Powered by Shell, XStarter provides access to world-class mentorship, resources, and facilities to help shape the future of energy. We are accepting applications from entrepreneurs and startups on a rolling basis.
XStarter is created in partnership with Shell to foster new ways of working and live commercial pilots. A bona fide gamechanger, poised to transform oil and gas forever. How? By fusing world-class startups and innovators with the power of Shell.
With XStarter, you are becoming a part of an ecosystem hyper-focused on bringing new ideas and technologies to life. We will provide you with unprecedented access to world-class mentoring, resources, and facilities to help shape and refine your ideas. If your idea has potential to solve Shell’s pain points, we will bring you into our pilot program to accelerate your path to a commercial pilot.
Join our community to mingle with like-minded energy innovators online.
Mentor & VC network
Connect with top mentors and VCs through our master contact list.
Resources and perks
Access cloud computing credit and vendor discounts through our partners.
Guides and templates
Learn everything you need to know to take your ideas from 0 to successful exit.
Get shared access to our coworking studios globally.
Receive valuable feedback from our advisors on a regular basis.
Mentoring & Social Events
Join our mentoring and social event to learn new skills and widen your network
Pilot Proposal Support
Showcase your pilot idea every quarter and get help with proposal and procurement processes
Assigned workspace in our state-of-the-art studio in Austin, Texas