Hosted Startup Program

The Scholarship Program

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Back by popular demand! To help our startup friends access mesh13, we have decided to continue a scholarship opportunity so that bootstrapped entrepreneurs can join us this year. We call it the mesh conference scholarship: A Hosted Startup Program. As always, we strive to give startup entrepreneurs an opportunity to expand their connections, share ideas and be inspired — it is our chance to give back to the community that has generously supported mesh.

Who should apply?
You are an entrepreneuer actively involved in the startup community. You love talking about your startup and can explain why you should be at mesh.

Applications are now open. The deadline is May 3, 2013. To apply, click here.

Once the application process has closed, hosted startups will be hand-picked, recommended and qualified by mesh. Then, vetted and invited hosted startup scholars can participate in the program free of charge.

You will have the opportunity to meet with the partners involved in this program: Ernst & Young, Visa, Rackspace and Wildeboer Dellelce- who will be on hand to offer advice, support and their services.

In exchange for your time, mesh is pleased to extend the following benefits, to accepted startups.

You get:
Complimentary full conference registration, which includes:

Conference Sessions (including breakfasts and lunches)
The Social
Swag Bag and Materials
Tons of networking opportunities

Qualifying Criteria:

To qualify for this program, you must be a start-up entrepreneur or an employee of a start-up. The application will consist of detailed questions related to you and your startup. Applicants will be selected based on their responses.

Demo Alley

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Let the world see what you have been working on!

We’ll be showcasing a select number of our scholars interested in showing the mesh community what they are up to. Please contact Alicia to learn more about this great opportunity and to secure your space in our Demo Alley.

15 Minutes of Fame

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Imagine being able to talk about your startup from the main stage at mesh13! As a scholar, you will have a chance to win a spot to do just that!