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Equity Angels Catalyst Program Application

Thank you for your interest in the Equity Angels Catalyst Program! If you have any questions about this program, please contact hello@equity-angels.com.

 

Why Equity Angels?

Equity Angels is a social impact organization dedicated to fostering fair access to innovation and opportunity. We aim to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion within the technology startup ecosystem through accelerator programs, executive placement, and resources for growth. Our passion lies in helping entrepreneurs and organizations build financially sustainable futures—where everyone can soar together. 

 

What is the Equity Angels 2024 Catalyst Program?

This is a "Fundraise-Ready" program designed for early-stage technology startups focused on real estate and finance solutions. We will select up to ten startups for a six-month program to be held from April to September 2024. Our team of seasoned mentors and industry experts will help improve each founder’s chances of fundraising success by refining their business plans and sharpening their pitches. During the final month of the program, each startup will have an opportunity to pitch their business plans in person to a group of investors specializing in proptech and fintech startups.

 

Deadline: March 15, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET.

 

Application Requirements

We will only consider applications from startups with at least one minimum viable product (MVP) and has raised no more than an initial seed round.

 

If you are submitting for a company with more than one founder, please complete only one form for your entire team. There will be a section in the application to enter additional founder details.

 

At least one founder from each startup must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the United States. The company must also be registered as a US entity. If accepted into this program, additional documents will be required.

 

 

Notification of Acceptance

During the review process, we may call or email you with questions or requests for clarification. Startups will receive notification regarding their acceptance by email no later than March 22, 2024. At this time, each applicant will have one week to go through a mandatory background check and complete their acceptance form. 

 

Hybrid Program Schedule

The program will begin in April 2024 and continue through September 2024. All program participants will be required to attend weekly virtual sessions lasting 1-2 hours per session. There will be two in-person events. The first in-person event will be optional and hosted in Chicago, IL at the end of August. The final in-person event will be mandatory for at least one founder to attend and hosted in Las Vegas, NV mid-September.

 

Cost of the Program

Applying for the program is free. All accepted participants will be responsible for paying for their own airfare, hotel, transportation, and incidentals for the in-person optional and mandatory events.

 

Any questions may be sent to hello@equity-angels.com

 

Applications must be completed by Friday, March 15 at 11:59pm ET.

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