About this Program
We are pleased to open the application for our 5th Batch, which will take place in New York City from August 19th 2019 through October 25th 2019.
Early Admission Period:
The early application period is March 18th through May 24th. Companies applying during this timeframe are more likely to receive an interview and will be made aware of their application status earlier than those that apply during the regular application period.
Regular Admission Period:
The second application period will be open from May 25th through July 29th. We will only be able to grant interviews to a few exceptional companies during this period.
About Lair East Labs.
Founded in 2017, Lair East Labs is a New York-based startup accelerator for founders interested in launching businesses in the US with access to Asia Market.
Twice a year, we invest $50K in startup companies who are ready to explore and take on our program. With our top expertise and professional network of Silicon Valley entrepreneurship and exclusive access to valuable mentors and investors.
WHAT FOUNDERS GET:
1:1 Coaching: Teams will get dedicated time with successful entrepreneurs, CEOs & founders of startup companies that are either still running them, have sold their company, or IPO’d from your vertical.
Roundtable ‘Expert’ Dinners: Throughout the program, participants will have exclusive access to learn from speakers who have successfully founded, raised, and exited companies every Wednesday.
Access to US & Asia: Our 10-week program combines the best of both worlds. The founders learn from experienced serial entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors with extensive experience navigating both markets.
Legal Setup: Program participants will be offered legal assistance for company formation and IP Setup/ Protection.
Community & Alumni Network: Office hours, community and alumni events will be held regularly for current and past accelerator participants. We give continuous advice and support and have an active alumni network.
Mentorship & Workshops: Lair East Labs Partnerships give lunch and learn workshops and mentors from our network do deep-dive into subject matters (i.e. growth hacking, storytelling, design) for our portfolio companies.
Demo Day: Accelerator participants will demo their product and pitch to the selected invite-only audience (i.e. Angel & Seed Investors, VC’s, etc.). In the past, we have held demo days in both NYC and Beijing.
Fundraising & Growth: We invest $50K to each com
- Funds up to $50k per team
- Takes up to 5.0% equity
- Accepts 8 companies
Clean Technology, Digital Marketing, Education, Electronics / Instrumentation, Fashion