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Spring 2018 Companies

About The Geekdom Pre-Accelerator

The Geekdom Pre-Accelerator prepares local San Antonio startups for early-stage investments and accelerators, by providing quality mentorship from local area mentors, tech leaders, and investors.

6 up-and-coming local startups, who were chosen from over 30 applications, have participated in a 6-week program to prepare their pitch decks for investors and the local area community.

The program is co-produced by Geekdom and Alamo Angels.

About Alamo Angels

The Alamo Angels are an exclusive group of business leaders and corporate sponsors who promote local business growth.

Alamo Angels members identify and grow promising startup companies by providing financial investment, educational resources, and business services to entrepreneurs.

Learn more at AlamoAngels.com

Program Dates

Open Applications: 1/7/19 – 2/8/19
Program Dates: 3/28/19 – 5/2/19
Demo Day: TBD

Benefits to Participating Teams

  • Develop 1st angel or accelerator ready pitch deck
  • Mentoring from San Antonio tech leaders, investors, and mentors.
  • Develop a peer network of fellow San Antonio startup founders
  • Exposure and awareness to San Antonio community
  • Alamo Angels has committed a $25,000  equity investment to a selected team at the end of the program

 

Company Eligibility

Teams will be selected by the Co-Directors of the program based on the applications and a follow-up interviews. The following should be considered guidelines of what type of companies should apply.  Exceptions may be considered by the program directors.

 

  • Teams are past ideation stage and have a working MVP or proof of concept.
  • Teams typically have raised $0 to <$50,000 from institutional or angel investors.
  • At least 1 team member is working on the startup full time.
  • Teams are based in the local San Antonio area and can participate at Geekdom throughout the week.  This is a non-resident program. Exceptions may be considered.
  • Teams have been legally formed.

Mentors

The program’s strength and success relies on the Geekdom and Alamo Angel community and their desire to #BeHelpful.  If you are a startup founder, early-stage investor, or a startup mentor and are interested in participating, please  click here to apply to be a mentor.

Sponsorship

Details coming soon.  Participating teams will receive some awesome perks from our sponsors including free hosting credits, free software, and services.  If you are interested in sponsoring the Geekdom Pre-Accelerator, please click here.



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