• Technical Conference & Exhibit:  01 – 04 November 2021



About Us

Luminate, the world’s largest startup accelerator for businesses with optics, photonics, and imaging-enabled technology, is part of the NextCorps family, based in Rochester, NY, the imaging capital of the world. The 6-month intensive accelerator program provides immediate funding plus comprehensive training, mentors, access to benchmark resources, and follow-on investment to help startups scale their businesses.

We’re recruiting startup companies now for cohort 5. Register for our free info sessions to learn more about the Luminate accelerator, what it’s like to participate, and how to apply. Visit our registration page to sign up. Recordings of the sessions will be made available to all registrants.

  • November 17, 2021 at 1:00PM EST: How to accelerate your startup at Luminate, featuring an overview of the program and eligibility criteria
  • December 8, 2021 at 1:00PM EST: How Luminate advanced my startup, featuring founders from companies in prior Luminate cohorts
  • January 5, 2022 at 1:00PM EST: Applying to Luminate, with tips from the director of operations, Andrew Simon

For more information on Luminate, watch our brief overview video or contact Andrew Simon at Andrew.simon@nextcorps.org




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Rochester, New York 14604, USA