Envision + On Deck Catalyst - Launching Your Startup From Scratch

Apr 7 (Wed), 11:00 PM - Apr 8 (Thu), 12:00 AM Coordinated Universal Time


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Do you have an idea you always wanted to make a reality? Are you excited by news stories about startup founders & love trying out new apps or products, but feel clueless about where to get started?

Join this workshop & discussion to learn from Envision Accelerator & On Deck Catalyst about how you can turn your idea into a reality step-by-step. We’ll debunk some harmful myths that you may believe about startups and help you take those small first steps to bring your solution to life. You’ll also hear from members of both programs to understand both opportunities better and apply to join them.

Workshop Leaders:

  • Shriya Nevatia - Program Director of On Deck Catalyst, Founder & CEO of The Violet Society, Tufts alum

  • Eliana Berger - Co-Founder & Director of Envision Accelerator, Product Manager at Attentive, Lead Venture Parter at Contrary


  1. Timi Dayo-Kayode - Founder of Kinfolq (a community of Black and Latinx professionals in the startup world), Founder of Roundtrip Afrika

  2. Alyssia Jovellanos - Co-Founder & CEO of Podmates, YC W21, On Deck Fellowship alum, prev. Microsoft

  3. Devshi Mehrotra - Co-Founder & CEO of JusticeText, Schwarzman Scholar, Forbes 30 under 30

More about the co-hosts:

On Deck Catalyst is a ten-week remote program for young leaders who want to solve the world’s most pressing problems and take an unconventional path to building their career. We’re bringing together talented founders, investors, and operators from all over the world to build and learn together this summer. Applications for our first program are open now; the early-bird deadline is Apr 13!

Envision Accelerator is the first virtual student-led, student-built accelerator - helping young diverse founders build their companies. Our goal is to diversify the entrepreneurship and venture world by providing equity-free funding, hands-on workshops, resources, mentorship, and individualized support for those who are working on a company.

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