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Gold Rush Accelerator (Due August 31)

Are you an Asian Pacific Islander (API) founder with an US-based company? You should check out the Gold Rush Accelerator which gives $100,000 in seed funding to API founders.
Janet Lee
Janet Lee
August 25, 2021
Gold Rush Accelerator (Due August 31)
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Gold Rush Accelerator (Due August 31)

Are you an Asian Pacific Islander (API) founder with an US-based company? You should check out the Gold Rush Accelerator which gives $100,000 in seed funding to API founders. This program is put on by Gold House, a nonprofit collective of API founders, creative voices and leaders. They are also the organization behind #GoldOpen, #A100, #StopAsianHate and more. This accelerator is being co-led by my friend Megan Ruan, who is very active in the API community.

Application: Read the FAQ

$100K (seed)
1:1 advising
masterclasses
networking
founder showcase
12-week cohort

Ideal applicants:
• Founder or CEO is of Asian or Pacific Islander descent
• Company is based in the United States
• Have not raised a significant institutional round of funding

Follow them on IG/Twitter: goldhouseco


Janet Lee

Janet Lee is an MBA candidate at the UCLA Anderson School of Management on a full-tuition fellowship. She is currently working for TenOneTen Ventures, Visible Hands VC and Tech Coast Angels. Before business school, she started two businesses, a tech-forward real estate brokerage and international trade & logistics company. Her MBA focus is venture capital, for which she was recently awarded the Deutschman Venture Fellowship.