- Arizona Innovation Challenge
- Venture Madness
- Venture Ready
- SBIR/STTR Resource Center
- Small Business Services
- International Trade
- Arizona STEP Grant
- Rural Destinations
- Certified Sites
The Spring 2019 Challenge brings new and exciting opportunities to Arizona entrepreneurs, granting up to 10 awardees up to $150,000! Each awardee will be enrolled into the ACA's premier business-mentorship program, Venture Ready, as well as exposure to investors, business executives and successful startup CEOs and media.
Spring 2019 Season Schedule*
First Round Application Window – February 25 to March 22 (COMPLETE)
Application Information Workshops – Week of February 25 (COMPLETE)
First Round Judging – April 1 to April 25
Semifinalists Announced – Week of April 29
Semifinalists Application Window April 30 to May 12
Semifinalists Judging – May 13 to May 31
Finalists Announced – Week of June 3
Finalists Pitches – June 10-11
Awardees Announced – Week of June 17
*Note: All dates are approximate and subject to change.
The first round applications application is closed. If you applied for a previous round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge, you can still access past results and feedback, here. You can review the Spring 2019 application documents to learn more about the application process for a future Challenge.
The application window for the Spring 2019 Arizona Innovation Challenge opens February 25, 2019. All first round applications are due before 3PM (AZ time), March 22, 2019. If you applied for a previous round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge, you can still access past results and feedback, here.