Startup founders are invited to apply, and once selected, commit to meeting weekly as a cohort.
Quality time is spent with mentors weekly to prepare founders for a Demo Day in front of hundreds.
Founders will have access to high-quality mentors and local investors throughout the program.
Programs Manager, Geekdom
Applications Open: NOW!
Pre-accelerator Q&A Crowdcast Event: May 5
Applications Close: May 16
Teams Scored & Interviewed: May 17-May 21
Teams Selected & Notified: May 24-May 28
Teams Announced: no later than May 31
Onboarding: May 31-June 10
6 WEDNESDAYS + DEMO DAY
(all sessions will be virtual)
Week 1: June 9
Week 2: June 16
Week 3: June 23
Week 4: June 30
Week 5: July 7
Week 6: July 14
Demo Day Production Day: Saturday, July 17 (in-person)
Demo Day Event: Wednesday, July 21 (hybrid virtual/in-person)
1-2 pm Lunch Time Presentation/Education Series
Week 1: Program Overview & Expectations
Week 2: Anatomy of a Pitch
Week 3: Traction & Meaningful KPIs
Week 4: Customers & Market Sizing
Week 5: Funding Sources
Week 6: Alumni AMA
6-7:30 pm Evening Pitch Practice
Each founder has 5 minutes to pitch followed by 5 minutes of mentor feedback.
7:30-8:30 pm 1:1 Mentor Sessions
Each founder will meet individually with two mentors for 30 mins each.