Applications for
 Walmart Store N°8 Base Camp are closed

Accelerating the best teams driving innovations in commerce.

Base Camp Summary

Investment: $200k stipend

Starting: 18 September 2023

Duration: 12 Weeks

Application closure: 8 September 2023

Where: Fully remote

Accelerating the next generation of consumer applications

Web3 infrastructure empowers retailers to create a highly efficient and trustless supply chain, while leveraging the benefits of decentralization to drive greater customer loyalty and engagement.
New standards are being built around customer data, immersive experiences, payment, settlement and supply chain that will bring consumer commerce to life.

Walmart’s large customer base and strategic reach makes it the perfect partner to springboard commercial innovation. Walmart Store No8 Base Camp leverages this powerful platform to develop new commerce innovations that will revolutionize the retail environment.

About Store N°8

Store N°8 is the incubation arm of Walmart and a core component of Walmart’s overall innovation strategy. Store N°8’s mission is to shape the future of commerce and help Walmart leapfrog where customers and the industry will go. For more information, visit the Store N°8 website.

About Synergis

Synergis Capital is a leading Venture Capital Firm backing the next generation of early stage startups that will unlock new enterprise solutions and redefine the consumer experience in a digital era.

For more information, visit the Synergis website.

What consumer projects are we looking for?

Commerce Infrastructure

  • Decentralized payment infrastructure
  • Point of Sale (PoS) solutions
  • Tokenized rewards and loyalty
  • Adoption: Account abstraction, wallets & messaging

Data and Growth Solutions

  • Decentralized data collection
  • Data ownership and privacy solutions
  • Social protocol-based products
  • Web3 solutions (attribution, identity, CRM)

Immersive Experiences

  • Gaming experiences
  • Experiential UI/UX solutions
  • User Generated Product (UGP) tools
  • Mixed reality infrastructure
  • Decentralized IP development

AI-Blockchain Stack

  • User Generated Content (UGC)
  • Content moderation
  • AI and blockchain-powered marketing
  • Web3 customer service agents
  • Machine to machine commerce 

Outlier Ventures helped us develop our initial idea into a foundational layer of Web3.

Justin Banon

CEO and Founder, Boson Protocol

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
  • Up to $200k stipend as part of the program (terms apply)
  • 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 currently planned to be a fully remote and virtual program. There may be the opportunity for in-person summits in London or other European locations once the pandemic situation improves. We have so far invested in companies from Australia, Brazil, USA, Canada, Philippines, Nigeria, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Poland, UK, Switzerland.