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Thank you for applying to the 2023 Accelerator Program.
You will hear from us in late March!
Grow your startup
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Real time support from industry leaders and business experts for innovators in the auto industry. A cohort based, result driven program to get you capital ready

If, You Are

  • Technology Focused on Emerging Technology, Innovation in the Automotive Industry or Related Services
  • Money Working on a Viable MVP
  • Idea Looking to Get Your Business Idea in Front Of Investors
  • Graph Preparing for Capital Infusion to Scale Your Business

This Program is For You

Program Benefits


Capital raise
ready pitch deck


Deep understanding
of growth needs


Refined business
model and go to
market plan

Digital Library

Objective driven learning
through face to face
and digital tools


Expanded network
of industry experts

Let us help get your
startup capital-ready !

As part of our Capital One Impact Initiative, we are proud to use our scale and resources to support diverse businesses. When businesses thrive, jobs are created, economies are strengthened and the ripple effects create stronger communities.

That is why Capital One is inviting startups to apply for our diverse cohort that will propel your business forward. Fine tune your business plan and pitch decks while building professional connections that will enable you to create a foundation for future funding.

What to expect


12 Industry focused modules
including pre & post work
with Cohort based


Extended business support
through the end of the
year for select participants


Opportunity to network

Online Meeting

Tailored 1-to-1 mentoring

Budget Target

Potential to receive micro
funding on program


Opportunity to pitch
live at Dallas Startup Week


Feb 21, 2023
Mar 24, 2023
Participant selection
Apr 21, 2023
Program kick off with
in person session in
Dallas Fort Worth
Sep 12, 2023
Finale - live pitching
at Dallas Start
Up Week
End of the year
Extended business
consulting through
Capital One



Yes, we will begin the cohort with an in-person day of orientation, meet and greet and connection in Dallas, Texas.

There is no application fee or cost to join, but you may incur travel costs for onsite sessions.

This program is designed to connect you to the resources and network to grow your business. Your attendance will be noticed by both the program directors and the mentors, investors and industry professionals that are supporting you through this accelerator.

You will be given the opportunity to pitch LIVE at Dallas Startup Week in front of funders and startup network connectors. You will be prepared to discuss the topics that investors need to know to take an active interest in your business and consider investing.

We will meet on a two week cadence. Each hosted session will have work assigned to prepare you for the conversation that you may complete on your own timeline prior to each meeting. The pre-work should take no longer than 90 minutes. This time may include time shared with industry expert mentors. Additionally, each live session will be followed by diligence work to be completed. The post-session work will take no longer than 90 minutes . This time may include time shared with industry expert mentors. The cumulative time you'll want to be able to devote to growing your business through this program for each of the 12 sessions will be 5-6 hours.

Yes, you will be given the opportunity to pitch live at Dallas Startup Week and you will have prepared a Capital Raise focused Pitch Deck.

This is a hybrid program with some in-person meetings supported by virtual sessions. You will need to have access to a computer (laptop or desktop, not a cellphone) during each virtual session with steady internet access during the live session.