Rice Alliance Small Business + Startup Accelerators
Innovators and entrepreneurs: Have you been working on your business or idea and need a structured approach to help you move forward? Are you ready to level up, but aren’t sure how to launch your company?
Rice Alliance has two business accelerators ready to help you take the next step! Applications currently closed.
These 12-week programs provide structured curriculum, mentoring and connections to a vast entrepreneurial network. Participating earns you a $1,000 monthly stipend, and both programs are open to Rice University students, faculty, staff and recent alumni.
OwlSpark: Supports tech startup teams through an immersive program designed to validate and refine business models in preparation for launch. Now in its 10th year, 180 founders across 73 tech startups have participated in OwlSpark and gone on to raise more than $28 million in funding. Learn more and apply: https://owlspark.com/apply/
BlueLaunch: A NEW 12-week accelerator focused on small businesses entrepreneurs, will help participants crystallize their businesses in the following areas: accounting, finance, legal, marketing and sales. Learn more andapply: https://alliance.rice.edu/bluelaunch