Singularity University is calling for startups using tech for social impact for their inaugural Accelerator (apps close 6/30)! The Accelerator is the first catering to startups and nonprofits using exponential technology (mobile tech, 3D printing, robotics, etc.) to solve humanity’s grand challenges (health, environment, education, etc.).
Program details are as follow:
– For profits: $100,000 in seed funding for 7-10% equity
– Nonprofits (501(c)3 orgs: $20,000 in unrestricted grants.
– Intense hands on 10-week experience at SU’s campus in Silicon Valley taking startups from prototype/early proof-of-concept to scale
– Provides “SU Accelerator Startups” access to an invested community of Fortune 1000 companies; the SU Network of business, technology and scientific leaders and entrepreneurs and alums from around the world.
Applications close on June 30, 2015!
Apply now – http://startup.singularityu.
The Startup Lab Experience
In an intense hands-on 10-week experience on the Singularity University campus in the heart of Silicon Valley we will take startups from prototype or early proof-of-concept to scale. Starting with a one-week Bootcamp experience, the SU Startup Lab Accelerator team will guide you through four two-week long sprints, each focused on a different area of your business.
Our unique global educational position provides fertile grounds for startups to connect with leaders on business, leadership, product, and marketing development. We combine the best that SU has to offer by presenting startups tounparalleled access to an invested community made ofFortune 1000 companies in our overbooked Corporate Executive Program, thought leaders enrolled in our Google-sponsored Graduate Studies Program, alumni in our international network hubs, and accomplished attendees of the X-Prize/SU/Deloitte joint effort, the Innovation Partnership Program.
» Read more about the program structure on our blog.
We provide $100,000 in seed funding to give you runway throughout the program, a co-working space at NASA Research Park, a structured program offering and the best Singularity University has to offer for 7-10% equity in your company. For non-profits/501(c)(3) organizations we provide $50,000 in unrestricted grants. All with the goal to help you build products positively impacting humanity at scale.
Applications for our Fall class are now open!
On September 28th we will launch the Fall ’15 class of SU’s Startup Accelerator. Apply now through AngelList. The application deadline is June 30th, 2015.