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

Startups in the Program


A wearable personal safety alert device for people who work alone or in unsafe conditions.

Athena Industrial Services

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

Intelligent Wellhead Systems

Saving Lives, Saving Money, Saving the Environment


VEERUM is a SaaS company that matches innovative technologies with capital project delivery to help its clients build a better world.

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.

The mentorship I've received at Zone is invaluable.  Having a sounding board, knowing where to go to for advice, and access to expertise is exactly what I require as the founder of a startup. Zone helps provide the tools I need, at the times when I need them the most.

– Serese Selanders | Founder and CEO, ORA

ZSC has been a key stepping stone on our journey to commercialization. Along with the excellent executives in residence, access to mentors and advisors (of which 2 are now on the team!), the credibility ZSC provided for us has greatly contributed to our traction in the market.

– Vicki Knott | Co-Founder and CEO, Crux OCM

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