As all sectors of the energy industry continue to grow in complexity, there has never been a more critical time for innovation. A first for the energy industry, SURGE is a mentor-driven, seed accelerator modeled after successful Silicon Valley organizations designed to identify, prepare and support innovators as they take their ideas to market. SURGE’s first set of companies will meet together in Houston to engage in an immersive 3-month program in the Spring of 2012. SURGE is looking for candidates that have software breakthroughs in the most challenging energy sub-sectors, including Smart Grid, Energy Trading & Risk Management, and the Digital Oilfield.
The Houston Technology Center, a founding partner of SURGE, is proud to support this program that includes $30,000 in cash, mentorship by industry experts, connection to the world’s energy ecosystem, and resources from leading service providers including:
Learn more about this exciting program at www.surgeaccelerator.com. Then help spread the word to others in your network that may be interested in helping to find the best candidates for SURGE’s first program. If you know of someone who may be a candidate, please encourage them to apply online at www.surgeaccelerator.com. For more details on the program check out this presentation.
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