Funds $ 25K per team
Takes 7% equity
Funds 6 startups per year
What is it?
A 90-day cohort-based, mentor-driven entrepreneurship accelerator focused on logistics technology innovation. Sponsored by FedEx, the program is designed to help entrepreneurs vet their ideas and refine their business models, so that they can build the right products and services for their customers.

How does it work?
During the 90-day accelerator, entrepreneurs go through an intense, mentorship-focused program that includes classroom activity, hands-on exercises and mentor sessions. The companies spend the bulk of their time on market validation and proofs-of-concept. In return for an equity stake, each participating company will receive a $25,000 investment to work on developing the initial product and business model. At the end of the 3 months, each team presents its business to investors and the community on Demo Day.

What makes it unique?
This accelerator is is unique among entrepreneurship programs in three key ways:
Focus: The program is laser-focused on technol...
What is it?
A 90-day cohort-based, mentor-driven entrepreneurship accelerator focused on logistics technology innovation. Sponsored by FedEx, the program is designed to help entrepreneurs vet their ideas and refine their business models, so that they can build the right products and services for their customers.

How does it work?
During the 90-day accelerator, entrepreneurs go through an intense, mentorship-focused program that includes classroom activity, hands-on exercises and mentor sessions. The companies spend the bulk of their time on market validation and proofs-of-concept. In return for an equity stake, each participating company will receive a $25,000 investment to work on developing the initial product and business model. At the end of the 3 months, each team presents its business to investors and the community on Demo Day.

What makes it unique?
This accelerator is is unique among entrepreneurship programs in three key ways:
Focus: The program is laser-focused on technologies and products that enable and enhance logistics. This focus enables us to get you the industry-specific assistance that you need, where and when you need it.
Access: The program provides unprecedented access to a community of logistics professionals, corporations and resources. You bring the idea and the team, and we’ll surround you with a unique and industry-focused blend of resources, mentors, training, and investors.
Location: Strategically located in America’s distribution hub, in close proximity to the world’s 2nd busiest cargo airport, five Class 1 railroads, the mighty Mississippi River and the I-40/I-55 corridors, making it the ideal place to launch new logistics innovations. Memphis’ attractive cost of living also makes it a great place to be a start up founder. Click here to find out more about our world-class logistics infrastructure.
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Allan Daisley
Admin
Eric Mathews
Admin
Eric Mathews Early Stage Startup Investor
James Bell
Admin
James Bell Vice President of Economic Development, Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce
Jan Bouten
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Leslie Smith
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