During the 10-week program you will gain access to mentors, early-stage customers and partners to help grow your business.
The 10Xelerator is a 10-week intensive experience designed to take early-stage companies from an idea to a validated business model. Based on a foundation of the latest practices of lean startups and groundbreaking research from the Center for Entrepreneurship, part of the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University, the framework is just the first component to success. The true value of 10X is the acceleration and validation through first customer contact and access to industry leaders in the focus fields of big data, education technology, cyber security, supply chain logistics and disruptive web technologies. Some of the many activities and features may include:
Applications Open: May 16th
Applications Close: July 14th
Team Selection Period: July 14th – August 4th
Pre-accelerator Process: August 4th – August 29th
Early Arrival for Out-of-State Teams: August 30th
Kickoff Day: September 4th
Demo Day: November 15th
The 10Xelerator is located in metropolitan Columbus, Ohio. Participating teams will be located at both of the TechColumbus facilities near The Ohio State University and Downtown. Teams relocating to Columbus for the program will find a multitude of living arrangements in the various urban neighborhoods of Columbus. Feel free to explore the area and see what activities are available during your stay.
The Columbus region excels in bringing world-renowned industries and corporate pillars that can accelerate customer discovery and channel growth in our sector focuses: Huntington, Nationwide, Chase, IBM Client Center: Analytics Solutions Lab, Battelle in Big Data and Cyber Security. The Ohio State University, CCAD, Metro City Schools Program for EduTech. Cardinal Health, Limited Brands, Express, Abercrombie & Fitch, DSW, and Accel for Logistics and Retail Ecommerce