DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? Garage48 and Superangel are inviting startup teams and talented individuals all around the globe to a new type Base Camp hackathon!
Base Camp is an exclusive and competitive 72-hour virtual product-focused hackathon for early-stage startups. Supported by valuable insights and shortcuts from top-class mentors, you can take your product to the next level and prove to investors that your startup can get sh*t done in 3 days!
The deadline for startup applications is the 25th of September 2020! Apply here: https://garage48.typeform.com/to/JPfk04Fv
BENEFITS OF BASE CAMP FOR TO EARLY STAGE STARTUPS
Take your product to the next level within 72 hours
Insights from top-notch mentors and industry experts
Certificate of execution by Superangel venture capital fund
Prove your team’s capabilities to a range of investors
HOW IS BASE CAMP DIFFERENT FROM REGULAR HACKATHONS?
For startups with an MVP
It only takes 72-hours!
No fee nor equity for participation
No long-term commitments or relocation (it’s virtual)
No mandatory lectures
PAST RESULTS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES! Base Camp has boosted 47 startups over 4 Base Camp hackathons.
In 72-hours startups have:
Extended their product portfolio by building an app, launched it in Google Playstore, and received over 30 positive reviews
Signed 2000€ contract
Networked with Investors who later participated in their seed round
...and built many more valuable upgrades
HOW DOES BASE CAMP WORK?
2. Up to 50 startups will receive a positive answer on the 28th of September to join the Base Camp hackathon.
3. Before the Event:
- Determine the scope of the 72-hours development sprint
- Schedule customer interviews for 1-3th of October
- Identify #1 growth challenge you need advice on
4. The Main Event:
- Network with other founders
- Onboard additional talent joining your team for 72 hours (optional)
- Present your 72-hour plan
- Execute and iterate the 72 hours plan
- Morning and evening check-ins for feedback and accountability
- Receive feedback on your plan from your dedicated mentors
- Validate your plan with customers
- Support from mentors to speed up your progress: design, scope, machine learning, architecture, etc
- Submit a 3-minute video presentation of your team’s accomplishments
Optional Benefits Daily
- Fundraising guidance
- Sales growth tips
- 2-hour deep-dive with mentors on #1 growth challenge
- Fundraising guidance
- Assistance gathering customer feedback
- 10 startups are selected to showcase their accomplishments to a jury and online audience of investors
- One winner and two runner-ups are selected based on actual results
- All teams receive certificates of accomplishment stating the goal and what did you actually deliver in 72 hours
- Superangel schedules meetings with TOP startups
- The best startups will receive tickets to the best conferences and festivals that will support their growth even further
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
Base Camp is not for everyone. Superangel carefully selects up to 50 startups for the 72-hour hackathon. Startups are selected based on the expected benefits from the hackathon.
You should apply if:
You are an up and running an early-stage startup
You have a Minimum Viable Product and have talked to potential customers*
You want to get your product to the next level fast
You want to prove to investors that your team can execute
*For Deep Tech and moonshot startups MVP is not mandatory
Superangel is interested in (but not limited to) AI/ML applications, Fintech, Mobility, Deep Tech, IoT, Robotics, and SaaS startups globally. Superangel has already invested in startups from the USA, Singapore, Bangladesh, Lithuania, UK, Netherlands, and Estonia.
The deadline for startup applications is the 25th of September 2020!
STARTUPS apply here: https://garage48.typeform.com/to/JPfk04Fv
There is also an opportunity for talented individuals! Developers, designers, bright business, sales, and marketing minds have a chance to join the startups entering the competition and support them with their skills and knowledge.
The deadline for individual applications is the 25th of September 2020!
TALENTED INDIVIDUALS apply here: https://garage48.typeform.com/to/LfllvSvX