Offers 7 Mentors
Funds 10 startups per year
Markets Health/Medical Medical Devices Software Ambulance Dental +26
Invests in North America
Accelerate South is a business acceleration program focused on accelerating innovative healthcare companies. The ten startups chosen to participate in the program will receive access to titans of the healthcare industry who are willing to open their facilities' doors to test innovative products/services, mentor startups and potentially invest into them as our investing partners – talk about smart money.

Our healthcare partners include LHC Group, Acadian Companies, Lafayette General Health, ViedMed, The Perret Group and our list continues to grow...!

What’s more is that startups will have access to medical expert mentors, business expert advisers, Professional Service Grants, MBA Candidate Interns, Tailored Curricula, Travel/Lodging Reimbursements along with Office Space in the progressive Opportunity Machine located in Lafayette, La... the Happiest, Tastiest City in America.

Learn more and view a full list of our partners, mentors and staff by visiting www.AccelerateSouth.co...
Accelerate South is a business acceleration program focused on accelerating innovative healthcare companies. The ten startups chosen to participate in the program will receive access to titans of the healthcare industry who are willing to open their facilities' doors to test innovative products/services, mentor startups and potentially invest into them as our investing partners – talk about smart money.

Our healthcare partners include LHC Group, Acadian Companies, Lafayette General Health, ViedMed, The Perret Group and our list continues to grow...!

What’s more is that startups will have access to medical expert mentors, business expert advisers, Professional Service Grants, MBA Candidate Interns, Tailored Curricula, Travel/Lodging Reimbursements along with Office Space in the progressive Opportunity Machine located in Lafayette, La... the Happiest, Tastiest City in America.

Learn more and view a full list of our partners, mentors and staff by visiting www.AccelerateSouth.com

The program will feature two opportunities to live pitch made possible by Cox Business. The Get Started Medical Pitch Competition will be held on August 30th. To register to attend please visit www.coxblue.com/getstartedmedical.

Our final event will be hosted during the annual regional entrepreneurial exposition on November 2nd.
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Staff

Destin Ortego
Admin
Destin Ortego Director of the Opportunity Machine
Katherine Nebel
Admin
Katherine Nebel Marketing Marketing Coordinator, Accelerate South
Keith Credo
Admin
Keith Credo Co-Director
Reece Theriot
Admin
Reece Theriot Director Executive Director, Accelerate South
Brach Myers
Admin
Dave Dixon
Admin
Don Pippin
Admin
Jess Fike
Admin
Kenny Hix
Admin