The Rose Rock Bridge Program offers a unique opportunity to gain access to an ecosystem of complimentary resources to guide you in scaling your company. We also offer $100,000 in non-dilutive capital to help establish your company within our community.
What is the selection process?
We accept submissions of interest on a rolling basis. You company does not need to be based in Oklahoma to be selected. Please complete our Submission of Interest through the Rose Rock Bridge website. In addition, we recommend attaching an executive summary deck. If you are invited to the final round interviews, you may be required to submit financial projections.
If I am selected to the Rose Rock Program, what will I need to agree to?
Companies are required to provide basic reporting information to Rose Rock Bridge during the program and three years post program participation. This information helps us track how businesses do in the long term. You will also have to agree to the approved uses of grant funds. The purpose of the grant is to support participating companies, as they grow and scale their operations in Tulsa. Grants will be disbursed in installments throughout the duration of the program.
What is the difference between Rose Rock Bridge and EIC Rose Rock?
Rose Rock Bridge and EIC Rose Rock are separate organizations that launched in September 2022 as part of the Tulsa Innovation Labs Rose Rock initiative to catalyze energy innovation in Tulsa.
Rose Rock Bridge is a non-profit startup incubator with the mission to establish and promote Tulsa and Oklahoma as a hub for new energy technology companies. Rose Rock Bridge does not take any equity in member companies.
EIC Rose Rock is a venture capital fund located in Tulsa investing in Seed & Series A companies developing innovative energy technologies.
Rose Rock Bridge works alongside EIC Rose Rock and other venture capital funds to provide access to capital for Rose Rock Bridge member companies to scale their businesses in the Tulsa region.
How is the Rose Rock Bridge Program funded?
We receive funding from our generous philanthropic and corporate donors which include the George Kaiser Family Foundation, Devon Energy, ONEOK, and Williams.