Applications for our 
IPFS Open Metaverse Base Camp accelerator program are now closed

Onboarding the next billion users into the Open Metaverse, using IPFS

Base Camp Summary

> Starting

   May 2023

> Where

   Fully remote

> Duration

   12 Weeks

> Funding

   Up to 100k (terms apply)

> Application close

   April 16, 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

“We lay out the idea that there are a set of convergent technologies which allow for a common operating system for an Open Metaverse that sit between the hardware, application software and user.”

Jamie Burke

CEO, Outlier Ventures

What projects are we looking for

Decentralised Cloud & FVM

Leveraging FVM to pave the way forwards for the decentralised cloud.

  • Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM) use cases
  • Decentralized Compute
  • Content-specific Tooling
  • Data Management & Analytics Solutions

Open Metaverse

IPFS as the backbone of the Open Metaverse. 

  • Metaverse Infrastructure
  • NFT & Media
  • Gaming & Social Experiences

Accessibility, Adoption
& Growth

Focusing on onboarding the next billion users to Web3, using IPFS.

  • Security, Privacy, Identity
  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning
  • Enterprise applications

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

Martha Boeckenfeld

Dean & Partner, Metaverse Academy

Jamie Burke

CEO, Outlier Ventures

Brad Holden

Investments, Protocol Labs

We have accelerated 220+ teams across 21 cohorts