Community Fund

The Community Fund gives Geekdom members the opportunity to pitch their business for $25,000 in seed funding. Along with the chance to get an investment, applicants get valuable experience and feedback from our selection panel.

How is the Community Fund Winner selected?

The Community Fund takes place once a quarter for Geekdom Members.

Application

Who can apply?

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.

Finalist Selection

What companies are chosen?

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.

Final Pitch

Who will be the award winner?

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!

Apply Today!

Ready to pitch your business for the chance to be awarded $25,000 in seed funding? Check out the application below.

When is the next Community Fund event?

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

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