To help our startup friends access the mesh14 conference, we have decided to continue a scholarship opportunity so that bootstrapped entrepreneurs can join us this year. We call it the mesh conference scholarship: A Hosted Startup Program. As always, we strive to give startup entrepreneurs an opportunity to expand their connections, share ideas and be inspired — it is our chance to give back to the community that has generously supported mesh. Who should apply? You are an entrepreneur actively involved in the startup community. You love talking about your startup and can explain why you should be at mesh. Once the application process has closed, hosted startups will be hand-picked, recommended and qualified by mesh. Then, vetted and invited hosted startup scholars can participate in the program free of charge. You will have the opportunity to meet with the partners involved in this program – who will be on hand to offer advice, support and their services. Benefits: In exchange for your time, mesh is pleased to extend the following benefits, to accepted startups. You get: Complimentary full conference registration, which includes: Conference Sessions (including breakfasts and lunches) The Social Swag Bag and Materials Tons of networking opportunities Qualifying Criteria: To qualify for this program, you must be a start-up entrepreneur or an employee of a start-up. The application will consist of detailed questions related to you and your startup. Applicants will be selected based on their responses.