Hungry for a new opportunity…2020 DFA Accelerator Applications Open!

    It’s official! Dairy Farmers of America is recruiting for their 2020 spring corporate accelerator program. In 2020, Dairy Farmers of America will focus on ag-tech and food. The DFA team wants to work with companies that are building solutions to address all portions of the dairy value chain and new dairy-based food products. […]

Ready to go fast? …2020 Sprint Accelerator Applications Open!

  It’s official! Sprint is recruiting for their 2020 spring corporate accelerator programs. Join Sprint in unlocking the power of its new True Mobile 5G network. The team at Sprint is looking to work with companies that have disruptive 5G-enabled products, applications and solutions in both the consumer and enterprise spaces. “With Sprint True Mobile […]

The 7th Cohort of The Mentor Network is Going Strong!

The Mentor Network is an invitation-only network of early-stage startup founders and corporate executive mentors.  Powered by the Sprint Accelerator and supported by several local corporations, the formalized mentoring program lasts 6 months. However, with each new cohort, the network grows and we strengthen the corporate/startup connections in KC!  Additionally, founders are supported with DiSC Work of Leaders […]

Sprint Accelerator Announces 2019 Class

Nine startups selected for 6th accelerator program It’s finally here!  Today, Sprint and Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) welcomed the nine companies participating in the sixth annual corporate accelerator program. The 90-day immersive program launches today and runs through June. Startups in three verticals — 5G Technology, Ag Tech and Dairy Food Products — will […]

Applications Open for 2019 Corporate Accelerator Program

It’s that time again!  We are ready to find the best startups to join us for our 2019 Sprint & DFA Accelerator program.  This will be our sixth class and we are excited to find companies to come and build great partnerships with our corporate sponsors. For 2019, Sprint’s 5G Development Team and Dairy Farmers […]

Our 2018 Sprint & DFA Accelerator Class is here!

Where does the time go? We’ve hit a milestone here at the Sprint Accelerator! We are celebrating our fifth year AND we are welcoming our fifth class of great startup companies!! Together with Sprint and Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) we are excited to introduce to you the nine companies participating in our 2018 program!  […]

We Kicked off the 5th Cohort of The Mentor Network!

The Mentor Network, is an invitation-only network of early-stage startup founders and corporate executive mentors.  Powered by the Sprint Accelerator and supported by several other corporations, the formalized mentoring program lasts 6 months. However, with each new cohort, the network grows and all prior participants come together for group mentoring and networking events, including a group “unconference” with mentors and […]

Announcing Our Newest Community Partner, Kauffman Foundation

Today the Kauffman Foundation announced its support of eight local venture accelerators working to advance entrepreneurship through mentoring and access to resources and services that enable entrepreneurs to grow and scale their companies. “Like our founder, Ewing Kauffman, we believe every person has a fundamental right to turn an idea into an economic reality,” said Nathan […]

Announcing the 2017 Sprint Accelerator Class!

Today we welcome the seven companies participating in our 2017 program to Kansas City!  We’re excited they are part of our newly restructured corporate accelerator program that will focus on creating working partnerships between our corporate sponsors and the selected companies.   This marks the accelerator’s fourth year, and we’re delighted to be welcoming teams […]