We select startups that are working on scalable deep technologies to join our portfolio and gain access to our full-time business mentors, community of entrepreneurs, investor and industry network as well as our facilities comprising office, lab and event space. We take up to five percent equity in the business as a mechanism for aligning our interests with the entrepreneurs’ and offer subsidised, flexible rent for office space.
Cicada Innovations reviews incubator applications all year round.
Cicada Innovations runs pre-incubation programs for startups that are at early-stage concept development.
Cicada Innovations’ pre-incubation programs run for 3-6 months, culminating with events that provide exposure to investors and industry. Individuals and startups accepted into our pre-incubation programs are at the early-stage concept development, looking to build their first product prototype and find their first customers.
Program graduates are given priority in their applications to join the incubator in which they will receive long-term tailored support (for up to 5 years post-graduation).