DivInc 2019 Cohort
Applications are now open!
Applications for DivInc’s 2019 Cohort are now open!
We’re excited to announce that applications are now open for our 2019 Cohort!
Please click here to apply or share the link with anyone who might be interested in applying. Below are the key dates:
April 1: DivInc Applications Open
June 7: DivInc Applications Deadline
June 19-July 10: Finalists Interviews
July 16: DivInc Cohort Announcement
August 26: DivInc 2019 Cohort Starts
DivInc’s program includes an intensive 12-week startup accelerator program providing a unique culture of support and best equips people of color and women entrepreneurs with strategies critical to creating exceptional companies, driving job creation, and contributing to strong economic growth.
Additionally, our program is designed to drive focus to product market fit and accelerate business development and growth by providing access to essential resources.
DivInc founders receive the following benefits, valued at over $50,000:
Weekly workshops with serial entrepreneurs and industry experts covering best practices in business development, sales, legal, strategy, marketing, finance, operations, communications, public relations and investment
One-on-One coaching from a professional pitch coach
Weekly Mentor meetings
Introductions to corporations, investors, and partners via community happy hours and networking events
Founders lunches with successful startup entrepreneurs
Virtual platform with exceptional curriculum based on Lean Startup Model
Focused Founder support for first 12 months as Alumni
Lifetime Alumni Membership
Free Co-Working space for 6 months
Web hosting credits from Amazon and Google
Legal consulting from top Austin based law firms
DivInc is located in Austin, Texas.
Criteria for being considered must meet the following:
The participating founder or co-founder must be a woman or person of color
The company must be tech or tech-enabled
Minimum Viable Product (MVP) stage preferred
On-site time commitment of 30-40 hrs per week
Thanks and good luck!