Applications are now open for the Founders 10x Accelerator Program

Founders 10x identifies and supports 10 high impact startups for participation in a 10 week program that includes mentorship and funding.

A must-attend program tailored for high-potential UNSW startups who want to strengthen their entrepreneurship skills and accelerate their startup to be investor-ready. Founder 10x is generously supported by philanthropic donations and is part of the UNSW ambition to build a world-class university accelerator to foster the entrepreneur mind-set and support innovative startups.

 

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Why Should You Apply?

  • Learn to become a more resilient founder and how to build traction and scale.
  • Participate an intense, and modular program; each week you will learn new techniques to practice and implement.
  • Attend workshops hosted by Blackbox.vc in Silicon Valley at Fact0ry, a San Francisco-based innovation hub where talent from around the world gathers to disrupt their thinking and create the future.
  • Access to UNSW outstanding network of founders, alumni and mentors.

 

What Do You Receive?

  • Each participating company receives $20k from the newly established UNSW Founder Fund.
  • 10 weeks of accelerated learning with masterclasses and workshops.
  • Trip to San Francisco to participate in Blackbox Ignite.
  • 3 months of co-working space, co-located with other Founder 10x companies.
  • The opportunity to showcase your startup at the Founder Program Demo day in February
  • Valuable investor connections.
  • Opportunity to win a 2-week immersion in Silicon Valley at Blackbox Connect.

 

Who Are You?

  • You are the founder or co-founder of a currently operating startup.
  • A current UNSW student or alum, within the last 5 years.
  • Have an MVP of your product, proof of concept, or prototype.
  • Able to commit to participate in the program for the full 3 months.
  • Have at least some market validation through customer take up or engagement.
  • Willing to sign a Founder Pledge to give back to the UNSW Entrepreneurship community.

 

Key Dates

Applications Close 27th May 2018

 

Inquiries

If you have any questions feel free to get in contact at m.marten-coney@unsw.edu.au

 

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