Apply for a Bounce Program

Bounce has a variety of entrepreneurial programs to fit your needs.  If you know what program you want, please apply using the links below. If you’re unsure about what program you should apply to, fill out our general intake form and a team member will contact you.

Please note: once you start an application, you cannot stop and go back later to finish it. To help, we have provided PDFs of the applications below so you can prepare. 

Software Accelerator

Mentorship and milestone-driven program for software startups to get to their next phase.

Technology Incubator

Program for tech companies in need of one-on-one advising and  professional services; often paired with office space.

MORTAR Accelerator

15-week program for established small businesses looking to grow; includes an 18-month alumni program.

NEXT LEVEL Incubator

Program for established, Black-owned, small businesses generating revenue, looking to scale; one-on-one advising and professional services, often paired with office space. The Next Level Incubator program will be paused effective April 30, 2024. 

Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program

A program for new entrepreneurs. Learn what it means to be an entrepreneur and basic business skills.

Northeast Ohio Student Venture Fund

The Northeast Ohio Student Venture Fund (NEOSVF) is a 501(c)(3) student-run organization that funds high-growth potential, startups in Northeast Ohio in the area of Advanced Materials, Medical Technology, Fuel Cells, Energy Storage, Medical Technology, Software Applications, Sensing and Automation Technologies, Situational Awareness Systems, Surveillance Systems Solar and Photovoltaics.