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Program June 24 - July 12, 2018, where entrepreneurs will have access to world class content, top industry experts and a chance to pitch to a room of venture capitalists for investment! 

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Program Overview
Combining forces, igniteXL and Draper University are introducing Silicon Valley’s first fully immersive BeautyTech Acceleration Program to support fast growing beautytech companies from all around the world. 10 early stage promising startups with working prototype will be selected to join the program from June 24th to July 12th for a 3-week intense immersive acceleration program to accelerate their development and growth.

Which startups can apply to the program? 
- Beautytech startups with unique product innovations in beauty, fashion, health, and wellbeing.

- Technology startups that have specific capabilities in the following sectors: augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and social commerce

-  Early stage companies ...
Program June 24 - July 12, 2018, where entrepreneurs will have access to world class content, top industry experts and a chance to pitch to a room of venture capitalists for investment! 

Program FAQs

Program Overview
Combining forces, igniteXL and Draper University are introducing Silicon Valley’s first fully immersive BeautyTech Acceleration Program to support fast growing beautytech companies from all around the world. 10 early stage promising startups with working prototype will be selected to join the program from June 24th to July 12th for a 3-week intense immersive acceleration program to accelerate their development and growth.

Which startups can apply to the program? 
- Beautytech startups with unique product innovations in beauty, fashion, health, and wellbeing.

- Technology startups that have specific capabilities in the following sectors: augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and social commerce

-  Early stage companies that are focused on digital Services in beauty including devices, diagnostic tools, product personalization and customization, and also service platforms (booking engines, social-selling marketplaces, etc).

What support will your startup receive? 
Entrepreneurs selected to enter the acceleration program will receive: 
- Housing for the duration of the program (double occupan
- Co-working space for the duration of the program
- Custom designed beautytech focused program
- Access to industry’s best practice through workshops and panels
- Access to mentors with vast expertise of the beauty and related industries
- Exposure to tech and beauty industry media and brands
- Exposure to vast network of early stage investors
- Global network of startup founders and professionals
- Access to Draper’s startup acceleration program throughout the program
- Access to beautytech networking events throughout Silicon Valley
- Basic US incorporation service provided by one of the top Silicon Valley law firms, Wilson Sonsini
- Media exposure!

What is the cost of the program?
DU/XL will take 1% to 3% equity based on the stage of the company.

What is the timeline?
Application Deadline: May 31st
1st Cut announcement: June 5th*
The announcement of final selection of 10 companies: June 9th

*Please note that if you have made it to the first selection on June 5th, we strongly advise you to begin your VIS
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