Cal-Xelerator invests up to $100,000 into four startups three times a year. The most promising companies that emerge from our 108 Day Launch Bootcamp will be invited into our 5 year Cal-Xelerator Stars business accelerator program.
108 Day Launch Bootcamp Program
The Cal-Xelerator hosts three Launch Bootcamps per year, each consisting of four hand-picked startup companies. Each Launch Bootcamp is an intensive 108 day program where entrepreneurs are guided by seasoned Cal-X mentors who bring to bear their network of investors, partners, service providers, and most importantly, potential customers. Each Bootcamp class is encouraged to comprehensively understand the challenges of their fellow classmates and to work collaboratively holding each other accountable for meeting milestones. This not only ensure the success of the entire class, it provides alternative resources Cal-X startups can leverage when they are experiencing break-out growth. We provide mentoring in all areas of business development including; business model, pitch deck, business plan, company video, web site, social media marketing, software prototype development, patenting strategy, microlicensing, crowdfunding campaign development, movement development, sales and distribution strategies, digital marketing, product development, team building, advisory board development, trade show strategy and implementation, blog development and content. Companies may work from their homes or any of our suggested co-working spaces, however there is a mandatory weekly meeting of all bootcamp companies.