The Basecamp program is a 6-week accelerator program designed to help innovative ideas gain market and customer validation. The program aims to provide high school and university students gain access to mentors, who are successful entrepreneurs within the domain the participant wishes to pursue, as well as on-demand learning on various topics such as Sales 101, Finance 101, 3D printing for prototyping, application development, web development and etc.
At the end of the 6-week intensive program, 5 companies from each cohort are selected to compete for $5,000 each based on their progress throughout the program.
The program is targeted at driven youth with the following criteria:
- 15 – 25 hours of commitment per week
- Innovative and creative idea within any industry sector
- Companies in the ideation or validation stage
- Must be returning to school in the upcoming Fall semester
APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 14 BEFORE 11:59pm.