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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
Aug 25, 2021
Gold Rush Accelerator (Due August 31)

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


By 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.

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