Tech Wildcatters, in the six years since their launch, have entirely revolutionized the accelerator model as one of the original 15 in the world. Forbes and Inc. Magazine have named Tech Wildcatters as a nationally-ranked accelerator, and with 72 investments, 450 jobs created, and four exits under their belt, they are once again turning the model upside down.
After mastering the accelerator model, and having an innate sense of what does, and does not, work, this year that have introduced The Gauntlet. The Gauntlet was designed using what has been learned through the model in use, and they designed what Tech Wildcatters feels should be the new standard in accelerators, a 5-tiered system that utilizes data, milestones, and ambition.
With their May class full, Tech Wildcatters is currently recruiting for their July and September classes, with the application available on their website. The Gauntlet wants everyone with ambition, so this means if you have a really great idea, but no co-founder, they want you to apply. If you’re a startup with more than $100 k in revenue, they want you to apply. Tech Wildcatters will award participants differing levels of investments based on where they are, not based on where the entire group is, ensuring a truly personal and beneficial experience. With a proven track record, there is no question that Tech Wildcatters is able, ready, and willing to launch the next group of entrepreneurs through The Gauntlet.