September 25, 2024: Government / Critical Infrastructure

Government / Critical Infrastructure
Generative AI

In this category, startups are at the forefront of leveraging generative AI to revolutionize government operations and reinforce critical infrastructure systems. These innovations aim to bolster public sector efficiency and enhance the resilience of essential services.

Categories of Startups:
Energy: Power generation plants, electrical grids, oil and gas refineries, pipelines.
Transportation: Roads, railways, airports, seaports.
Water: Water treatment plants, distribution systems.
Facilities: Key government buildings, data centers.
Food & Agriculture: Food defense, safety and security.

  • Application Open Window: February 1, 2024
  • Deadline to Apply: August 23, 2024
  • Demo Day: September 25, 2024

Elevate your venture on a platform that bridges the gap between agile startups and leading enterprises. Engage with our StartupOS AI Accelerator to transform your innovative ideas into market-leading solutions.

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Ways To Get Involved

Investors

Join us for our groundbreaking pitch event as we embark on a journey to uncover the next generation of visionary founders and groundbreaking startups.

Startups

Join the platform to apply to pitch to our award-winning panel of judges at one of our quarterly themed events.

Corporations

Join the Government / Critical Infrastructure GEN AI Accelerator and establish meaningful connections and impactful collaborations with high-potential startups.

Startups: Join us to share your extraordinary vision and seize the opportunity to pitch to investors!

How? It’s simple!

  • Login or Signup for StartupOS.
  • Complete your Startup profile.
  • Complete your Account profile.
  • Complete and upload your startup Pitch Deck.
  • Upgrade to a premium membership.
  • Apply to pitch.

Boost tip—An active website, pitch deck, founder story & video, social presence, LinkedIn profile, and/or articles of incorporation can help legitimize your business! 
Note: Completing these items will increase your startup score. Each startup will have a score generated based upon the StartupOS scoring algorithm, which will help in determining our top 5 candidates for the pitch day event.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Focus on AI Technologies: Startups applying to the Accelerator Event must primarily focus on developing and leveraging Artificial Intelligence technologies within the specified subject category, which includes Government / Critical Infrastructure.
  • Stage of Development: Applicants should be at the pre-seed, seed, or early-stage funding round and have a demonstrable product or service. Preference will be given to startups with scalable business models and the potential for rapid growth.
  • Venture Backing: Startups must either be venture-backed or have the potential to attract venture funding in the future. Priority will be given to startups that demonstrate a clear path to scalability and market traction.
  • Team Requirements: All members of the startup team must be 13 years of age or older at the time of entry.
  • Legal Entity: Startups must be registered as a legal entity, such as a C-Corp, LLC, or equivalent. Sole proprietorships and partnerships may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Intellectual Property (IP): Applicants should possess or demonstrate the potential for underlying intellectual property related to their AI technologies, such as proprietary algorithms, patents, or unique software solutions.
  • Scalability: Priority will be given to startups with scalable business models and the potential for rapid growth and market expansion.

Winners will be announced on September 26th!

Startups

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