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Application Details
Please answer the following questions about your application:
What challenge are you addressing within workforce development? And how are you addressing it? Be sure to emphasize your unique value proposition (what makes you different). Within your explanation, please include how your solution addresses economic disparities and/or structural racism/classism.
What stage best describes your venture/initiative? Idea - We observe a need and have an idea on how to address it. (Pre-revenue) Prototype - We have developed a product/service but assumptions have not been tested. Customer development needed. (Pre-revenue) Venture - Our produce/service and business model are built and being refined. We have sales and/or active beneficiaries. Growth - Product/Service launched and operational. Sales and beneficiaries are growing.
Industries *
The Master Plan identifies 3 industries of significant job growth. Please select the industry(s) in which your work best fits (as many as apply to your proposed solution):
Does your venture use any of the following strategies within its solutions? (select all that apply)
Define the competitive scope. Are there other companies offering similar products/services? Please list competitors.
What metrics do you use to measure your impact? (If applicable, please give us your impact metrics)
Please list and briefly describe the founding team. Please also indicate the percentage of time they commit to the venture. Do members of your founding team identify as any of the following? (Black / Latinx / Asian / LGBTQ+/ Woman / Native American or other historically underrepresented group)
What is the market opportunity your venture addresses? How many customers/beneficiaries do you hope to serve in the next 12 months?
What is your current biggest challenge?
In your ideal scenario, at the end of the accelerator (end of June), what have you accomplished?
Who is your ideal mentor(s) in Austin? Feel free to name someone specifically or describe an organization or a set of skills/experiences
In a 3-minute video, tell us why this issue is important to you and why you want to be a part of this accelerator. (An informal/mobile phone video is preferred and will be used for internal purposes only and will not be shared.)
Is there anything else you would like to share?
Please provide links to any additional documents (i.e. financial plan, testimonials, business plan, pitch deck) that you think would improve your application.