Opportunities

Startup Founders, startup workers and those who aspire to be either

If you have an offering for founders or tech worker please email marcos@ bettermousetrap.nyc with the details to I can post it here and in my newsletter.

You’ve arrived! Here’s where you’ll find opportunities for both founders and for tech workers.

Tacklebox Accelerator – For idea-stage founders (with full time jobs) 6 week program, 2 evenings per week.

Women Entrepreneurs Bootcamp – For female founders between seed and Series A. The program is designed to arm the founders in our cohort with the learning and tools they need to accelerate growth and raise a Series A round. Apply by 3/29

techstars NYC Accelerator 3 mo. program: $120K, mentorship, network +. Apply by April 7

New York City Cybersecurity Startup Radar: Wavestone is partnering with NYC Economic Development Corporation to launch the “New York City Cybersecurity Startup Radar”, an interactive tool and research project that will analyze the growing NYC cybersecurity market, highlight its competitive advantages, and demonstrate that the city is on track to become a global leader in cybersecurity.
The results of this initiative will be presented to the local cybersecurity community on February, 18th 2019 at the Global Cyber Center in NYC. Learn more and see if your company qualifies to be part of this initiative.

2019 Global University Pitch Competition It offers a chance for any student (team) globally to elevate their idea for blockchain technology to the next level. The winning team will receive $15,000 as well as the support and resources necessary to start a sustainable business. No technical expertise or previous knowledge required. Apply by Mar. 14 

NVP LABS (Newark Venture Partners) $120k per company upfront, and hands-on guidance focused on go-to-market execution.  Post program NVP Labs guarantees at least $100k of follow-on capital in the next round of financing – to date more than 65% of our Co.’s received follow on funding! Looking for B2B companies that have shown early traction in the market in the form of paying customers. Learn more & Apply by Mar. 15.

Urban-X is now accepting applications for Cohort-06 $150K/20 weeks / 1000 hrs. of world-class product development, engineering and design, all to prep for fundraising. Apply by Apr 1 Learn more & apply.

ERA (Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator $100K + possible follow on investment. 4 month program. Apply by Apr. 1

76West Clean Energy Competition 76West is an unparalleled competition focused on growing entrepreneurs and attracting resources from the U.S. and around the world to build clean energy businesses and jobs in New York State’s Southern Tier region. The competition offers $20 million in prize money and support services, including a $1 million top prize. Apply by Apr 15

FoodFutureCo Accelerator Cohort 5 – $10K + possible follow on $ – Learn more & apply by May 15

Planted announced its free hiring program for non-profit organizations to connect its talent network of 125,000 candidates with mission-driven opportunities. Non-profit organizations can simply sign up for Planted, create their job postings, and provide proof of their 501(c) status to start getting top, curated talent.

Every month the Awesome Foundation awards a $1,000 grant to a project, no strings attached.

Fullstack Academy re-launches their No-Tuition fellowship program with NYC. The 17 week Web Development program has eligibility requirements and will select 40 applicants to participate. Learn more hereApply here.