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Flint-based Healthcare Startup Accelerator


  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $235,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2021–September 30, 2022
  • Location Crestwood, KY, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant will provide support to XLerateHealth, a healthcare business accelerator located in the Ferris Wheel building in downtown Flint. The accelerator serves as an entry point for entrepreneurs working to create healthcare-related enterprises. A high-functioning accelerator can 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.