Startup companies aspiring to become the next Twitter or Facebook pitched their ideas in front of potential investors on Wednesday at the Will Rogers Theater in Oklahoma City.
For the next three months, VentureSpur’s Film Row loft office will be home to handful of tech startup companies that hope to secure an initial round of funding to launch their dreams.
VentureSpur announced that it will run simultaneous programs in both Oklahoma City and Dallas in 2013 with eight to 12 startup companies.
The VentureSpur accelerator has secured funding from capital firm Trailblazer Capital in Dallas to launch its 2013 program at twice the size of its inaugural program.
VentureSpur said that Trailblazer Capital had agreed to become the anchor investor for the accelerator’s Fund II, expanding the 2013 program to twice that of 2012.
RaiseMore provides an interactive fundraising platform for organizations to allow their event participants and supporters to interact during a fundraising event.
RaiseMore, a participant in VentureSpur accelerator’s inaugural program, has closed a Series A venture capital investment in excess of $500,000.
Last night’s Happy Hour at the VentureSpur business accelerator gave four up-and-coming startups the opportunity to introduce themselves.
When it comes to organizations that add value to the entrepreneurial ecosystem, the more the merrier for Oklahoma entrepreneurs.