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Meet Our Biggest Accelerator Cohort Yet!

In April 2022, we teamed up with partner organizations and fellow ecosystem builders to recruit startups to participate in our upcoming accelerator. With an incredible response, it became clear that heartland startups were focused on making an effort to transform industries as we know them through research and innovation. Our cohort consists of startups across diverse industries including AI, sustainable tech, and bio/life sciences.

Today, we’re pleased to announce the startups who will be participating in our 8-week virtual accelerator making these research-driven products, one step closer to the marketplace. These companies were selected in collaboration with OK Catalyst partners including Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, Startup Junkie, and Witchita State University. OK Catalyst programs are made possible by support from the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Oklahoma Center for Advancement of Science and Technology.

Keep reading to learn more!


Kailua, HI

Ai.Fish was formed to bring the latest in artificial intelligence research to problems in marine sustainability and conservation. Ai.Fish is capable of speeding up some of the most time-consuming parts of the Electronic Monitoring review process for marine ecosystems including preprocessing, catch detection, active learning, and integration.


Fort Worth, TX