Innovation Accelerator

We seed core technology startups

We provide up to $1M seed fund to accelerate core technology startups. We’ll match your early stage company with strategic partners in your field. We provide the legal and financial support as well as the business tools to ensure your idea emerges market-ready. We prepare your venture for a successful exit. You focus on developing your dream.

Read our white paper Apply now
Apr 15

SKTA Innopartners Announces New Advisory Board

Sunnyvale, CA – SKTA Innopartners, the leading core technology seed fund, incubator, and strategic investor, proudly announces its new advisory board. The advisors consist of top leading investment minds focused on core technology. This distinguished board stands invaluable to the persistent improvement and growth of the Accelerator and burgeoning venture funds.

Ben Yu – Sierra Ventures

Bruce Graham – Angel Investor

Don Faria – Intel Capital

Gary Hocking – NetApp, Inc.

Gary Smerdon – LSI Corporation

Lip-Bu Tan – Walden International & Cadence Design Systems

Markus Fromherz – Angel Investor and Co-Founder of Sand Hill Angels

Michael Harries – Citrix Accelerator

Peter Bell – Highland Capital Partners

Peter Moran – DCM Ventures

Rory Moore – EvoNexus


The SKTA Innovation Accelerator is, “A Different Kind of Accelerator,” based in Silicon Valley. We seed core technology startups by matching entrepreneurs with Strategic Partners, Investors and a team of highly experienced Executives in Residence – all committed to providing technical and market guidance for rapidly developing the minimum-viable product for the right market segment and becoming venture ready. The SKTA Innovation Accelerator provides startups with up to $1 million in funding, professional services, development tools and state-of-the-art facilities to jumpstart the technology ecosystem needed to power the next wave of innovation. For more information please visit:

SKTA Innopartners 
Angel Orrantia, 408-328-2900