Application for US Ignite Startup Accelerator

With generous support from Amazon Web Services (AWS), US Ignite is pleased to offer an opportunity for smart city startups to launch or accelerate their cloud-based service or business. Program participants will be part of online sessions weekly for ten weeks, present to business leaders for feedback, and develop a solid vision for operations using cloud services across ten weekly online sessions. The Start-Up Accelerator program will culminate with a final training event at the Amazon offices in Washington, DC.

You can find more information on the accelerator on the description page.

Startup Accelerator Application

  • Startup Information

    Tell us a bit about your startup, the service or product it is offering, and other information that gives us a picture of how you plan to be successful and achieve an impact.
  • Link to a website describing your start-up or project. (optional)
  • Please describe the impact of your company or service and how it advances Smart Cities? (500 character limit)
  • Please describe how your Smart City solution provides a unique solution and differentiates itself from other possible similar solutions. (500 character limit)
  • Please describe how your service makes use of cloud infrastructure, and how it is currently operating. (250 character limit)
  • Please describe the size and basic skills of the team working on your start-up. (150 characters)
  • Please explain how you intend to grow your start-up and make it sustainable over time. (500 character limit)
  • Where is your start-up based?
  • How close is your product or service to operation?
  • Applicant for Training

    Tell us about the person from your start-up who would attend the training.
    Is at least one member of your team able to attend and end of training event at AWS Headquarters in Washington DC. Please note travel and lodging is not covered as part of this training opportunity and you will be expected to make your own arrangements as needed.

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