FALL 2018 Cohort

gBETA Social Impact Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Focus: K-12 Education

Application Deadline: September 21, 2018 at 11:59pm CT

Program Dates: October 4, 2018 - November 13, 2018

Location: The Spark, 821 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703

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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!


Interested in applying to a gBETA Social Impact program, but your company or nonprofit organization doesn't fall under the current area of focus (PreK-12)?

Learn about future programs and stay in touch with us!


Have more questions? Sign up for Office Hours or contact gBETA@gener8tor.com.