A founder-first accelerator program, driving innovation in the industrial internet.

Startups in the Program

Athena Industrial Services

Athena provides 3D imaging technology using electro-magnetics for the characterization of surface defects of conductive materials.


Centralizes equipment-related data in an organized, hosted, multi-user database accessible from anywhere there’s internet.


IIoT technology that eradicates rework from capital projects.

Cold Bore Technology

Cold Bore provides its sonic technology to the oil and gas industry to revolutionize accuracy, efficiency, and capability.

The Zone Startups Method

Screen companies, accepting approximately 1% of applicants.
Work with teams, help companies grow and scale, and add value in the process.
Provide access to seed capital for the highest potential companies.
Grow companies through a Series A raise.

ZSC acts as the rudder to steer our team down the wild white water ride that is a startup. Dangers lurk at any moment during the first two years and the professional and engaged ZSC team is there to help us avoid the pitfalls and move quickly toward success.

– Steve Fisher | CEO, Veerum

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