Last chance to apply! The Combine university accelerator application closes at Midnight tonight…

Last chance to apply! The Combine university accelerator application closes at Midnight tonight… Apply to new NYC Media Lab open calls

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Last chance to apply! The Combine university accelerator application deadline is TONIGHT, Tuesday, November 12 at midnight.

Benefits:

Startup teams participating in the Combine are joining a generous network with NYC Media Lab. The program does not take any equity in startups.

Teams receive access to a weekly curriculum. Assignments focus on defining their value proposition, searching for customers and discovering product-market fit.

Teams receive access to a cohort community of other early-stage entrepreneurs. The peer learning experience is invaluable. Teams support and learn from each other. The commitment to the other teams in the program results in the overall success and strength of the cohort.

Teams receive access access to world-class mentors from NYC Media Lab’s network. These mentors are executives who are enthusiastic about the earliest stages of entrepreneurship and they have coached startups to develop partnerships and understand specific markets.

At the end of the program, teams deliver a pitch that tells their story about the big problems they are trying to solve. Startups will share their vision of why their team will succeed with their product in the market they’ve identified.

Teams will be positioned to make a “go” or “no go” decision about continuing, whether through pursuing venture capital or crowdfunding or bootstrapping with customers and partners.

Learn More & Apply: The Combine Opportunities with NYC Media Lab corporate members: New York Times: Spatial Computing for News Challenge
New York Times is now recruiting university teams to explore the opportunities that spatial computing will create for the future of journalism. From augmented reality to data visualization, photogrammetry, and volumetric capture, spatial computing can support newsroom creation tools and workflows for news and content production. If you are developing spatial computing technologies on campus, this is your opportunity to work with the New York Times on an exiting prototyping sprint in Spring 2020.
Award amount: $5,000 per university team
Application Deadline: Tuesday, December 3 (Midnight)
APPLY HERE

Join an Info Session on Tuesday, November 19 (5PM-6PM) at The New York Times to learn more about the program. RSVP: Info Session at The New York Times Havas Lean Venture Studio for Retail
Havas is seeking teams to reimagine and build the future of retail. In this prototyping sprint, you’ll build innovative solutions with emerging technologies that will shape new and unique customer experiences, while learning lean processes such as customer discovery and market validation. Havas will provide expert mentorship along the way, and work with you to expose new solutions to select Havas clients in the retail space. Teams will work within several identified trend areas, such as creating experiences; retail as a place to connect; desire for connoisseurs; and convergence of physical and digital.
Award amount: $5,000 per university team
Application Deadline: Tuesday, December 3 (Midnight)
APPLY HERE

Join two upcoming virtual info sessions to learn more. A zoom link will be provided after you RSVP.

  • Monday, November 18 (12:00 PM — 12:45 PM). RSVP Here.
  • Wednesday, November 20 (12:00 PM — 12:45PM). RSVP Here.

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