Iowa Startup Accelerator announces four startups for Spring 2018 cohort

Iowa Startup Accelerator The Gazette interviews Kho Labs during the ISA media event (from left) The Gazette Business Reporter Matthew Patane talks with Business Bryce Colston, Kho Labs CEO and Founder Ian Warner. NewBoCo/Jessalyn Holdcraft

The Iowa Startup Accelerator announced four companies will join the 2018 Spring Cohort Monday afternoon.

According to a news release Monday, three of the companies were founded in Iowa and represent the health and education technology industries.

The companies joining the Iowa Startup Accelerator are:

The Iowa Startup Accelerator is part of NewBoCo, the Cedar Rapids-based nonprofit organization.

The 2018 Spring Cohort also includes the pilot team for NewBoCo’s Social Good Accelerator program. GSI Works, a Cedar Rapids-based nonprofit using green infrastructure to impact flash flooding will join the four startups, minus an investment from the Iowa Startup Accelerator.

The Iowa Startup Accelerator is a 12-month program. Companies receive a $20,000 investment and access to the NewBoCo network and its resources in Cedar Rapids.

Applications for the Iowa Startup Accelerator’s Fall cohort are open until July 28th. Apply here.

Previous coverage

Iowa Startup Accelerator announces Fall batch of companies – Aug. 29, 2017

Iowa Startup Accelerator announces its summer cohort – June 19, 2017

Iowa Startup Accelerator changes program from 90 day to full-year program – Jan. 13, 2017