The 2018 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition includes the following prizes:

$500,000

Grand Prize


$100,000

Second Prize


$50,000

Third Prize


$150,000

Woman-Led Prize


$25,000

Caregiver Prize


$20,000

Social Enterprise Prize


$10,000

Hardware Prize


$10,000

People’s Choice Prize


Investment and prize capital provided by Ann Arbor SPARK ($250,000), Invest Michigan ($150,000), ID Ventures ($150,000), Belle Michigan ($150,000), and Ralph C Wilson Jr Foundation, Mission Throttle, and Lawrence Technological University.