The Orange DAO Fellowship is a dynamic 10-week program that aims to catapult the next Web3 unicorn into the limelight. Spearheaded by the influential Orange DAO, one of the crypto world's largest founder communities, this initiative is designed to propel emerging Web3 businesses to success.
Intensive Web3 Sprint: The program encompasses a 10-week sprint carefully crafted to help startups discover their product-market fit and navigate the intricate Web3 landscape.
Orange Demo Day: The journey culminates with Orange Demo Day, an exceptional opportunity for participants to pitch their ventures to top-tier Web3 investors.
Expert Mentorship: Throughout the program, fellows benefit from dedicated mentorship by experienced founders within the Orange DAO Community. These mentors offer valuable insights, guidance, and introductions.
$100K Uncapped Investment: As part of the fellowship, participants receive a substantial $100,000 investment through a SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) with no valuation cap or discount.
Join the Elite: Upon completing the program, graduates gain entry into the crypto world's most extensive and exclusive founder community.
Guest Speakers: Weekly sessions feature guest speakers who are pioneering Web3 founders, ecosystem partners, and prominent investors.
What Fellows Have to Say:
Fellows from previous cohorts have lauded the program's transformative impact on their startups, emphasizing the invaluable connections, guidance, and support provided by the Orange DAO team.
Orange DAO Community:
Orange DAO stands as a community of over 1300 YC and Orange DAO-backed founders actively shaping the future of crypto. With investments in nearly 200 Web3 startups, this thriving community offers invaluable opportunities for networking and collaboration.
Terms: Fellows receive a $100K uncapped SAFE investment, with a separate 2% program fee.
Advantages: Beyond the investment, the fellowship offers comprehensive support in achieving product-market fit, go-to-market strategy, and building traction.
Eligibility: Startups at various stages, from ideation to pre-Series A, are encouraged to apply. Non-YC founders are also welcome.
Timeline: The program starts on January 15th with an in-person orientation week and concludes with a virtual Demo Day in early April 2024.
Format: It's a hybrid program, with both in-person and remote components.
Follow-on Investments: Orange DAO considers subsequent investments at least six months after Demo Day.
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