SBDC seeks applicants for Tech Venture Accelerator

BOULDER — The Small Business Development Center and the Colorado Emerging Ventures incubator is launching the fifth class of the Tech Venture Accelerator.

The advanced industries-focused accelerator is designed to provide hands-on assistance to emerging businesses.

The Tech Venture Accelerator differs from other accelerators in the area in that this one is focused on helping members use federal and state innovation grants as a source of capital. Companies are taught how to identify Small Business Innovative Research grants and create the best business plans to make them qualified. The accelerator also helps startups in making pitches to equity investors.

The Tech Venture Accelerator consists of five sessions over 25 hours with consulting and mentoring. Session dates are Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 10, Dec. 1 and Dec. 8.

Those interested can apply online to join the latest cohort.