Applications for Futureverse Base Camp are open!

Accelerating the best teams building across The Root Network.

Base Camp Summary

Investment: $100,000

Starting: January 2024

Duration: 12 weeks

Application closure: December 2023

Where: Fully remote

The Root Network is a cornerstone of the open web

More than just a blockchain, The Root Network is a modular development toolkit prioritizing scalable, secure, and interconnected experiences.

The Root Network’s suite of protocols enable seamless user experience and asset interoperability within developer experiences and across The Open Metaverse. 

As the technological and cultural foundation for The Open Metaverse, Futureverse’s cohesive ecosystem of content and technology infrastructure powers experiences across gaming, AI, and Web3.

Introducing Futureverse Base Camp in
association with Outlier Ventures

Born Ready

  • Futureverse Base Camp will be backed by Born Ready, a venture fund and studio focused on scaling early-stage web3 and metaverse technology ventures


  • Founded by Futureverse co-founders Aaron McDonald and Shara Senderoff, Born Ready will accelerate the development of emerging startups that hold strategic collaboration potential with Futureverse or The Root Network

We’re looking for the best teams building on The Root Network

Protocol Infrastructure

  • The Root Network utility
  • RPC API services & node explorers
  • XRP liquidity drivers

Consumer Games and Experiences

  • GameFi
  • Real-world experience infrastructure
  • Tokenization of physical assets

Utility for Existing Content & Protocols

  • Solutions driving utility of Futureverse collectible assets
  • Utilize on-chain protocols such as Altered State Machine and SYLO
  • Projects which utilize identity and smart wallet protocol

“If we think of the Metaverse as the internet that’s more immersive and users are in control of those assets, their identity, and their data, then that is a killer proposition that is not going to go away”

Aaron McDonald

CEO and Founder, Futureverse

What do startups get out of the program?

Part 1

Week 1-2

Helping you to maintain focus on OKRs & Web3 Readiness Framework and ensuring you’re optimally leveraging our network.

Part 2

Week 3-6

Building your knowledge and refine your idea through workshops and 1:2:1 meetings with our Subject Matter Experts across token, design, legal, engineering, fundraising and more.

Part 3

Week 7-12

Having learned and refined your idea and in the first six weeks, the final weeks of the program are tailored towards supporting the key areas needed to bring product to market.

Post Program

An opportunity to showcase your product to the wider Outlier network and 2 months fundraising support.

What we offer

In return for

Our 400+ mentor network

Alex Pruden


Justin Banon

Co-Founder, Boson Protocol

Ioana Surpateanu

Chief Innovation Officer, Swash

We have accelerated 250+ teams across 27 cohorts



  • Funding in exchange for 6% of your company and 6% of future token supply
  • 3 month fully remote accelerator program
  • Access to in house specialist operational, legal, commercial, and co-marketing support
  • Token engineering support and business model testing to pinpoint product-market fit
  • An optional $30,000 interest-free repayable loan to help with initial legal costs
  • An active global mentor, partner and investor network featuring over 400+ mentors and 180+ alumni companies in Web3

Any Base Camp program is designed to nurture teams whose business potential best leverages the program’s protocol and design strengths and also aligns with Outlier Ventures’ Metaverse OS Thesis. Cohorts are generally selected through the lens of growing the protocol ecosystem across various layers such as: NFTs & Gaming, DeFi, Infrastructure, Services, and Middleware.

Participating startups will gain exposure to both Outlier Ventures’ and the protocol’s ecosystems, offering an unparalleled opportunity for founders to scale their technology and grow their business.

The Base Camp Accelerator is a fully remote and virtual program. This  allows us to recruit and work with the best teams wherever. We have invested in companies across all continents. Our strength lies in the diversity of founders that we accelerate across the globe.