Oberlin’s annual startup accelerator, bootcamp, and pitch competition, now in its fourth year, is for students and alumni launching all types of ventures. Participants will compete for $50,000 in investment capital, expert coaching, and practical support.

Here are the quick facts you need to know before applying:

  • The Accelerator will take place January 4th through January 22nd, with a pitch day event on Saturday, January 23rd.
  • The Accelerator is on-site in Oberlin, OH. Reasonable flexibility will be allows for alumni teams, but the best experience comes from a focused three weeks on-site.
  • Applications are due Friday, October 30th by midnight. Decisions will be announced within 4 weeks of the due date.
Apply Now for LaunchU 2016


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