To qualify, you need to be a Geekdom member for 90 days, have a legally formed company, and be giving back to the Geekdom community. Companies must be an LLC, CCORP, or SCORP. Non-profit companies are not eligible.
A selection panel reviews all applications. A few finalists are chosen to advance to the next stage. Finalists are evaluated on their business plans, community impact and investability.
Finalists have five minutes to pitch their business to a panel of judges from the entrepreneurial community. The award winner is announced to all Geekdom members in our final Community Pitch!
The Community Fund is awarded quarterly. Applications are open now!
August 14th – Application Closes
August 18th – Top Finalists Selected to Pitch
August 26th – Judges Pitch
August 28th – Finalist Pitch & Winner Revealed