Lighthouse Labs

Are you a technology-driven entrepreneur in the internet, mobile applications, services, SaaS or product solutions fields, with an MVP that has proven customer traction? This $20,000 USD business incubator might be a great fit for your startup!

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Award Amount

  • $20,000 USD


  • Richmond, VA, USA


  • 13 to 15 weeks

Additional Benefits

  • Guided workshops and mentor sessions led by industry experts
  • “Launch Days” in Richmond, VA; Charlottesville, SC; Raleigh, NC; and Washington, DC
  • Free legal services

Who Can Apply

  • Company must consist of two or more people
  • With innovative technology-driven services or products
  • In the internet, mobile applications, services, SaaS or product solutions fields
  • Company must be less than 3 years old
  • Applicants must be over 18 years old

Selection Criteria

  • Consumer marketing and analysis, enterprise, healthcare, security, and manufacturing sectors preferred
  • Teams in other industries may apply
  • Scalable companies with a minimum viable product and proven customer interest
  • Non-profit companies are not eligible

Application Process

  • Written application
  • Company interview


  • At least two team members must live in Richmond for the duration of the program

Post-Program Perks

  • 3 months of free coworking space after graduation


As always, this program takes ZERO equity!