[EXPIRED] $200k @ Quake

Powered by Quake Capital (led by Next Gen-er Brandon Maier), Quake's New York City Accelerator Program is accepting applications, inviting NYC startups to access investment, mentorship, and strategic resources. Learn more about the Accelerator and how to apply below.


About Quake Capital:

Quake Capital is a seed and early stage venture capital fund and accelerator program. Our investments are about more than just money-- through our accelerator program, teams receive world-class coaching, personalized mentorship targeted at each company's specific needs, and access to our extensive network of investors and strategic partners.

The Opportunity:

Quake Capital is currently seeking applicants for the New York 12-week program to get each company ready to raise money on a larger scale. The focus is primarily on teaching founders how to craft a great pitch and how to close a deal when the time comes. Small class sizes ensure that your startup will get the attention and support it needs, and Quake's locations in the heart of four bustling cities on the cutting edge of innovation give your company an impressive advantage when it comes to securing additional investment and becoming fast-growing, scalable, disruptive businesses.

Accelerator participants would be involved with:

  • Classroom Sessions where experts speak on relevant topics including marketing strategy, legal and accounting basics, business analytics, perfecting your pitch and more.

  • One-on-One Meetings with the Quake partners where individual attention is given in the areas where your business needs it most.

  • Office Hours with Quake’s corporate sponsors where you can consult with seasoned industry professionals on a variety of specific business and technical needs.

  • Pitch Practice with both outside experts and members of the Quake team who will help you put your best foot forward as you prepare to raise follow-on capital.

  • Networking Events hosted by Quake where you can connect with members of three vibrant entrepreneurial communities.

  • Working in our open floor plan offices, where we are always available to answer questions, make connections and give advice whenever it is needed. Even after the program has come to an end, you are welcome to continue working out of our office space until the next cohort begins.

Quake will invest capital: typically $200k in exchange for 5.33% to 15% equity. $50k of that amount is provided by our investment partner, Hatcher. Participants will also receive:

  • $100k in web hosting credits from Google Cloud

  • $100k in web hosting credits from Amazon Web Services

  • $15k in free payment processing from Stripe

  • 1 year of free services from Xero

  • 3 months of free services from ADP

  • 3 months of free services from Workable

  • 1 month of free services from Justworks

  • 25% off rooms at The Standard Hotel

  • Additional perks and discounts from Shopify, Intercom, Likeable, Switch and Revue

Application Deadline: July 1, 2019


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Alex Gordon