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Healthcare Startup Accelerator


  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $235,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2017–September 30, 2019
  • Location Crestwood, KY, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint, Genesee

About this grant

This grant will help fund the launch of XLerateHealth, a healthcare business accelerator to be located in the Ferris Building in downtown Flint. The accelerator will serve as an entry point for entrepreneurs working to create healthcare-related enterprises. A high functioning accelerator will attract new businesses to the Flint area, spur economic growth, and create job opportunities for local residents. XLerateHealth will play a key role in the build-out of a regional health science entrepreneurial ecosystem in Flint and Genesee County.