FUND-RAISING PREP COURSE

FOR XR STARTUPS

Intensive 6 Week Course to Prepare Early Stage AR and VR Startups for Fund-Raising

Lead by Ori Inbar and Adaora Udoji
Combined mentoring experience of
500+ XR Teams

CURICULUM OVERVIEW

  • Identify your goals and refine your strategy: product market fit, value proposition, business model and go to market

  • Perfect your investor pitch to increase success in raising funds

  • Learn how to develop partnership and client pipelines

  • Office hours with experts and investors in our network for feedback and opening doors

  • Culminating in a virtual demo day at an exclusive AWE Startup event.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Early stage XR startups planning to raise pre-seed or seed rounds

(XR includes AR, VR, 3D, AI and related tech.)

PRICE PER STARTUP:  $2,499 

EARLY BIRD (BY NOV. 30): $1,999

*Diverse and inclusive teams may be eligible for discount

BY THE NUMBERS

60 Hours Curriculum Over 6 Weeks

12 Cohort Sessions (2 x 2h x week)

6+ Mentor Office Hours

3+ Guest Expert Lectures

1:1 Reviews With Class Leads 

10 Teams Per Cohort

50K Connect with the Largest XR Community

Next course starts in January 2021

GOT QUESTIONS?

WHAT FOUNDERS SAY

David  Ripert

CEO, Poplar

No one understands the AR and VR marketplace and technologies better

Francis Bitonti

CEO, Lexset 

Adaora and Ori opened doors for us at top tier venture firms and introduced us to revenue-producing clients

Alon Grinshpon

CEO, EchoAR

Introductions to many key industry people boosted our business significantly

SYLLABUS

WEEK 1

KICKOFF WEEK

  • Intro to syllabus and initial pitch recording

  • XR market overview lecture

  • Goal settings and mentor assignment

WEEK 2

CUSTOMER WEEK

  • Finding Product-market fit

  • Understand your customers' personas & needs

  • Does your product value proposition satisfy a strong market need?

WEEK 3

PRODUCT WEEK

  • Product positioning

  • Defining your MVP

  • Confirm product-market fit

WEEK 4

MARKET WEEK

  • Market sizing

  • Competitive landscape

  • Networking

WEEK 5

BUSINESS WEEK

  • Revenue model

  • Go to market strategy

  • Fund-raising strategy

WEEK 6

DEMO WEEK

  • Final pitch recording and presentation 

  • Expert group feedback

  • Wrap-up Spatial party