U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced the Stage One “Catalyze” winners of the 2023 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. This national initiative will award up to $5 million in total additional prizes to fortify innovation ecosystems across the United States.
Forty organizations were selected as winners to foster strategic ecosystem partnerships in support of startup businesses. Each of these organizations, along with their partners, will receive an initial prize of $50,000. Furthermore, they are eligible to compete for an additional $50,000 to $150,000 later this summer.