The AccelerateNFC Program brings together mentors, sponsors and candidates in an intensive 12-week program that covers people, process and technology in building a best-in-class organization, as well as prepares participants for building solid investor relationships.  The program also includes networking programs to pitch to investors as well as showcase opportunities to demonstrate products and services. All AccelerateNFC companies work one-on-one with industry-experienced and successful entrepreneurs, investors and advisors during the 12-week program for the purpose of reaching maximum commercialization and success.

Name: Accelerate NFC
Where: Richardson, Texas
Focus: Near Field Communications
Robert Sabella, Managing Director: Twitter, LinkedIn
Application deadline: Not disclosed
Website: http://www.acceleratenfc.com/
Social: Twitter, LinkedIn

Collide Village Accelerator

The CVAP is a milestone driven seed stage startup accelerator in the Dallas suburb of Addison, TX. The Village offers each accepted company:

  • An initial seed fund of $25K in return for 8% of company’s equity
  • Strong Customer Development and Validation focus
  • Access to an exclusive network of Mentors, Advisors, and Investors
  • Free office space for duration of the program

Our 3-month program focuses on customer development, validation, value proposition canvas, MVP (minimum viable product) definition, consumer and business marketing, branding, go-to market strategy and fundraising.

Name: Collide Village
Where: Addison, Texas
Focus: None
Tahir Hussain, CEO and Managing Partner: LinkedIn
Address: 14681 Midway Rd., 2nd Floor Addison TX, 75001
Application deadline: Closed
Website: http://www.collidevillage.com/
Social: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Health Wildcatters

Health Wildcatters is a mentor-driven seed accelerator focused on improving healthcare by supporting entrepreneurs and companies that are developing solutions for the industry. The 12-week program offers health-focused startups in the early stages of funding an initial seed investment, as well as access to mentors, advisors, office space, and strategic resources needed to help the startups grow.

Name: Health Wildcatters
Where: Dallas, Texas
Focus: Healthcare
Hubert Zajicek, MD, MBA: Twitter, LinkedIn
Address: 211 N Ervay Street, Dallas, Texas 75201
Application deadline: Not in session
Website: http://healthwildcatters.com/
Social: Twitter, LinkedIn


MOTIVE was created to support the entrepreneurs and innovators who are building a new future for real estate through technology.

Fueled by radical, new technological capabilities, massive cultural shifts, and extraordinary developments in related industries like transportation, the real estate industry is entering a new age. We surround the founders shaping that future with every possible resource to develop their enterprises, and venture boldly.

Where: Dallas, Texas
Focus: Real Estate Technology
John Backes, Founder: Twitter, LinkedIn
Address: 311 N Market Street, Dallas, Texas 75201
Application deadline: Not in session
Website: http://thisismotive.com/
Social: Twitter

REVTECH Accelerator

Tech and Product Innovation  for The Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Industries. The consumer experience, as well as the logistics and delivery models, for restaurants and retail stores is being radically transformed by mobile technologies and online services.  If you are developing a new technology that will further transform this industry, then you will certainly benefit from participation in the REVTECH Accelerator program in Dallas, Texas. Here’s 3 great reasons why:

  • Dozens of restaurant and retail companies with nationwide locations are headquartered in North Texas.  The list includes JCPenney, GameStop, Michaels Stores, Radio Shack, Chili’s, Chuck E. Cheese, Dave & Busters, Tuesday Morning, 7-Eleven, and many more.  They are all aggressively working to identify, test, and integrate leading-edge technologies into their operating models.
  • Retail technology is one of the top investment themes of Texas VC’s and Angels.
  • Our mentor roster includes dozens of successful retail executives and entrepreneurs, each with significant industry connections.

Name: REVTECH Accelerator
Where: Dallas, Texas
Focus Technologies for the retail industry
David Matthews, Executive Director: LinkedIn
Address: 311 N Market Street, Dallas, Texas 75201
Application deadline: 5/1/2016
Website: chttp://www.revtechaccelerator.com/
Phone: (214) 432-3742
Social: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

Tech Wildcatters

Tech Wildcatters is a micro-fund that invests money and resources in promising startups. Our world-class network is full of successful entrepreneurs and business executives that offer their experience to guide our portfolio of startups as they grow.

Companies accepted into our program receive funding, access to our world-class network and extensive mentoring. Once accepted, you’re part of the family. We select ambitious founders we want to work with for the long-term. Your access to our resources is only limited by how far you want to go.

EMERGE by Tech Wildcatters is a seed accelerator for consumer wearable technology with first responder application. This accelerator was the first of its kind in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security and the Center for Innovative Technology.

The inaugural class of startups went through an intensive mentor-driven 12-week program, based in Dallas, Texas. The program culminated in two demo days, one in Dallas and one in San Francisco.

Name: Tech Wildcatters
Where: Dallas, Texas
Focus B2B
Molly Cain, Executive Director: Twitter, LinkedIn
Address: 211 N Ervay Street, Dallas, Texas 75201
Application deadline: January 13, 2016
Website: http://techwildcatters.com
Social: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn
Name: Tech Wildcatters: EMERGE
Where: Dallas, Texas
Focus Wearables for First Responders
Molly Cain, Executive Director: Twitter, LinkedIn
Address: 211 N Ervay Street, Dallas, Texas 75201
Application deadline: Not in session
Website: http://techwildcatters.com/emerge/
Social: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn