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Coming up with a startup is one of the most daring endeavors one can do in life. It takes commitment, persistence, and a great deal of ingenuity. It requires one to toil for hours and then come up with ideas and convert them into realities. This week, Youth Time Magazine brings you the weekly digest of opportunities for entrepreneurs.

gALPHA Bronze Valley Summer Accelerator 2022 for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

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Applications are open for gALPHA Bronze Valley Summer Accelerator for the year 2022. gALPHA is a four-week free enterprise program meant to assist the entrepreneurial skills of students and engineers in launching high-growth firms. gALPHA is a program of gener8tor, a nationally recognized business accelerator for getting product ideas, mentorship, and personal coaching to assist in developing successful startups.

Organization

gener8tor recognized venture capital and accelerator that connects business founders, investors, companies, job seekers, colleges, musicians, and artists. More than 75 programs are available on the gener8tor platform, including startup accelerators, corporate programming, speaker series, conferences, skills accelerators, and fellowships. gener8tor believes that everyone, regardless of ethnicity, location, or gender, is entitled to opportunity.

Benefits

The funds will be provided for the following categories:

Accelerator, Incubation, Mentorship, and Training.

The gALPHA program looks like this:

  • Product development that includes creating, validating, and building minimal viable products (MVPs).
  • The culture that has firsthand experiences the challenges, but also the huge benefits, of iterating fast with few resources to solve business problems.
  • The methodology that will help in coming up with a road plan for testing new ideas by creating an MVP.
  • Next steps that make you understand what you need to do to keep your firm developing and gain access to other resources in gener8tor’s network to assist you.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Where you are

gALPHA Bronze Valley is a virtual venture-creation workshop for students and technologists from all over the country.

  • You’re committed

gALPHA provides product ideas, mentorship, and coaching, then works with each team one-on-one for a month to help develop ideas.

  • Skill-Specific Interests

Entrepreneurially-minded individuals or teams who have technical skills in computer science, engineering, design, and emerging technologies.

  • Eligible Countries

The United States and Canada

  • Business Categories

Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Business, Startups, Science and Technology

Deadline

The last day to apply for the program is May 27, 2022.

You can read about the opportunity on the official website.

 

Design Forward Program 2022 for 3D Digital Creators and Fashion Entrepreneurs

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Design Forward Program 2022 for 3D digital creators and fashion entrepreneurs is accepting applications. The DSNFWD is a four-month residency program designed by the Assembly in collaboration with the University of Ravensbourne for 3D digital creators, fashion entrepreneurs, and university students who want to collaborate with international peers to create innovative digital fashion products and experiences.

Organization

DSNFWD is intended for West African 3D digital innovators and fashion entrepreneurs involved in the design, styling, merchandising, and brand management of garments, textiles, and accessories. The Digital Fashion Residency, the first of its type, seeks fashion designers with a commercially successful creative process or brand, as well as digital artists competent in the usage of design technologies such as Clo3D, Rhino, and Adobe Creative Suite.

Benefits

The program will set you up with:

  • Education support facilitated by a global faculty of thought leaders and creative industry practitioners
  • Access to an international community of innovative creators
  • Digital infrastructure for the duration of the program

Eligibility Criteria

For 3D Digital Creators

  • Be a national of any West African country
  • Must be skilled in using design software such as Clo3D, Rhino, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience: 1 to 5 years
  • Must possess experiential knowledge of the global African fashion market
  • Must be experienced in developing collaborative work briefs
  • Must be available to participate fully for the duration of the program (13 weeks)

For fashion entrepreneurs

  • Be a national of any West African country
  • Must have operated a fashion business or individual practice for 2-5 years
  • Must possess experiential knowledge of the global African fashion market
  • Must be experienced in developing collaborative work briefs
  • Must be available to participate fully for the duration of the program (13 weeks)

The program is open to digital creatives and fashion entrepreneurs from all West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Chad, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo).

Deadline

The last day to apply for the program is April 21, 2022.

Please read about the details of the program on the official website.

 

Headstream Accelerator 2022 for Entrepreneurs

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The Headstream Accelerator 2022 is now accepting applications. The Headstream Accelerator offers a chance to be a part of a movement devoted to developing inclusive technology for young people.

Organization

Headstream is at the forefront of assisting entrepreneurs with digital solutions that revolutionize how the ed-tech, digital health, and social tech industries prioritize young people’s well-being.

Headstream connects entrepreneurs with a youth advisory board as part of the Accelerator to assist form meaningful relationships in order to design better products that fulfill the needs of young people and empower them to be agents of change in the future. The young community at Headstream is passionate about entrepreneurship, social technologies, mental health, and collaborating with innovators to enhance adolescent well-being.

Benefits

Headstream Accelerator benefits include:

  • $40,000 stipend to support your participation in the Accelerator
  • Participation in a 5-month virtual program with a customized curriculum
  • Customized youth & professional advisory boards
  • Use of Headstream’s impact measurement tools
  • Access to a global network of 100+ funders and partners
  • A multi-day in-person closing event

Eligibility

  • Open to entrepreneurs, startup founders, and innovators building enriching, empowering, supportive, and meaningful digital technologies for young people.
  • Applicable innovations include social tech, ed-tech, and digital health innovations.
  • Your solution should be market-based and not solely dependent on donations or grants.
  • Eligible Innovations must be past the ideation stage and, at a minimum, have a functional prototype.
  • Solutions that are market-ready or established will benefit the most from the Accelerator.
  • They are particularly interested in innovations targeting teenagers, but solutions for slightly younger or older markets are eligible.

Deadline

The last day to apply for the cohort is May 8, 2022.

You can read more about the program on the official website.

 

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