Cohort Application Period Opens

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‘A business accelerator for advancing the next generation of technology for policing, public safety and corrections’

The Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Center (SMTEC) is pleased to announce that it’s intense 12-week Justice Accelerator (JusticeXL) is taking applications for its inaugural cohort that begins the week of September 6, 2015.

Applications must be received by August 14, 2015. Applications can be completed online at

Justice XL will focus on three components of the justice system: law enforcement, public safety and corrections. Please visit our web site at for additional information.                 The mission of JusticeXL is to accelerate entrepreneurs and start-up companies in their process of developing tactics and strategies that are effective, efficient and economical, as measured by improved public safety, reduced crime, higher case closure rates and transformational corrections systems.

The strategy of JusticeXL is to turn discoveries in areas such as wearable sensor technology, crime forecast technology, cloud storage and others into investible companies, and then help these companies raise money and transform their ideas into reality.

If an entrepreneur has a technology or a concept to change industry paradigms, then this accelerator is an excellent way to speed-up the process of customer discovery, getting to market, and raising needed capital.