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Geekdom Pre-accelerator

The Geekdom Pre-accelerator is a 6-week program that prepares early stage startups applying to accelerators, seeking early-stage investments or financing, and scaling. Selected founders meet weekly for workshops, speaker sessions, pitch practice, and 1:1 mentorship with high-quality Geekdom mentors.  The program culminates in a public Demo Day event  where each startup will pitch their company to the community.

Watch our 2021 Pre-accelerator Demo Day video!

Geekdom Pre-accelerator
Participants
Who is this program for?
•For-profit companies •Geekdom Members (Not a member? Become one today!) •Companies with a business model and MVP (can be further along or finishing build of MVP) •Companies looking to apply to accelerators and/or prepare to seek early stage funding •Founders who can commit to dedicating a minimum of 4-6 hours of their time to program requirements each week •Founders looking to build relationships in the San Antonio startup community •Founders with a passion for the problem they are solving
Geekdom Pre-accelerator
Company Selection
How are companies chosen?
The Geekdom Programs team, along with key Geekdom stakeholders, will review the applications and select 6 companies that show promise of continuing growth within the Geekdom community. Before final selections are made interviews may be conducted to better understand program fit.
Geekdom Pre-accelerator
Program Overview
What can I expect?
The Geekdom Pre-accelerator is a 6-week program that prepares startups for applying to accelerators, and early-stage investments. Selected founders meet weekly for workshops and speaker sessions, pitch practice, and 1:1 mentorship with all-star Geekdom mentors. The program culminates in a public Demo Day event where each startup will pitch their company to the community.

Important Dates

  • June 13, 2022 – Applications open
  • Date TBD – 2022 Pre-accelerator Live Q&A on Crowdcast
  • July 31, 2022– Applications close
  • Week of Aug 1, 2022– Teams selected
  • Date TBD – Meet the Teams Event
  • Aug 31, 2022 – Program Kickoff Orientation & Mixer
  • Sep 7 to Oct 12, 2022 – Program Weekly Sessions
  • Oct 21, 2022 – Pre-accelerator Demo Day Event

Applications will open June 13, 2022

Program Alumni

Applications for 2022 cohort open June 13, 2022

LLC Formation Workshop
Attendees will have the cost of their LLC formation covered by San Antonio Startup Week.

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