Texas Tech University

Innovation Hub

TTU Accelerator

Applications Open until February 22nd, 2021

The Texas Tech Accelerator program is designed to help faculty, students and other entrepreneurs in the region launch startup companies or discover licensing opportunities based on inventions and university technology. Participating in the Texas Tech Accelerator is based on an application process that begins the previous spring. Participating companies have access to funding support, $25,000 grants, co-working space and mentors during the yearlong process.

Apply Here

Application Requirements, At-A-Glance

  • A written business plan (including an executive summary)
  • A pitch (presentation) deck based on the competition rules and guidelines
  • A 60-second pitch video 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

How to Get Started

To get started, an important first step is to establish one member of the team as a
dependable startup "captain" to manage all communications and logistics for the
company and correspondence with Hub staff.

First Step

Second Step

Attend Hub Camp for assistance on creating a business plan and a competitive application.

Third Step

  • Submission application.  Next application deadline TBD. 
  • Review the Hub schedule regularly for upcoming events, networking, and seminars
  • Schedule a meeting with a Hub Mentor early

Business Plan

Business Plan Presentation

Cohort 4 Announced Here

Kimberly Gramm
TTU Accelerator Program Director
Kimberly.gramm@ttu.edu