As of now there is not guarantee of direct investment through the challenge. Each company will have the opportunity to earn commercial partnerships and paid pilots through the selection process, but ultimately the size and scope of those relationships is dependent on the selected participant and our partner organizations

However, Centrepolis and our partners to have extensive connections into the venture ecosystems and can help connect the selected participants to our vast network of VCs, CVCs, Accelerators and family offices. 

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