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Health Accelerator Program (HAP)

VelocityTX Health Accelerator is a mentor-driven program designed to support human health focused startups with a 16-week program and the chance to compete for seed investment. The VelocityTX Health Accelerator provides mentors, advisors, go-to-market planning, customer development, contracting, pricing, marketing, public relations, advisory board development, team building, investment pitch-school, and strategic resources for growth.

  • Early-stage life science / biotech startups
  • Pre-revenue
  • Proven concept through pre-accelerator program (e.g. TechNovum) or other validation, such as investment
  • Curriculum includes business and technical sessions
  • Technical sessions may be divided into tracks, such as healthtech and therapeutics
  • Biweekly GrowthWheel coaching with a VelocityTX coach
  • Technical coaching provided by paid EIRS
  • Biweekly industry resource tours
  • Mentoring
  • Events such as networking and educational workshops geared towards life science companies
Admission Criteria
1

Early-stage life science/biotech startup

2

Pre-revenue

3

Proven concept through pre-acceleratgor program (e.g. TechNovum) or other validation, such as investment or grant

Reward for Determination
Incentives for Program Completion

Companies can expect to either raise sales or raise investment. We help strategize sales strategy to grow sales in the or provide coaching on steps to raise money.

Curriculum
Program Delivery
  • Technical Sessions - divided into tracks, such as healthtech and therapeutics
  • Biweekly GrowthWheel coaching with a VelocityTX coach
  • Technical coaching provided by a paid Entrepreneur in Residence
  • Biweekly industry resource tours
  • Mentoring with subject matter experts
  • Recommended and provided events such networking and educational workshops geared towards life science companies.
Additional Benefits

Community Resource Tours

Demo Day at the end of the program with pitch practices included throughout

Evaluation
Program Success Metrics
  • Completion of the program
  • Developed an MVP or a prototype
  • Customer validation
  • Obtaining investment or grant funding