Startups

SPROCKIT attracts extraordinary startups and emerging-growth companies, mostly led by serial entrepreneurs and former executives. This elite group consistently forms meaningful partnerships and is invested in and acquired by industry leaders. Our startups also partner with each other to deliver new solutions and grow their networks.

Why be a part of SPROCKIT?

We’re Selective

Throughout the year, a maximum of 30 established startups join our year-long program, based on the startup’s ability to solve an industry pain point. Corporate partners recognize the value of being selected to participate in the program.

We’re Well Connected

SPROCKIT hosts a variety of well-attended events throughout the year to foster communication and collaboration among our corporate partners and participating startups. These include three SPROCKIT Syncs.
CLICK HERE to check out highlights from a SPROCKIT Sync.

We’re Results-Oriented

Nearly all of our corporate members have made deals with participating startups. Collectively, our startups have raised more than $1 Billion over the last six years. 25 startup exits in total, eight acquired in 2019.

How do you qualify for the SPROCKIT Program?

Referrals & Recruit

Most startups who can solve a pain point for corporate partners are identified through referrals from the SPROCKIT community and other industry experts.

 

Evaluate & Select

SPROCKIT vets and selects companies who are invited to interview and be evaluated on fit.

Onboard & Engage

Once accepted, SPROCKIT onboards startups and prepares them for engagement in the community.

Interested?

If you’re interested in learning more about the SPROCKIT Startup Program, please CONTACT US or email startups@sprockit.com.

Partner Spotlights

SPROCKIT partners with organizations that are dedicated to
supporting startups and corporate innovation.

SPROCKIT members are eligible for membership in AWS Activate, a program designed to provide startups with resources they need to get started on AWS. It provides startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. Note: If you have taken advantage of the credit previously, you will not be eligible for another credit.

SPROCKIT members are eligible for membership in Google’s Cloud Startup Program. This includes $20,000 in Cloud and Firebase credit, access to Google engineers for office hours and in-depth 1:1 architecture reviews, 24/7 technical support, and invitations to exclusive local events.  Note: Credits are available for startups based in approved territory who have not previously received promotional Cloud credits outside of the free-tier offering.

SPROCKIT has partnered with the Angel Capital Association (ACA) to showcase its elite media, entertainment and tech startups to ACA members, produce a series of webinars and virtual events and to help the ACA go digital.