2018 Calendar of EventsWe are excited to host the Class of 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. Though the class is scheduled to work with mentors and entrepreneurs in residence from May 29 through August 30, the following events highlight some key timelines and opportunities.
Jan 2, 2018 : Applications open
Jan 2 to Apr 2, 2018: Continuous evaluation and offers to cohort companies (APPLY EARLY!)
Apr 2 - May 4: Final selections and initial due-diligence for legal readiness
May 4 - May 18: Legal and contractual items, funding and media announcements
May 29, 2018: Class of 2018 arrives in Des Moines, Iowa
Aug. 28 – Aug. 30: Farm Progress Show (Early demo opportunity!)
Oct 2018 : Graduation at World Food Prize