I  Seed Sumo


     Office Locations:

3891 South Traditions Drive
Bryan College Station
Bryan , TX 77807



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  • Software & Internet



    Seed Sumo is a mentorship driven accelerator that assists young entrepreneurs with turning their early-stage startups into successful businesses. The accelerator is a three month long program (near Texas A&M University) that takes place once each year. Seed Sumo chooses ten companies to receive $50,000 in seed funding, in exchange for around 10% equity. Founders also receive perks such as free hosting, world-class branding services, finance/legal counseling, a neat workspace, and a massive network of connections. During the 100-day program, which begins in mid-May and concludes in late August, accepted founders ideate, strategize, research, build, test-market, and as the program culminates, fine tune their pitch which each start-up shares in front of a large investor audience called 'Demo Day.' The 2014 class of 8 start-ups had raised around 4MM since demo day in September. The Seed Sumo Accelerator Program will be marketed heavily across Texas and other start-up communities nationally through mentor/investor networks, online, and at various related events across Texas. Seed Sumo will not fund biotechnology companies, restaurants, consultancies, or other local service oriented companies.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Bryan Bulte Founder and Managing Director
    DJ Monteilh Founder
    Manish Patel Co-Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

      Arrive Logistics
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      Supreme Golf
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      Target Vision
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