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Announcing Spring 2018 TVL Accelerator Companies!

Posted in Alumni, Investors, Startups, and TVL Accelerator

Please join us in welcoming the latest TVL Accelerator cohort.

Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) is pleased to announce the following companies for the Spring 2018 TVL Accelerator. Take a moment to explore this promising group spanning healthcare, technology, consumer, and business services. The TVL Practicum students hit the ground running on Monday Jan. 22 to work with the companies in preparation of Venture Expo on April 26.

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Capital Factory is a startup accelerator working to connect the best entrepreneurs in Texas with their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. Capital Factory’s mission is to be the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas.



Cocina 54 makes frozen baked empanadas reminiscent of their founder’s native Argentina. All five varieties are naturally gluten-free, delicious and perfect for on-the-go consumers.


dearduck powers contextual personalization for a retail customer and their networks. They build clean consumer profiles consisting of discrete preferences and consumer networks.




FastVisa is the new standard for immigration workflow. We’re re-inventing the current immigration process as an automated process. We’re committed to transforming America’s broken immigration system into one that is more accessible, safer, and easier to navigate. We help people and professionals manage every part of their immigration journey.



FeverFit is a marketplace for fun and engaging fitness activities. They find the best fitness instructors and help them craft out of the box experiences. automatically records and transcribes calls so nothing is ever forgotten or lost. What Slack and Gmail did for written communication, now does for voice. Advanced features allow users to quickly get back to key moments of a call long after it takes place.


Kwaddle gives parents super powers! We are an online platform that provides parents access to high quality educational and enrichment programs to help their children thrive and reach their fullest potential. At our core we have a supportive and inclusive community helping parents make the most important decisions for a child’s future.
PintHub is an innovative marketing platform for breweries, bars, and restaurants to acquire new customers and increase the effectiveness of their marketing spend. Their one-of-a-kind craft beer membership app provides members with a free craft beer every day at participating venues. In turn, venues get new customers in the door for the cost of a pour of beer.


Remedy uses mobile technology to bring board-certified medical providers to your location on-demand – patients can skip the waiting room and be seen in the comfort of their own home. We are not only in-network with most major insurance plans but also offer affordable cash prices.



Shep is a browser extension which allows SMEs to save on their second largest controllable expense, business travel. By integrating travel policies into the most popular booking sites, employees know they are following the rules while earning points for saving the company money, and being reimbursed faster.



Sophosi is a hiring platform and network specifically for educators. We leverage deep, vertical data to help schools efficiently find top candidates and reduce costs, while helping current and future educators discover opportunities that best match their interests and skills. Sophosi is how certified educators network.



Third Insight builds software that enables “thinking drones” – ones that can solve problems on their own, plan routes autonomously, and share learnings about their environments with other drones on our network. Their patent-pending approach is unlike any kind of AI, as they can perform real-time decision making based on visual understanding and reasoning.



Tintico is a direct-to-consumer eCommerce company that makes premium luggage. Tintico luggage is made from premium, responsibly-sourced materials, the world’s smoothest wheels and costs half the price of traditional retail while offering a lifetime guarantee.



Vigilant Waste Technologies is tackling the opioid epidemic at the hospital level by developing a controlled substance disposal product for the perioperative suite. It is an automated single-user controlled substance wasting solution which improves chain of custody control while reducing the administrative burden on clinicians and pharmacists.



Anatasol, LLC is a medical device company marketing an exercise device for the rehabilitation and strengthening of the pelvic floor muscles in women. Using specially designed sensors, related electronics and an interactive smartphone application, the vtoner product measures minute muscle contractions and provides the user real time proportional biofeedback.


Xplosion is currently solving the body-performance data problem for baseball coaches and athletes who are dissatisfied with limited resources currently in the market. We use motion capture sensors (attached to the body) and machine learning algorithms (ML) to provide real time, personalized feedback to coaches and athletes.


Are you an Austin company with the next great idea? Join our free, no cash, no equity, gratis accelerator and get a curated group of great grad students working to support getting you funded today!


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