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Herndon, Va.–based cyber accelerator MACH37 is accepting applications for its spring 2019 cohort. The program designed to help the next generation of cyber startups develop will begin on April 1, 2019. The cyber accelerator is seeking companies focused on areas including cybersecurity, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, cyber-physical systems, IoT and industrial control systems.
MACH37 launched in 2013 and operates under a joint venture between minority-owned strategy consulting and venture investment firm VentureScope LLC and the innovation and entrepreneurship nonprofit Center for Innovative Technology (CIT). Since its inception, more than 50 cyber startups have been through the MACH37 accelerator program.
— MACH37 (@MACH37cyber) November 19, 2018
Participants accepted into the program will be aided on how to identify and build a sustainable business model and graduates will receive ongoing access to the MACH37 Stars Mentors Network throughout the life of their company, a press release states. The cyber accelerator said in a statement that the program places heavy emphasis on the validation of complex cyber problems, the development of unique solutions and the cultivation of relationships that produce market traction and investment capital.
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