Applications for our DeFi accelerator program are now closed

Creating the next generation of financial applications.

Base Camp Summary

> Program start

   May 2023

> Where

    Fully remote

> Duration

   12 weeks

> Funding

   Up to $100,000 (terms apply)

> Application close

   16 April 2023

> Investment

   Up to $300k

In partnership with

Our vision for Web3 in 2023

Decentralized economy: security, self custody, account abstraction, real-world DeFi

Decentralized identity & on-chain ZK privacy solutions

Scaling infrastructure, rollups, high TPS monolithic chains

Al and data economy 2.0 – going bevond content generation use cases

Spread of crypto as a non-speculative asset for everyday use-cases powered by improvements in UX & UI

Gaming infrastructure powering digital assets and NFT use-cases beyond collectibles

Outlier Ventures and New Order were key players in our journey from just an idea to a fully fledged product capable of penetrating the market, thanks to their vast ecosystem knowledge & network.

Alberto Amadio

Co-Founder at Smilee, DeFi Base Camp alumni

What projects are we looking for

Next Generation DeFi Technologies

  • AI/ML to improve DeFi performance or create new products
  • Privacy preserving zK-methodologies to advance user experience
  • Liquid staking derivatives, rehypothecation and associated tooling

DeFi infrastructure and primitives

  • Developments increasing efficiencies: new DeFi primitives, MEV and others
  • Improved security, risk, and leverage management
  • Cross-chain liquidity, interoperability and messaging

Convergence of CeFi and DeFi

  • Climate and Regenerative Finance (ReFi) focused solutions
  • Connecting Real-World Assets (RWA) with DeFi protocols and analytics tools
  • Solutions facilitating creative institutional use cases

What do startups get out of the program?

Week 1-2

Meet with our mentors who will help you refine your pitch, vision and direction and will provide feedback on product development, market fit and go-to-market.

Week 3-6

Building your knowledge via Outlier Ventures’ expert workshops

  • Across legal
  • Token design
  • Product development
  • Fundraising and more

Week 7-12

Supporting on your strategy, execution, fundraising strategy, and investor pitch.

Date TBC

End of program opportunity to showcase your solution and pitch in front of the Outlier Ventures investor network.

What we offer

In return for

Our 400+ mentor network

Evgeny Gokhberg

Founder and CEO at Re7 Capital

Jamie Burke

CEO, Outlier Ventures

Amber Shi

Head of Ventures at New order

We have accelerated 220+ teams across 21 cohorts