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We are very excited to announce that applications are now open for the 2016 Sprint Mobile Accelerator powered by Techstars. The scope of the 2016 program has been expanded to include any mobile startup, which could include but not be limited to:

  • Wearables
  • Consumers apps in areas such as entertainment, lifestyle, or productivity
  • Mobile services such as advertising, commerce, or in-home/multi-screen
  • IoT / IoE
  • Data / Analytics
  • Health and wellness
  • Mobile enterprise apps

Ten startups will be selected to participate in the program which begins on February 22, 2016. The program is located at the award-winning Sprint Accelerator facility in the Crossroads Arts District of Kansas City, MO. The selected startups will benefit from targeted workshops, experienced mentors, Sprint’s mobile resources, and the vast Techstars network. Each startup receives up to $120,000 in funding after being selected.

If your startup leverages mobile technology and you want to significantly accelerate your business, apply today: https://www.f6s.com/sprintaccelerator2016/apply

John Fein
John is the Managing Director of Firebrand Ventures, and previously the MD of the Techstars Sprint Accelerator. John had key roles at five different startups, including one he co-founded. His startup roles were focused on leading product and operations for mobile, telephony and Internet companies. @johnfein