The Accelerator is our most advance program for companies who are already off and running. The focus of this program is explosive growth not proof of concept. Connections to national mentors and financing
The Incbubator is focused on earlier stage companies that are working on MVP or gaining traction in the marketing place. Their 12 week exeperience is more structured and intense to make sure that all the bases are covered for future growth
QCFinTech is program focused on Financial Services Tech Innovation. The goal is make Charlotte one of the international hot beds for Financial Services Tech Innovation leverage the large financial services company and talent base in the Charlotte region.
Andy Hilliard is President of Accelerance, Inc. Prior to Accelerance, he was CEO, Oneworld Technology, Inc, a firm which provides operational and business development consulting services to offshore IT service firms. His experience includes being a Director, Co-Founder, and Chief Business Development Officer of IsThmus Inc., an offshore technology services provider based in Costa Rica. He specializes in global technology outsourcing, business process outsourcing, competitive positioning among offshore providers, and tradeoffs between global offshore outsourcing destinations.
Previously, he was a Division Manager at Cognizant Technology Solutions; Regional Manager at Siebel; Director of Latin America at YOUcentric; and Vice President at Bank of America. He attended the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern, London Business School, University of Denver and Phillips Academy.
Brand and Marketing Strategist, VISA Inc.
Jeremy is known for applying human insight, creativity, and common sense toward solving marketing challenges, and for a record of guiding companies across multiple categories in the development of breakthrough communications to increase awareness and usage of their products and services. He currently oversees direction of brand strategy and implementation of large-scale payment marketing efforts for Visa’s top regional bank issuers.