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Luminate NY 2021
The world's largest optics, photonics, and imaging accelerator
Connect by Jan 7 '21
Apr 1-Aug 31 '21 (5 months)
260 E.. Main Street Suite 6000
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How much money have you raised?
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Have you participated in other incubator or accelerator programs? Please list.
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Which members of your founding or executive team will be attending the program in person?
Luminate NY accepts teams worldwide, however, participants must be able to legally work in the U.S.
Customers and Market
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Who are your customers? (current or future)
Who are your competitors and how are you advantaged? Please include URLs
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Briefly describe your technology
How does your company utilize optics, photonics, and imaging (OPI) or your technology enable the OPI industry?
What is the current status of your technology?
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Can you participate on-site in Rochester, NY?
Do you have any current relationships with New York State based entities? (suppliers, universities, hospitals, customers etc.)
What do you hope to get out of Luminate NY?
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