Applications for our Polygon Base Camp accelerator program 
are now open

Backing the best teams leveraging Polygon to build the most scalable blockchain applications ever.

Program Summary

> Starting on

   January 2023

> Applications close

   10 January 2023

> Duration

   3 Months

> Where

   Fully remote

> Number of teams accepted

   Few spots remaining

> Investment

   Up to $300k

In partnership with

Our vision for Polygon in the next 12 months

Polygon is not another EVM: Polygon is a technology primitive to instantiating Web3

Polygon is to be the default choice for building scalable blockchain applications

Polygon offers a complete suite of solutions that is similar to what Amazon Web Services offers Web2 developers — a tool for every possible use case and scaling at a click of a button

Outlier Ventures brings its unparalleled deep knowledge and network to support startups to design, build and launch industry defining Web3 solutions

Jamie Burke

CEO, Outlier Ventures

What projects are we looking for

Cross-chain dApps

  • Utilitarian NFTs
  • Gaming & Virtual Worlds
  • DeFi/MetaFi

Primitives & infrastructure

  • Governance, DAOs & DAO Tooling Smart contracts & bridges Ethereum scaling solutions

Middleware & Services

  • Wallets & exchanges
  • Identity & Privacy
  • Sustainability & ESG
  • Solutions Data & Analytics

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 OV expert workshops across legal, token design, product roadmap, community building, tokenomics, fundraising + more.

Week 7-12

Supporting on your strategy execution, fundraising strategy alignment and investor pitch deck refinement.

Date TBC

End of program opportunity to showcase your solution and pitch in front of the OV investor network.

What we offer

In return for

Our 400+ mentor network

Justin Banon

Co-founder, Boson Protocol

Jamie Burke

CEO, Outlier Ventures

Martin Avertisyan

CGO, Farfetch

We have accelerated 180+ teams across 21 cohorts

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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 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.

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