SURGE Houston targets energy-related startups and claims to help them grow from seed to market acceptance in about 7 years. Key industries in which it invests include: Oil and gas, power and utilities, water, clean tech, and Industrial sectors. SURGE boasts a large investor network, comprised of angel groups and venture capital firms, as well as industry-leading customer companies. 
Location: The SURGE Shack 177 W. Gray St. Houston, TX 77019
The SURGE Accelerator program is four months long, starting mid-February until mid-June. SURGE invests in companies at any stage, providing funding, access to mentors, networking opportunities, and business tools in exchange for 8% common equity stake. Founders are expected to stay in Houston during the duration of the program.
Kirk Brand Coburn: Founder and Managing Director
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