Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Halcyon Incubator, you:

  • Must be the CEO or primary decision-maker for the venture's development and management
  • Must be able to make a full-time commitment to work on the venture during the five-month residency phase (February 2021-June 2021)
  • Must be able to postpone any undergraduate or graduate course work during the residency phase
  • Must already live or work in the U.S. or be able to obtain a visa for the residency phase
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by the start of the program

To be eligible for the Halcyon Incubator, your venture:

  • Must be an original idea of the applicant(s)
  • Must be in startup idea, MVP, or pilot phase
  • Must have less than $500,000 annual revenue
  • Must be an independent or autonomous venture that is not under the direction of an existing organization
  • Must have plans for a sustainable business model to generate revenue by selling a core product or service
  • Can be a for-profit, hybrid, or undecided venture, as long as the core mission is to create measurable social change
  • Cannot be a 501(c)(3) non-profit venture
  • Can apply with up to two Co-Founders who meet the above eligibility requirements.

To learn more about the application process, please review our application information, and Selection Criteria and Process. If you have any questions about your eligibility, please contact us at halcyonincubator@halcyonhouse.orgPlease check back soon for your chance to apply for the Fall 2021 cohort.