® Season 1


Austin, TX

Heroic millennial entrepreneurs building a profitable business that positively impacts Texas compete to get funded.


Trying To Raise Your Next Round Of Investment?

We'd love to have you audition if you're an entrepreneur that meets the following criteria.

6+ mo

In Business For


Your Business Is In


Age Range (Millennials)


Trailing 12/mo Revenue


Previous Investment


Type Of Business

Submit Your Audition Video Now

Just make sure you meet the criteria above and follow the audition guidelines below.


Record a 2 minute audition video answering:

  • What's your personal purpose?
  • Why'd start your business in Texas?
  • What's the biggest challenge to growing your business?
  • What's your businesses value proposition?
  • How would you use an investment?


Submit the form to the right by:

  • Filling out some basic info about you and your business:
  • Upload your video to youtube, vimeo or facebook and pasting the link
  • Checking the box which gives us the right to use the info you submit as we require


If you get selected as a cast member:

  • An email setting up a google hangout within a few days.
  • Extensive interview and due-diligence on you and your business.
  • Invite to be a cast member of StartupRunner Austin - Season 1.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • youtube, vimeo, facebook
  • By submitting this application, I hereby consent to the recording, use and reuse by StartupRunner Captial (“Producer”), and any of their respective licensees, successors, assignees, parents, subsidiaries, or affiliated entities, and each of their respective employees, agents, representative, officers and directors (collectively “Releasees”) of my voice, actions, likeness, name, appearance, biographical material, and any information contained in, derived from or obtained in connection with my application to be a participant in “StartupRunner” (the “Program”) or in any materials submitted by me in connection with my application (collectively “Likeness”), as edited, altered, or modified by the Producer or by any of the other Releasees, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, in or in connection with the Program or any other work. 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