Target Arm Completes the Air Force Accelerator Powered by Techstars
A partnership to increase engagement between commercial startups and the U.S. Air Force, designed to bring innovations into the market as fast as possible
By: Target Arm Inc.
"This was an amazing program for Target Arm. In retrospect, we likely cut 2 years off our development cycle as a fast-paced early-stage company. Warren Katz, the staff and all the mentors were simply top-notch. Upon completing this intensive course load, we couldn't be better positioned to continue building out our business," said Jeff McChesney, CEO & Founder of Target Arm.
The Air Force Accelerator has three main phases. The first, Mentor Madness, is where each company is introduced to approximately 100 mentors (industry experts, academicians, Venture Capitalists and other successful entrepreneurs)
Ryan Bigham, VP/Lead Engineer and Co-founder said, "unfortunately, our Customer Discovery was directly impacted by the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, forcing our very intense face-face program to immediately migrate into an online forum in literally one day. In retrospect, the Techstars team and each of the cohort companies made a remarkably fast transition to the online environment, including a virtual Demo Day. It was an amazing performance by everyone."
Target Arm Inc. is a Connecticut-