JACKSONVILLE – KYN, an accelerator and apprenticeship program for startups, has opened applications for its Spring 2014 program. Launched in August 2013, KYN is a unique opportunity for small businesses in Florida and throughout the southeast to access funding for growth and be mentored by fellow entrepreneurs in a 16-week program.
Each startup accepted into the KYN accelerator is provided with $35,000 in seed funding and $50,000 in tools and resources to aid the business in achieving long-term sustainability. The KYN program provides accepted startups with access to mentors, developers and designers, workshops, workspace and a collaborative community. Members of the KYN team work hands-on with accepted startups on a daily basis to achieve each business’ individual goals and fulfill needs required to take the company to the next level upon completion of the program.