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Start Co. Business Services

Mosaik

Operating in global telecom and geospatial industries, Mosaik provides tactical guidance for accurate datasets, flexible software and responsive services.

Featured Perks:

  • Technical assistance with product development
  • Geographic systems support based on Mosaik’s own best-in-class solutions (one of the world’s two providers in this sector)

a>m ventures

The venturing arm of one of the largest marketing agencies in the southeast.

Featured Perks:

  • Training and mentorship on marketing, branding and PR
  • Investment screening by a>m ventures

The Marston Group

Experienced with angel investors and entrepreneurs, this CPA and consulting firm understands the unique needs of startups.

Featured Perks:

  • Office hours with partners and associates
  • Workshops on financials and accounting for startups
  • One-on-one financial modeling support as needed

Baker Donelson

Among the region’s oldest and most respected law firms, Baker Donelson offers the legal guidance and support startups need to launch—from incorporating to patenting to exiting the market and more.

Featured Perks:

  • C-Corp incorporation & initial investment documentation (filing fees apply)
  • Regular mentor hours with attorneys, shareholders on trademarks, copyrights and intellectual property
  • Workshops and training on term sheets, intellectual property, etc.
  • Discounted future legal support

Global Accelerator Network (GAN)

The Global Accelerator Network is an exclusive network of the top accelerators around the globe.

Featured Perk:

  • Access to a network of startups, mentors and investors affiliated with the the Global Accelerator Network (GAN)

Keen IO

Keen IO provides custom data analytics to businesses and developers.

Featured Perk:

  • Mentoring and office hours on using data in your startup

Springboard Enterprises

Springboard is a highly-vetted expert network of innovators, investors and influencers who are dedicated to building high-growth technology-oriented companies led by women.

Featured Perks:

  • Office hours and coaching from the VP of Springboard Enterprises
  • Access to advisors from their network of female founders
  • Introductions to strategic partners and investors in women-led startups

Start Co. Business Resources

Paypal Startup Blueprint

Paypal & Braintree facilitate transactions for startups through their Startup Blueprint program.

Featured Perk:

  • Up to 18 months waived transaction fees for $1.5M in PayPal and $100k in Braintree total payment volume

SendGrid Accelerate Program

SendGrid is the world’s largest Email Infrastructure as a Service provider.

Featured Perks:

  • 12 months of SendGrid’s Gold Package (up to 300,000 emails/month)

Twilio

Twilio enables phones, VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software.

Featured Perks:

  • Use of Cloud API’s for all accelerators
  • Technical assistance
  • $100 credit for all Start Co. founders
  • Social Good Platform access to social enterprises

American Airlines

American Airlines is a major US Airline that flies out of Memphis.

Featured Perk:

  • 500 points toward flights

SoftLayer, an IBM Company

SoftLayer provides high performing cloud infrastructure.

Featured Perks:

  • Up to $10,000/month for 12 months – or $120k in annual IBM credits – for Cloud Services as part of SoftLayer’s Catalyst Program
  • High-touch individual and group mentoring with the SoftLayer team

Microsoft BizSpark

Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that offers startups access to Microsoft software, development tools, and hosting.

Featured Perk:

  • Access to software development tools, connectivity to key industry players, and marketing visibility

Rackspace

The Rackspace Startup Program provides free cloud hosting services and support.

Featured Perk:

  • Infrastructure support and managed cloud hosting

F6S Card

F6S offers exclusive deals to accelerating startups.

Featured Perks:

  • As members of the Global Accelerator Network (GAN) our startups receive additional deals on their F6S card

Start Co. Investment Partners

Innova Memphis

Innova is a fund that invests in early-stage high-growth companies.

Level of Involvement:

  • Provides intial seed investment for all Start Co. accelerators
  • Follow-on investment screening for B2B startups

Start Co. Angels

Start Co. Angels (also known as Wolf River Angels) is an angel fund and network for Memphis-area angels.

Level of Involvement:

  • Provides follow-on and validation investment to select startups

Square Roots

Part investment fund, part company, Square Roots seeks to grow efforts in healthcare, IT, social innovation and wellness.

Level of Involvement:

  • Follow-on investment screening

The JumpFund

The JumpFund invests women’s capital into women-led startups in the Southeast.

Level of Involvement:

  • Follow-on investment screening for women-led startups
  • Mentorship and programming support

e.Ventures

San Francisco-headquartered private equity company.

Level of Involvement:

  • Screens companies for investment
  • Provides follow on funding
  • Investment advisor and mentor to accelerator teams