Your Partner for Your Full Potential


Reach your full potential

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Sputnik-1 changed everything. It inspired humankind to look to the stars. Like Sputnik-1, Sputnik ATX is here to help makers lift-off. We are an Austin, TX based investor and accelerator that funds early stage maker-founders who solve real problems. We combine capital with training and experience to help startups reach their full potential. Sputnik means "partner" in Russian. We want to be your partner for take off. Read More


Sputnik ATX Investments


Our investment portfolio ranges in industry from revolutionary podcasting analytics to cat care to oil pipeline corrosion. These are the startups and founders we believe are solving real problems, who have the potential to create tons of consumer surplus for their customers.

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See how we have helped businesses grow

My co-founder and I found Sputnik ATX to be hands-down the best accelerator. If you have a chance to apply, don’t hesitate!
— Dave Hendricks, W19

A Snapshot of Funds Invested in Sputnik ATX Companies


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