Tech Accelerator Boasts Largest Class of Entrepreneurs to Date

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Tech Ranch, a tech accelerator located in Austin, boasts its largest class of entrepreneurs to participate in its boot camp program, Venture Forth.

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Tech Accelerator Boasts Largest Class of Entrepreneurs to Date

  1. 1. For  Immediate  Release  July  27,  2011     Tech  Ranch  Celebrates  Its  Largest  Class  of   Entrepreneurs     Austin  based  accelerator  boasts  its  biggest  group  of   entrepreneurs  to  participate  in  their  boot  camp   program,  Venture  Forth   Tech  Ranch  Austin,  a  technology  accelerator  for  pre-­‐seed  and  seed  stage  ventures,  announced   the  start  of  the  tenth  iteration  of  their  entrepreneur  boot  camp,  Venture  Forth.  Venture  Forth   10  also  holds  the  distinction  as  the  largest  class  of  entrepreneurs  to  participate  in  the  program   since  it  started  just  over  a  year  ago.  “We’re  excited  to  see  so  many  people  here,”  says  Tech   Ranch  co-­‐founder  Kevin  Koym.  “Its  just  a  testimony  to  the  work  we’re  doing  here.”     Venture  Forth  focuses  on  actionable  content  that  attendees  can  immediately  apply  to  their  own   businesses,  which  is  why  many  start-­‐ups  reach  their  first  dollar  earned  while  participating  in   the  8-­‐week  program.     “The  Venture  Forth  program  provided  us  with  information  and  a  structure  for  how  to   create  some  critical  elements  of  our  business,”  says  past  Venture  Forth  participant  and   founder  of  Pervasive  Tags,  Rob  Roberts.  “I  absolutely  recommend  the  Venture  Forth   class  to  any  entrepreneur  starting  a  company.”       The  program  also  pairs  entrepreneurs  with  industry  mentors  who  share  their  own  battle  scars   and  hard-­‐earned  knowledge  with  their  mentees.    The  one-­‐on-­‐one  contact  with  seasoned   entrepreneurs  and  industry  leaders  add  another  dimension  to  the  collaborative  approach.  “We   don’t  work  in  isolation  here,”  says  Koym.  “Entrepreneurs  learn  from  each  other  and  support   one  another.”     Venture  Forth  10  started  July  12  and  will  continue  for  8-­‐weeks.  Each  week  the  students  meet   from  6-­‐9pm  Tuesday  evening  at  the  Tech  Ranch  Austin  headquarters.  The  next  iteration  of   Venture  Forth  will  begin  September  13th.  Venture  Forth  11  will  be  the  last  class  at  the  current   rate  of  $500  per  entrepreneur.  Class  size  is  limited,  and  registration  has  already  begun.  To  learn   more  about  Venture  Forth  or  to  register  contact  Dave  Michaels  at   dmichaels@techranchaustin.com  or  by  calling  512-­‐339-­‐3242.     Press  Release  Created  &  Distributed  By   Brass  Knuckles  Media   512-­‐551-­‐4023   www.brassknucklesmedia.com  

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