The DEC Network recently announced a new smart cities incubator, Innov8te, in its flagship location in The West End Historic District (now home of The Dallas Innovation District). Innov8te is focused on cultivating entrepreneurs and early-stage companies in sectors supporting urban and civic transformation. Founding public, private and academic partners include AT&T, Cisco, Microsoft, the University of Texas – Dallas and the Dallas Innovation Alliance. The incubator’s presence in the Dallas Innovation District and Smart Cities Living Lab continues to drive a focus on smart city technology research and development for the region.
Reasons to apply to Innov8te Incubator:
-Access to Potential Customers
-Access to Capital
-Access to Community of other entrepreneurs, mentors and subject matter experts
-Access to in-kind support such as cloud credits, licenses for smart cities platforms
-Industry-specific programming around designated Smart Cities and IoT growth strategies.
There will also be a supplemental opportunity within the incubator where we will be working to curate partners to showcase their technology, innovation, and IoT solutions inside of the West End Square (Smart Park) scheduled to be launched in 2019/2020. The West End Square will include an “Innovation Arcade” which will be designed for rotating, short-term installations of emerging technologies.
About the program;
This is a rolling admission on-going incubator set up in 6-month segments with designated office space, programming, access to licenses, cloud credits, mentorship and direct access to top corporate leaders in the IoT and Smart Cities space. There is a cost per person to be in the incubator, but no equity retained through the initial program. There is a physical location for this incubator in Dallas Texas, but we are building the incubator so that you do not have to be local during the incubator to be involved or accepted into the program.
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