UFirst Summer Accelerator

UNDERSCORE UFirst Summer Accelerator

It’s about you.

UFirst is an earliest stage accelerator for bold first-time founders intent on changing the world. Big ideas are only as good as the people behind them – that’s why UFirst is about you, and your unique needs. With only a handful of exceptional founders selected each year, we provide each UFirst Fellow with personalized mentorship, access, and programming.

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How we help bold first-time founders

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Dedicated and domain-relevant expert mentors from our Core Community. The benefit of peer support from UFirst Fellows.

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Bi-weekly Studio Series programming based on Startup Secrets and real case studies from our Core Community.

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Dedicated desk space in Underscore’s incubation space and regular access to the Underscore team and Core Community.

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Each team will receive $30K in funding and introductions to Underscore’s co-investor network of VC and Angel Investors.

Are you the bold founder we've been looking for?

  • First-time founder
  • Strong technical background
  • Earliest stage
  • Recent graduate
  • Bold
  • Brave
  • Strong conviction
  • Academic
  • Team member
  • Passionate
  • Committed

Where we invest

  • AI/ML
  • B2B Software
  • Cloud Applications
  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • Digital Experience
  • Commerce
  • Human-Computer Interface
  • Blockchain
  • Earliest Stage

Begin your journey

Apply now

Program timeline

Please Note: 1 founder-level team member must be committed full-time to the company during Summer 2019. Financing will come in the form of an uncapped, no discount SAFE note. Participating founders will maintain all Intellectual Property Rights.

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