TT/I  Furnace Technology Transfer Accelerator

     Office Locations:

1475 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Phone: 480-884-1860



  • Seed



  • Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Software & Internet



    The Furnace Technology Transfer Accelerator is an innovative startup accelerator designed to form, incubate and launch new companies. Each company is created to license technology and intellectual property from Arizona's premiere research institutions, in partnership with Dignity Health Arizona, NAU Innovations, University of Arizona's Tech Launch Arizona, Thunderbird School of Global Management, and BioAccel. Furnace is an intensive, nine-month accelerator experience for startups that provides seed funding, office space, and access to top industry mentors to commercialize discoveries made in Arizona laboratories.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Brent Sebold Senior Venture Manager
    Wiley Larsen Venture Manager


    Portfolio companies include:


      Dataware Ventures
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      Fast PCR Diagnostics


      MIXX Systems
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      Rarus Innovations
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      Redox Diagnostics
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      SiO2 Nanotech

      Traken Technologies
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