Deadline: November 30, 2020 00:00 CET| Apply here
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Eligibility: The Multicultural Innovation Lab targets early stage technology and technology-enabled startups with a woman or multicultural founder or co-founder, the program considers early stage to be within Seed to Series B funding rounds.
Multicultural Innovation Lab 2021
Multicultural Innovation Lab is building a community of early stage technology and technology-enabled startups led by women and multicultural entrepreneurs, hosted within Morgan Stanley.
This intensive 5-month accelerator is designed to help build and scale startups, culminating in a showcase presenting each company to the investor community.
Successful applicants will be provided with:
- Cash contribution from Morgan Stanley in exchange for an equity interest
- Workspace at Morgan Stanley’s New York office
- Connections to Morgan Stanley and external partner networks
- Opportunity to pitch to the influential investor community
- Curated content across a variety of speakers and topics
- Curated curriculum
The Lab provides curriculum customized for each startup, including finance & sales strategy, marketing & branding, and private sessions with industry experts.
- Best in class mentorship
Morgan Stanley pairs each startup with relevant mentors who can be helpful to the business, providing advice and counsel for company growth and scale.
- Powerful networks
Each startup is introduced to bankers, financial advisors, technology experts and others with the power to expose each company to their vast industry networks.
Ideal candidates will have the following characteristics:
- Multicultural or woman founder or co-founder
- A startup that is technology or technology-enabled and within the Seed to Series B funding rounds
- Has successfully raised some funding
- Launched product with demonstrated revenues that provide initial validation of the business model and market opportunity
- A commitment to be based full-time at the office for the duration of the program
Interested in applying for the Multicultural Innovation Lab 2021? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.