DraperU is the largest co-living fellowship for pre-seed founders in the Bay Area. Draper funds have invested in some of the most iconic companies of our time from Skype & Hotmail to SpaceX & Tesla.
Join 100 pre-seed founders at DraperU, meet your dream team or your next hire.
Build & Ship Crazy Demos.
It doesn't matter if you're technical or non-technical, we are looking for crazy demos of what you would want to build and business models the world is not thinking about.
If you weren't doing what you're doing today for the next 48 hours, what would you build in AI?
📍 What’s Happening’?
Co-working out of our campus for the weekend to ship cool sh*it
Meals & Drinks (non-alcohol only sorry not sorry)
Lots of snacks aka protein bars & bananas & Cheetos (maybe more)
Pitch to VC Funds
$25,000 - $100,000
Pitch to DraperU Ventures who will be part of the judging panel, they invest up to $100,000 and are the pre-seed fund of the Draper Venture Network
Learning lunches with 2 VCs from our network
Access Annual Draper Venture Summit
Win $12,000 scholarship and invite to attend DraperU's flagship residential fellowship for pre-seed founders
Pitch to Draper funds investing from $25k-2m at Demo Day
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