Seed Accelerator & Startup Expo

CodeLaunch is the Seed Accelerator and Startup Expo in North Texas where individuals pitch their app ideas to investors, learn about the entrepreneurial industry, and compete to win seed funding. The event will take place in Frisco, TX on August 1st, 2018!


Interested in sponsoring or sponsorship benefits?

Send inquiries to ideas@codeauthority.com


Seed Accelerator by the Numbers:


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Answers to All of Your CodeLaunch Questions


  • Is CodeLaunch for me?

    • If you have a pre-MVP software or app idea, CodeLaunch is for you!

  • How do I apply?

  • What kinds of ideas can I pitch? Can someone steal my ideas?

    • We welcome all software and app ideas!

    • All applicants are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement.

  • If I have already worked on my idea, can I still apply?

    • Yes, if the work does not constitute a Minimum Viable Product (working prototype).

  • How does the selection process work?

    • After the application deadline has been reached on June 1st 2018, Code Authority’s CodeLaunch Committee will initiate a review process to determine quarter-finalists, semi-finalists, and the subsequent five teams to showcase their idea on Pitch Day.

  • CodeLaunch is awesome! How can I get more involved?

    • If you have not applied to participate in the competition, be sure to reserve your attendance! You can also sponsor CodeLaunch if you’d like. For more information, e-mail ideas@codeauthority.com


  • How does CodeLaunch work?

    • We open the event with our Pitch Day competition where five competitors will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges. After the winners are selected, the Startup Expo begins. At the Startup Expo, you can network with investors, venture capitalists, and the entrepreneurial community.

  • What is Pitch Day and how does it work?

    • Five competitors will present their ideas to a panel of judges, during a five minute pitch. After the presentations, a brief recess will be taken by the judges to determine the winners.

  • What is the Startup Expo and how does it work?

    • The Startup Expo is an event designed to get CodeLaunch attendees in front of investors, business owners, and entrepreneurial community . CodeLaunch sponsors will also have tables demonstrating the newest and hottest emerging technologies.

  • How are winners selected? What criteria are the presenters judged on?

    • A panel of five judges will select categorical and overall winners based on financial potential, creativity, and concept feasibility.


  • What can I expect if I win?

    • Code Authority’s team of software engineers will engage in a weekend-long hackathon on August 3-5 dedicated to creating your MVP (minimally viable product). The overall winner will receive gift packages from select CodeLaunch sponsors, as well as a chance to establish a partnership with Code Authority.