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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 Fein
John is the founder and Managing Partner of Firebrand Ventures, one of the most active seed funds in the greater midwest. He has over 25 years experience in startups and tech. Prior to Firebrand John served as Managing Director for Techstars in Kansas City. While at Techstars he ran three accelerator programs, investing in 30 startups. John was previously part of five startups, including one he cofounded. He also spent nine years at UnitedHealth Group, managing multi-billion dollar projects and scaling their Kansas City operation from zero to 1,500 employees.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Clark University.