æternity, the blockchain 3.0 platform designed to deliver unmatched efficiency, transparent governance and global scalability, announced on Monday it has opened applications for a new round of its Starfleet Accelerator Program. Participating startups will have access to mentorship and support from leading blockchain and business experts. As part of the program, æternity Ventures will provide selected teams with funding of up to $100,000 in AE tokens or services.
While sharing more details about the program, Nikola Stojanow, æternity’s CBDO and æternity Ventures’ CEO, stated:
“Last year, we were delighted to select nine cutting-edge projects for investment, who we believe have the potential to revolutionize a variety of sectors. As these projects continue to flourish this year, Starfleet Accelerator welcomes a new wave of participants from all over the world that share our vision for a future built on powerful, user-friendly decentralized applications.”
The closing date to apply is February 17, 2019 and the application process takes place on æternity Starfleet’s official. The program will commence March 11, 2019 in Sofia, Bulgaria with Genesis Week, during which startups will undergo mentoring in areas such as business models, token economics, æternity apps architecture, blockchain infrastructure and tooling, pitching to investors, and media relations from recognized experts. æternity went on to add:
“The mentoring program and daily workshops will be live-streamed globally, giving each team the opportunity to participate either on site or from the location in which they are based. The most promising startups will be invited to proceed to the Acceleration Stage — a four-week program of mentorships and further rigorous training. At the culmination of the program, on Starfleet Demo Day, selected teams will have the opportunity to present their projects to an audience of investors, thought leaders, media, and the global community of æternity. They will compete for funding to the value of $100,000 in AE tokens or services and the opportunity to build their products on the æternity blockchain.”