Village Global is the early stage venture capital fund backed by successful entrepreneurs including Bill Gates, Sara Blakely, Barry Diller, Reid Hoffman, Magic Johnson, and Anne Wojcicki.
We fund formation-stage and seed-stage startups, globally.
Application deadline for our accelerator, Network Catalyst, is 4/26/19.
This 90-day, intensive, personalized experience activates the Village Global network for formation-stage founders.
The program begins May 14th. Founders can participate virtually or in-person in San Francisco.
Not sure if you should apply?
Don’t take our word for it. Here are a few testimonials from founders who have participated:
“I really think of Village Global as a Cofounder of Keyo. We’ve ideated, strategized and built this business from the ground up together in under 3 months. Couldn’t have done it without this network. The pace of play is astonishing.”
“Village Global helped me hire my co-founder, close sales leads, and introduced me to everyone in my $1.5M round, full-stop, including two key advisors, one very high up at Genentech”
Network Catalyst companies have already raised subsequent rounds from a16z, Courtside Ventures (esports and entertainment fund of our LP, Dan Gilbert), Felicis Ventures, First Round, Lerer Hippeau, Lux Capital, Obvious Ventures and more.
Apply to join one of the most helpful communities in tech.
~15 startups will be selected to participate and will begin the 12-week program on May 14, 2019…virtually or in-person in SF.
- 3 months of intensive, personalized support to grow your business
- Weekly 1:1 mentorship from a dedicated, expert advisor
- Warm introductions to investors
- Connections to potential customers and hires
- Community of peer founders and startup veterans
- $150,000 invested on a SAFE for 7% ownership
What kind of startup is right for Network Catalyst?
- Formation stage companies
- Companies seeking Silicon Valley connectivity
- Venture scale opportunities with founders out to create game-changing companies
- Located anywhere in the world (participate virtually or in SF)
For more info about who should apply, please visit our FAQ.
Photos from Villagers who have previously participated in Network Catalyst:
We can’t wait to hear about what you are building!
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