As our goal is to support early stage “pre-seed’ startups we’re excited to announce that applications are now open for the BUILDUP Fellows program.
The BUILDUP fellows program is an intensive two week program designed to prepare founders for their entrepreneurship journey. Throughout the fellows program teams will experience workshops lead by industry experts, connect with successful mentors and work on key areas of their business such as achieving product market fit and pitching. BUILDUP will look for startups that possess strong potential in all four key areas: Global Impact, Innovation, Design, and Growth.
Applications are open from Tuesday, August 4th to Monday, August 31, 2015. The BUILDUP Fellows program will be held in San Francisco at Galvanize SF/SOMA office, from September 28 – October 9th, 2015.
During the Fellows Program BUILDUP will provide the following:
Free desk space in downtown SF for two weeks
Free access to partner products
Industry leading guest speakers including investors, successful entrepreneurs and technical experts
Technical product review
Demo day in San Francisco
Startups Participant Criteria/Requirements:
Raised less than $250K (Pre-Seed)
Built a functioning minimum viable product (MVP)
One founder is from an underrepresented* group
A preference for at least one technical co-founder
Focus: Enterprise/SaaS Software, Consumer Internet Software, Hardware, IOT
Startups can apply for the BUILDUP Fellows program via AngelList