Applications for Wormhole Base Camp accelerator are now closed

Harnessing cross-chain communication to drive a more interoperable blockchain ecosystem.

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Base Camp Summary

Starting in: January 2024

Duration: 12 weeks

Application closure: 29 December 2023

Where: Fully remote

Investment: $200,000

Why Wormhole?

Wormhole powers cross-chain messaging across the Web3 stack

Wormhole is the leading interoperability platform that empowers development and growth across blockchains.

Wormhole is used by the biggest protocols in Web3. The platform has facilitated the transfer of over $35 billion through hundreds of millions of cross-chain messages.

Wormhole is everywhere it matters on-chain, providing developers access to liquidity and users on over 20 of the leading blockchain networks, enabling use cases that span DeFi, NFTs, governance, and more.

Wormhole is one of the most secure and decentralized cross-chain messaging protocols, utilizing a network of 19 Guardians to maintain decentralized consensus.

What projects are we looking for?


  • Solutions supporting cross-chain liquidity management, shared liquidation, and unified governance.
  • Solutions & SDKs facilitating AMMs to conduct cross-chain arbitrage and provide liquidity.

Cross-chain Infrastructure, Data, and Payments

  • Data Infrastructure for uniform cross-chain price feeds across crypto-native assets.
  • Solutions & SDKs enabling the expansion of cross-chain payments infrastructure.

Cross-chain Decentralized
Identity (DID)

  • Cross-chain DID solutions that address the friction of operating cross-chain.
  • Institutional-grade cross-chain privacy solutions, allowing players to tap into cross-chain liquidity.

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

Catie Romero-Finger

CEO & Co-Founder,
BABs Labs

Justin Banon

Co-Founder, Boson Protocol

Ioana Surpateanu

Chief Innovation Officer, Swash

We have accelerated 278+ teams across 34 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 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.