Round 1: Screening


Apply with the short application here. After an initial screening, applicants are then invited to record and submit a 90 second Y-Combinator style video pitch (Click here for more information) and a more in depth application. Professional VC's and entrepreneurs will then judge your application, and Regional qualifiers will be notified in early January.

Round 2: Regionals

Mid February - Early March

45 teams will be selected to go to three regional events in Seattle, Chicago, and New York, where you'll present a 5 minute pitch to VCs and potential investors, network, and participate in workshops. Remember, TigerLaunch pays for your travel.

Round 3: Demo Day


15 teams from the regional events will be flown out to Princeton University to present 7 minute pitches for Demo Day, a two-day event with investors, sponsors, speakers, and workshops . Companies that make it to Demo Day come from a wide array of industries. Click here to find out more.