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The mission of 10X Cyber Accelerator is to deliver targeted intensive assistance to established high-potential tech and tech-enabled ventures that are primed for growth beyond the startup or early stages. The 10X Cyber Accelerator provides much needed targeted support to these growth-oriented ventures with a specific focus of supporting the architecture assessment, and/or recommendations for scalable software and world-class cybersecurity technology.


The 10X Cyber Accelerator is based in Conway, Arkansas. It is a 20-week program that meets weekly on Tuesdays from 3-6 p.m. It is presented in partnership with Metova, the Conductor, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Startup Junkie.


Eligible companies are growth-oriented firms with annual average revenues from $100,000 to $10,000,000. Selected companies must commit to having at least one member and up to two members of the senior executive team available, engaged, and in attendance at program meetings.  During the 20-week program, required meetings will be once each week for up to three hours.


  • January 24: 10X Cyber Accelerator Applications open

  • February 16: Applications are due

  • February 23: 10X Cyber Accelerator inaugural cohort announced

  • Tuesday, March 6: 10X Cyber Accelerator Kick-Off Event

  • Tuesday evenings from 3-6 p.m. (beginning March 6): Accelerator meetings

  • July 24: Graduation & Presentation Day


  • Week 1: Venture Tech Assessments - Software and Cybersecurity            

  • Week 2: Lean Methodologies for Evaluating Product/Service Mix & Speaker Series: CEO Point of View – How to Scale

  • Week 3: Customer Development/Validation

  • Week 4: Speaker Series: Repeatable Processes and Operations

  • Week 5: Growth Plans and Presentations

  • Week 6: Speaker Series: Sales Growth and Building a Sales Team

  • Week 7: Financial Management (Cash Flow, Forecasting, etc.)  

  • Week 8: Speaker Series: Doing Business with Fortune 500’s

  • Week 9: Digital Marketing: Learn from the Pros

  • Week 10&11: Cybersecurity Assessments and Implementation Roadmaps

  • Week 12&13: Software Platform Assessments and Implementation Roadmaps

  • Week 14: Speaker Series: Identifying and Managing Risks

  • Week 15: Leadership, Culture, Talent Recruitment, Development and Retention

  • Week 16: Speaker Series: Forming a Board of Advisers and Mentors

  • Week 17: Raising Growth Capital: Debt, Equity, Non-dilutive

  • Week 18: Speaker Series: Presenting to Investors, Bankers, & Customers - Elevator Pitches

  • Week 19: Speaker Series: Support Team – Lawyer, Banker and Accountant

  • Week 20: Capital Match: Finding the Right Financial Partner


Glenn Crockett, Director of the 10X Cyber Accelerator:

Read the press release about the 10X Cyber Accelerator here.