About this Program
Z Nation Lab - pre-accelerator is a 3 week intensive program with a clear focus to immerse the aspiring entrepreneurs in a challenging environment, perfect to help them scale up fast and evolve quickly.
Our pre-accelerator programs essentially cater to people with ideas who are gearing up to join the world’s leading startup Accelerator, or for an early product launch or to raise funding in the next 6-9 months.
The Bootcamp will provide a rigorous training, to guide you through validating your ideas, performing customer development, building a team, preparing for funding, and more. It will give you the structure, mentor support, and global network you need to start a sustainable company. Through weekly training and feedback sessions led by top industry experts, office hours with mentors from Silicon Valley expertise, group meetings with fellow founders, and challenging company building assignments, participants in the program make several years of progress in just 3 weeks.
The curriculum will offer participants the opportunity to learn from carefully designed lectures which would be given through in-person instructions and live interactive sessions with investors and entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley and India.
Z Nation Lab may invest Early Capital to selected few Startups from the Bootcamp.
Z Nation Lab provides early capital of USD 30K to 50K.
The Startups may also receive follow-up funding between USD 150K to USD 500K from our Venture Capital and Angel Investor partners.
Additionally, Startups gets our Affiliate Partners credit in terms of server space, cloud storage, mail marketing packages etc worth USD 10K to 25K.
Demo Day: Startups graduating from the program will present their ideas to a room of Accelerator Managers, Early stage investors and Seed stage Venture Capital firms.
- Funds up to $50k per team
- Takes up to 10.0% equity
- Accepts 20 companies
Clean Technology, Consumer Products, Healthcare Services, Internet / Web Services, Media and Entertainment