gBETA is a program of the nationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor. gBETA is a free, seven-week accelerator for early-stage startups. Each program is capped at five teams, and requires no fees and no equity.
gBETA Social Impact
gBETA Social impact is powered by American Family Insurance and gener8tor. The program works exclusively with social enterprises committed to making a positive impact on their community and the world.
Fall 2018 Program: K-12 Education
Participation is open to social enterprises from anywhere in the world. gBETA Social Impact Fall 2018 works exclusively with social enterprises working on innovation in K-12 education. This includes products or services that could serve any component of K-12 education.
Five companies will be selected for the gBETA Social Impact Fall 2018 program taking place in Madison, Wisconsin.
Participating Companies Receive:
Access to a community of entrepreneurs and industry experts from the gener8tor.
Introductions to 30+ mentors with relevant expertise.
Introductions to the sponsoring organizations' networks of successful entrepreneurs, education experts, angel investors, venture capitalists, technologists and influencers.
Individualized coaching and mentorship from the gener8tor teams.
Office space in the Spark Building.
Access to $1M+ in deals and perks from vendors like SoftLayer, Rackspace, Amazon, PayPal, Zendesk and Microsoft.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can apply?
gBETA Social Impact Fall 2018 works exclusively with social enterprises working on innovation in K-12 education. This includes products or services that could serve any component of K-12 education. Future cohorts will address a broad range of social impact areas.
Do startups need to be located in Madison to apply?
We accept applications from startups across the globe. However, we do require that at least one founder from each startup be located in Madison for the duration of the program.
What stage do I need to be at?
gBETA Social Impact accepts social enterprises from napkin stage through post-revenue.
What kind of commitment do you need from me?
The weekly commitment is two, hour-long team meetings, a two-hour "Mentor Swarm," and an hour-long "OpenBETA" lunch. During the last week and a half, we need flexibility for full days of investor and accelerator pitches.
Free program? What's the catch?
None! Thanks to the support of American Family Insurance and gener8tor, this program is 100% free to participating startups!
If you are interested in learning more, sign up for Office Hours or contact gBETA@gener8tor.com.