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Accelerant’s portfolio consists of high-growth technology companies that receive dedicated, hands-on assistance from its team of experts. We bring a unique combination of scientific/technical, legal, financial and investment abilities to seed-stage investing. Representing a broad range of business models and stages of development, Accelerant’s portfolio offers investment opportunities for organizations, foundations, corporations, venture funds, and strategic investors.

To qualify for funding from Accelerant Fund I (AFI), companies must meet the following criteria:

  • Scalable business model with favorable gross and net profit margins
  • Technology focus in:
    • Advanced materials and manufacturing
    • Sensors and automation
    • Health care and bioscience
    • Aerospace propulsion and power (includes UAS)
    • Situational awareness and surveillance systems
  • Addressable markets of more than $250 million
  • Located in or willing to have a major operational component of the company in the Dayton (14- county) region
  • Solid business plan, including commercialization/go-to-market strategies
  • Executable plan to obtain a round of financing 12–24 months after Accelerant investment

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