gener8tor and Georgia-Pacific Seeking Startups for Accelerator Cohort focus on FoodTech, primarily on the meal journey for consumer solutions NEENAH, WISCONSIN - Georgia-Pacific and nationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor announced today the opening of their next cohort in Northeast Wisconsin to fuel the growth of startups. This next cohort will focus on FoodTech - from meal prep solutions, food prep, food storage and food waste prevention. 1915 Studios is a free accelerator for early-stage technology startups following the model of gener8tor’s gBETA program, which operates 20-plus other programs across the country. The program provides participants with intensive and individualized coaching and access to gener8tor’s national network of mentors, potential customers, corporate partners, and investors.
1915 Studios’ 12-week program is designed to help startups prototype and build their products, gain early customer traction on their product or idea and establish metrics that make them competitive applicants for full-time accelerators or seed investment. The 1915 Studios team is currently accepting applications for its upcoming program for startups in the FoodTech space who are solving problems amongst meal prep, food prep, food storage and food waste prevention. The program is recruiting both nationwide and internationally. Chosen startups will have the support not only from the gener8tor team but Georgia-Pacific’s team of more than 250 scientists, engineers, technicians and support staff from throughout the world.
Startups are encouraged to apply for the programming and resources that 1915 Studios offers, including free space, prototyping and additive manufacturing technology.
The cohort will kick off this February 2022. Applications and office appointments for those wanting to learn more are currently open at gbetastartups.com/1915-studios.
Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, Dixie®, enMotion®, Sparkle® and Vanity Fair®. Its Georgia-Pacific Recycling subsidiary is among the world’s largest traders of paper, metal and plastics. The company operates more than 150 facilities and employs more than 30,000 people directly and creates approximately 89,000 jobs indirectly. For more information, visit: gp.com/about-us. For news, visit: gp.com/news
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gBETA accelerates the growth of early-stage companies through its network-driven program. gBETA supports five teams per cohort and requires no fees and no equity. Since launching in 2015, gBETA program alumni have raised $258M+ in capital and created 2,514 jobs across the US and Canada. For more gBETA statistics, visit gbetastartups.com/statistics.