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Polkadot Ecosystem Traction Plan

Want to compress 2 years worth of development in only 12 weeks? This accelerator provides access to everything needed to build, navigate and plug in to the larger Polkadot and Kusama ecosystem!

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Why We are Funding Founders on Polkadot

Polkadot (and its canary network Kusama), are commonly referred to as an “internet of blockchains”. Polkadot offers projects the unique ability to launch their own blockchain, known as Parachains within the ecosystem, bringing unprecedented interoperability capabilities.

Polkadot allows arbitrary data instead of just tokens to be transferred across Parachains. This means Polkadot is a true multi-chain application environment where things like cross-chain registries and cross-chain computation are now possible.

Contrary to public belief, Parachains are just one of the many ways of building on Polkadot. In fact, 90%+ of the projects coming up on Polkadot and Kusama in the next 12 months will not build a Parachain on its own. Hence, navigating the existing ecosystem and choosing the best option for your project is often a difficult and mission critical decision for teams.

The Polkadot ecosystem is currently the second largest ecosystem in terms of development activity after Ethereum, way ahead of any other network.  

Source: Electric Capital. # of unique developers in open repositories. Incl. Parachain activity

How Polkadot Base Camp Works

Access to People

At Outlier Ventures we’ve got in-house experts that have helped launched 100+ startups. Whether its fundraising, business model development, scaling (operations and tech) or any of the other million things you must execute on as a start up we’ve seen it before.

It’s not just about us, we have built a global network of mentors, founders, and experts who contribute to your success via the program. They come from Top 50 protocols, thought leading enterprises, and leading organizations in Web3.

Partners are the path forward

We sit at the middle of an ecosystem of partners ranging from protocols, investors, technology houses, enterprises, liquidity providers, and of course our ever growing portfolio.

Once you’re in the portfolio you never leave. You becoming a part of a global multibillion dollar ecosystem and reaping the network for years to come through the collaborative opportunities we actively create.


We keep it really simple, we give you access to our inhouse specialist and mentor / partner network for 6% and in addition a $100k cash stipend to cover your costs during the program.

We offer

  • 3 month award winning accelerator program (fully remote), including access to in-house operational, legal, commercial, marketing, and token model support
  • $100,000 in funding, and an optional $30,000 interest-free repayable loan to help with initial legal costs
  • Leading mentor and investor network featuring some 200+ of the biggest names in DeFi, Web3, and the Open Metaverse

In return for

  • 6% equity and 6% future token supply
  • Option to invest at a discount during the next funding round
  • Repayment of loans once the fundraising round is closed and paid out of fundraising proceeds

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