Work with Us. Develop a Strategy. Achieve your Goals.

Get support from experienced mentors, and receive mentorship according to your unique needs.  Prepare to attract a credible team, develop a validated product and a complete and compelling business proposition, and have the understanding to grow sustainable revenues.

Find out how HTC can assist you in commercializing your technology.


“HTC is a highly collaborative environment with extraordinary talented individuals and new business leaders. As a mentor HTC has given me the opportunity to give back by assisting young startups wrestle with and solve their business problems.”
Joe Kavanaugh // Mentor

  1. ATTEND ORIENTATION
    The best way to learn if you qualify for the Acceleration Program and how HTC can assist you in commercializing your technology is to attend one of our orientations. Orientations are held twice a month at the midtown location.
    Register to attend orientation
  2. QUALIFY AND APPLY
    To qualify for the HTC Acceleration Program, entrepreneurs and startup candidates must schedule a one-on-one interview with HTC staff and should be:

    • Headquartered in the Gulf Coast area
    • Serve one of HTC’s focus industries  (Life Science, Energy, Information Technology, Aerospace or Transportation/Logistics)
    • Have proprietary, disruptive technology
    • Have potential to build a scalable technology company
    • Able to attract an appropriate management team
  3. FEES
    HTC offers two fee schedules:Approved company pays $1500 annual client fee, and shares 2.5% of equity, in the form of warrants, actionable at a liquidity event. Approved company pays no annual client fee, and shares 4% of equity, in the form of warrants, actionable at a liquidity event.

READY TO APPLY?
Client Application Form
Acceleration Client Application Fee – $250

For questions or to request additional information please contact: applications@houstontech.org.