Geekdom leaders on what to expect from new homegrown startup pre-accelerator

Geekdom leaders on what to expect from new homegrown startup pre-accelerator

By Kristen Mosbrucker

A new pre-accelerator program that aims to build emerging startups plans to run for seven weeks and expects to include a demonstration day for potential investors in late May.

Alamo Angels, a network of investors interested in early stage businesses, is collaborating with Geekdom LC, the co-working space for the Geekdom Pre-Accelerator program. Read more on San Antonio Business Journal >

Geekdom and Alamo Angels Offer “Pre-Accelerator” to Local Startups

Geekdom and Alamo Angels Offer “Pre-Accelerator” to Local Startups

Co-working space Geekdom and angel network Alamo Angels are launching a “pre-accelerator” program that gives mentorship and advice to San Antonio startups, which the organizations hope will help position young businesses to be accepted into accelerator programs or attract early stage investments.

Startups don’t have to pay to participate in the program, which is called the Geekdom Pre-Accelerator, nor are they required to surrender equity stakes in their companies. They do have to apply online, and the deadline is April 3. Read more on Xconomy >

Geekdom and Alamo Angels team up for new pre-accelerator program

Geekdom and Alamo Angels team up for new pre-accelerator program

By Tricia Schwennesen

Geekdom announced Tuesday the launch of Geekdom Pre-Accelerator, a program that will help prepare local startups for accelerator applications or early stage investment through mentorship from area tech leaders and investors.

The free program is in partnership with Alamo Angels, a community of San Antonio investors and businesses, and is designed to allow startups to continue working on their product while participating. Read more on San Antonio Business Journal >