YOU ARE IN GOOD COMPANY.

Have you ever had a bad fundraise?

Need to add more members to your team?

Need help with legal matters? 

Are you struggling to gain adoption or profitability?

At OWC, our vision is clear — help passionate entrepreneurs grow their startups into strong, scalable & successful companies.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

OWC Founder Lab is open to all. There are no stage restrictions, protocol restrictions, or expertise limits. We are looking for explorers or builders who understand the potential of blockchain and are ready to succeed.

EXPLORERS

  • You’re talented and want to start a company, but aren’t exactly sure what you want to build, or who to build it with 

  • Deep dive into the blockchain ecosystem, tools, and networks to access industry knowledge and opportunities

  • Mingle with potential co-founders, validate your idea, and explore use-cases

BUILDERS

  • You know what you want to build and you’ve set out on your entrepreneurial journey

  • Tap into the OWC community to gain customers, talent, investors, and partnerships

  • Learn how to launch, lead and operate a startup

CURRICULUM

IDEAS

  • Create a New Concept/Product

  • Understand your target customer, your customer's problem and the solution that underpins your value proposition

  • Idea Validation & Testing

STAYING ALIVE

  • How Not to Die

  • The Hardest Lessons for Startups to Learn

  • A Guide to Downsizing and Descoping

GETTING STARTED

  • Founder x Developer Matching

  • Building an MVP

  • Acquiring New Users/Customers

  • User Research 101

OPERATIONS

  • Learn How to Manage your Startups’ Finances

  • Scaling an Organization

  • Streamline Back-Office Tasks 

FUNDRAISING

  • A Fundraising Survival Guide: Do’s & Don’ts

  • Storytelling and Perfecting your Pitch 

  • Outlining Funding Objectives and Goals

LEADERSHIP

  • Leading Decentralized and Remote Teams

  • Effective Delegation & Accountability

  • Leading with purpose, values, strength, and vision

PROGRAM BENEFITS

COMMUNITY

Starting a company is solitary. Work with peers who are going through the same challenges.

CONNECTIONS

Meet with industry leaders and influencers in the blockchain space.

KNOWLEDGEBASE

Learn at your own pace and personalize your curriculum.

MENTORS

Get practical advice on key issues: fundraising, strategy, product and growth.

EVENTS

Access to exclusive events and workshops.

HANDS-ON SUPPORT

We roll up our sleeves and figure stuff out with our founders

TESTIMONIALS

"They walked with us the entire way. We couldn't have done it without them."

Chase Freo , Outplay Games

"We got connected to the right people at the right time. "

Canaan Linder , Stardust

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