CometX Accelerator


CometX, is an eight-week, experiential accelerator program that pulls student entrepreneurs into an environment that incubates ideas and engages prospective customers in preparation for the launch of a new business concept. CometX concludes with a pitch competition lead by a panel of guest judges where teams compete for funding to support their venture.


Shaz Amin “Shahzil Amin started his first company in high school. He started his second company in college. By his mid-20s, he’d sold his Dallas-based mobile advertising company, Blue Track Media, to Karlani Capital and was named managing partner at the Philadelphia-based venture capital firm. Its portfolio includes investments in startups, such as Plugged, a headphone company Amin co-founded, and fantasy sports company FanDuel.”
Dallas Morning News

All current UTD students of all majors and class are eligible to apply.

Applications for fall 2019 are now closed. Please check back towards the end of the semester for information on the spring 2020 application.

When: Class Schedule coming soon.

Applications Due: September 2, 2019

Program Begins: September 10, 2019 (Classes will be every Tuesday, 5-7pm)

Program Ends: October 29, 2019

If you are interested in or have any questions about CometX, please contact:

Dresden Goldberg

Director Programs & Operations