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2024 Accelerator Competition Finalists


Listen to Texas Tech Accelerator Competition finalists pitch their innovative startups as they compete for entrance into the 2024-2025 Accelerator Program. The one-year program provides each startup team with a $25,000 grant, experienced mentors, access to the Innovation Hub's extensive network, and hands-on monthly workshops. And for the first time, finalists will compete for a spot in the NEW Industry Advancement Technology (iAT) Accelerator Track! RSVP for our Awards Reception on April 5th through the button below!


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AEOLUS Analytics | Anthony Masias, Community Entrepreneur

AEOLUS Analytics specializes in producing radar-based, date and address/location specific historical wind reports. 

BarnBook | Alyssa Bouren, Texas Tech Rawls College of Business Administration (Energy Commerce) Student

Barn Book is an extensive record keeping app for show stock.

Burn Length of Stay | Jordan Kassab, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine Student (M.D. Candidate)

Burn Length of Stay seeks to revolutionize healthcare predictions utilizing machine learning technologies to predict hospital length of stay and prognosis to benefit physicians, patients, hospital administrators, and insurance companies.

Cardio Intelligent Systems | Dongping Du, Ph.D., Texas Tech Whitacre College of Engineering, IMSE Faculty

Cardio Intelligent Systems offers AI solutions to accelerate the healthcare industry's transition to preventive and value-based care.

ElevatED Insights | Jessica Gottlieb, Ph.D., Texas Tech College of Education Faculty

ElevatED Insights combines cutting-edge technology and extensive domain knowledge to transform raw data into actionable intelligence for education stakeholders. 

HealthSurveil | Nipuni Palliyaguru, Texas Tech University Alumni

HealthSurveil is developing cutting-edge technology for real-time, accurate and personalized air pollution monitoring to empower people to lead healthier lives.

LocShark | Armani Williams, Community Entrepreneur

LocShark is an innovative technology company that provides patented anti-theft cases/devices to enterprises/customers nationwide to enjoy the peace of mind, security, and protection when it comes to locationg their lost or stolen assets.

Medical Information Simulations | Tammy Carter, Ph.D., Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Medical Laboratory Sciences and Molecular Pathology Faculty

Medical Information Simulations is developing a web application LIS simulator to provide career readiness and improve training for medical laboratory scientists in the area of laboratory information technology.

MelodiaSync | Jessica Blume, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Office of Global Health Staff

MelodiaSync is an innovative software that facilitates relaxation by providing real-time, personalized beat responses while listening to audio.

MobilityZ Health | Sucheshna Patil, Texas Tech University Alumni

MobilityZ Health is a web-based platform designed for orthopedic specialists and primary care physicians to remotely screen, diagnose, and monitor patients with musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries using our proprietary software supporting decision-making with telehealth software and automated screening tests.

MOSAIC | Tim Dallas, Ph.D., Texas Tech Whitacre College of Engineering, ECE Faculty

MOSAIC provides personalized education content delivery using a virtual teacher enabled by AI.

Moveris | Justin Keene, Texas Tech College of Media & Communication, Journalism & Creative Media Industries Faculty

Moveris fills a gap in advertising research resources to help brands and agencies understand how customers are relating to their messaging.

MTDS Solutions | Michelle Coffey, Texas Tech University Alumni

MTDS Solutions is an automated kiosk that patients can use to access a range of laboratory tests and results for patients' different health solutions. 

Myelin | Marilyn Mathew, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Cell Biology and Biochemistry Graduate Student

Myelin is a visual indicator for consumer to know when a helmet has been compromised. 

NaMi Diagnostics, LLC | Ke Liu, Texas Tech University Alumni

NaMi Diagnostics is a biotech company focused on developing novel diagnostic technology for early detection of life-threatening sepsis. 

Neopurpose Therapeautics, Inc. | Shreyas Gaikwad, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, School of Biomedical Sciences Graduate Student

Neopurpose Therapeutics manufactures bioprinted tumor-on-chips which can be used for testing safety and efficacy of potential anti-cancer drugs.

RARE Lighting Systems | Jacob Breeden, Community Entrepreneur

The Rare Lighting System seamlessly combines designer lighting fixtures with advanced UVGI technology, offering elegant illumination while actively sanitizing spaces; a dual-purpose solution poised for performance, residential, commercial, and healthcare markets.

Smart Puppet | Muhammad Muhammad, Ph.D., Texas Tech Rawls College of Business Administration (Management) Faculty and Texas Tech University Alumni

Smart Puppets make playtime a personalized learning adventure, blending puppetry's magic with cutting-edge tech for imaginative development.

SoulDeo Naturals, LLC | Susie Penner, Community Entrepreneur

SoulDEO Naturals are making natural products the norm, not the alternative.


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Event Details

Watch as aspiring entrepreneurs and ventures share their business pitches and answer judges' tough questions for chance to be in the 2024-2025 Accelerator Program! The competition hosted on April 4th-5th will prelude the Awards Reception (April 5th at 5:00PM-7:00PM) where we will announce the winners of the Red Raider Idea Competition and Texas Tech Accelerator!


Thursday, April 4 (3:00PM-5:00PM) - Friday, April 5 (9:00AM-12:00PM)


3911 4th St
Lubbock, Tx 79415