The Community Fund process will occur monthly, creating more opportunities for members to earn $10,000 and begin fueling their business. To get started, members must first apply online. Once the application period is closed, a group of top finalists will be selected from the eligible submissions to advance to the next stage. Those finalists will then pitch their businesses to the Community Fund Selection Panel. Each finalist is allowed five minutes to present their business idea, product, or service with an additional five minutes allotted for Q&As. One company is then be selected to earn $10,000.
February 27th – Application Opens
March 16th – Application Closes
March 19th – Top Finalist Selected
March 28th – Pitch Competition
March 30th – Winner Revealed
Please see our FAQs for more information. Those interested in applying who are not Geekdom members may join the workspace through our community membership.