Welcome Caroline Branch!

Please join us in welcoming new mentor, Caroline Branch! As Entrepreneur in Residence at Sumo Ventures, Caroline assists the fund in identifying and valuing prospective investment opportunities.  Caroline brings strategic, financial, and operations expertise with...

10 Mentors Recognized, Achieve “Sensei!”

It’s no secret that mentors are the driving force behind the success of our program and our startups. Mentors meet with our companies, make referrals & key introductions, invest in, and otherwise contribute their knowledge & expertise to support our...

2016 Accelerator Companies Announced!

After combing through well over a hundred applications, this year’s 2016 cohort has been set!  We are pleased to introduce you to our 4 exciting retail startups! Link to full article in LaunchDFW! FindMine, New York City FindMine is a retail technology company...

Meet New Mentor Kira!

We are thrilled to introduce you to our newest mentor, Kira Plastinina! Kira is a fashion designer and entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in the fashion retail industry. She is the founder of Kira Plastinina Style, a large retail chain headquartered in...

Introducing New Mentor Danny Sullivan

Please join us in welcoming new mentor, Danny Sullivan! Danny has over 20 years of experience focused on digital businesses. Most recently, he was the VP of Global Digital Experience for Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands, where he led all aspects of the company’s...