5th Annual WCBA Cohort Applications Now Open / Information Sessions - September Dates Announced!

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Westchester County Biosciences Accelerator (WCBA)
- Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Apply now through 10/24/23; Early Action Deadline 9/1/23

Location: Online Application

Sept 2023 WCBA Info Sessions 2

The Westchester County Biosciences Accelerator (WCBA) is the first and only competitive-entry, six-month biotech accelerator for first-time founders focusing on healthcare innovation.  The program is open to ventures at any stage of development who wish to connect with hospitals, pharma, medical device, government, researchers, foundations and other healthcare companies in Westchester County. Join a community that raised over $15 million in funding and generated over $166K in revenue in just two years. 

Program Benefits 

  • An exclusive network of mentors and coaches including consultants, entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders from leading therapeutics, digital health, diagnostic, medical devices, and healthcare delivery companies 
  • Bootcamp, roundtables, and workshops designed and delivered by industry leaders 
  • Introduction to leading professional service companies including legal, financial, and IP 
  • A vast network of program alumni and entrepreneurs in the Metro NY region, including: JelikaLiteCatchU, Chiefy, Vyir, NyTmT, Laronix 
  • Support from municipalities and corporate sponsors 
  • Potential collaboration for clinical feedback 


Apply by September 1st for early action or by October 24th  

If you have questions and/or cannot attend the information session and would like to learn more about WCBA, please feel free to contact Doris Alcivar, Assistant Program Manager, WCBA at doris@firstxfounder.com

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