1) Arc Hardware MVP Accelerator - Second Quarter of 2019.This full-time 12-week program is designed for promising early stage-hardware startups that have identified a need in a market, can demonstrate the benefits of the core technology they are developing, but still need to refine their products so that it can be properly tested by early stage customers. By completing this program, participants will be best prepared to undertake industry trials and start collecting accurate data on the benefits and scope of use of their products. This program is designed to address the gaps present within existing industry-specific accelerator programs that are not able to adequately assist startups throughout their product development stages.
2) Arc Hardware Post-Accelerator (Manufacturing & Investment) Fourth Quarter of 2019.This 12-week program is designed to guide more advanced hardware startups through the critical stages following the completion of a Business Accelerator program. After startups have developed their prototypes, refined their business strategy and have started to gain interest from potential clients and industry partners, they will need to focus on manufacturing their products and expanding their business within compatible international markets. During this program, startups will work on refining their product design for mass manufacturing, establish supplier networksand map out a clear strategy to engage with new markets. Arc will guide startups through these stages by relying on its strategic international partners located in Europe, America and Asia.