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Apply Now for OWC Accelerator - Cohort 5

Updated: Jan 23, 2023

Pre-Seed Web3 founders can validate, build, de-risk, and get funded through OWC's 12-week program that kicks off in 2023.


January 10, 2023: Applications are now open for Cohort 5 of the OWC Accelerator, the flagship accelerator program by Web3 venture capital firm Open Web Collective. Ambitious pre-seed founders building in any area of blockchain and digital assets are encouraged to apply.

The OWC Accelerator helps founders validate, build, and de-risk by defining and growing KPIs, developing product-market fit, and fundraising from OWC's network of 300+ active investors. On top of a Web3-specific curriculum, OWC backs each accelerator company with a $150,000 standard investment.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Interested founders can apply here.

The Program

Over 12 weeks, founders receive blockchain-specific programming on:

  • User research

  • Tokenomics

  • UI/UX

  • Laws and regulations

  • DAO governance

  • Hiring/recruiting

  • Web3 go-to-market strategy

  • Fundraising

Plus, tactical advisory from OWC’s multidisciplinary team.

The accelerator provides founders with mentorship, advisory, and instruction from leading investors and growth-stage crypto companies and founders, and the opportunity to tap into OWC’s community of Web3 innovators and early adopters. Past participants include experts from Republic Crypto, Pantera, CoinFund, Electric Capital, Delphi Digital, Protocol Labs, Token Engineering Academy, Crypto Jobs List, Myosin, and more.

OWC Accelerator's most recent Cohort 4 included 6 standout companies working in the most cutting-edge areas of Web3: NFT Price Floor, Via Protocol, Black Sheep Group, Exxaverse, TokenChamp, and Gridlock. The program culminated in a Demo Day featuring keynote speaker Josh Fraser, Co-Founder and CEO of Origin Protocol.

Founders interested in joining Cohort 5 can apply here.

About OWC

Open Web Collective (OWC) is a venture firm focused on blockchain and digital assets. OWC is deeply rooted within the crypto and blockchain ecosystem and is partnered with some of the industry’s leading Web3 companies and entrepreneurs.

OWC’s in-house accelerator helps founders validate, build, and de-risk companies by defining and growing key performance indicators (KPIs), developing product-market fit, and fundraising. OWC is a disciplined, high-conviction, crypto-native investor that has taken part in the origin story of, NYM Tech, Upshot, and more. Since OWC's inception in 2020, 26 alumni companies have raised over $360M in capital.

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Carlos Henriquez
Carlos Henriquez
Mar 23, 2023

La mejor inversión que podrían hacer es comprarme unos dominios porque voy a salir hasta en los noticieros. Lo festejó igual que el mundial hasta el obelisco me voy y ni hablar el circo que armó y sin cagar a nadie y eso es lo que le hace falta a esto.

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