Application for 
Zero Knowledge Base Camp are now open.

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

Program Summary

> Starting on

   January 2023

> Applications close

   22 January 2023

> Duration

   3 Months

> Where

   Fully remote

> Number of teams accepted

   Few spots remaining

> Investment

   Up to $300k

In partnership with

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Our vision for Zero Knowledge in the next 12 months

Zero Knowledge Proofs are the endgame for bringing 1 billion users to Web3 through scaling, identity and privacy

Advancements such as SNARKS, STARKS & kEVMs and over $1.2 billion in ecosystem funds committed to grants, hackathon and accelerators are paving the path for a new wave of applications to be built leveraging Zero Knowledge Proofs

Zero Knowledge technology has applications beyond the blockchain. Zero Knowledge powered authentication, identity, and compliance will enable the convergence of Web3, Web2, and the physical world

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


Enabling the adoption of ZK technology

  • SDKs & APIs for ZK integrations
  • Simplified Proof Generators
  • Hardware Improvements


Leveraging verifiable computation to scale

  • Gaming & Game Tooling
  • DeFi & Cross-chain bridges
  • Application-specific Rollups


Bringing privacy & identity to Web3

  • Identity & Reputation
  • Data & Financial Privacy
  • Private Business Logic

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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