Application Deadline for Village Global Accelerator

Village Global is the early stage venture capital fund backed by successful entrepreneurs including Bill Gates, Sara Blakely, Barry Diller, Reid Hoffman, Magic Johnson, and Anne Wojcicki.

We fund formation-stage and seed-stage startups, globally.

Application deadline for our accelerator, Network Catalyst, is May 15, 2020 (for early decision) or June 5, 2020 (final deadline).

This 90-day, intensive, personalized experience activates the Village Global network for formation-stage founders.

The program runs from July 7 to September 29, 2020. Founders can participate virtually or in-person in San Francisco.

Not sure if you should apply?

Kiran Bellubbi, Founder, Keyo

“I really think of Village Global as a Cofounder of Keyo. We’ve ideated, strategized and built this business from the ground up together in under 3 months. Couldn’t have done it without this network. The pace of play is astonishing.”

Jo Varshney, PhD, Founder, VeriSIM Life

“Village Global helped me hire my co-founder, close sales leads, and introduced me to everyone in my $1.5M round, full-stop, including two key advisors, one very high up at Genentech”

Network Catalyst companies have already raised rounds from a16z, Courtside Ventures, Felicis Ventures, First Round, Lux Capital, Obvious Ventures, Slow Ventures, Susa Ventures and more.

Apply to join one of the most helpful communities in tech.


  • 3 months of intensive, personalized support to grow your business
  • Weekly 1:1 mentorship from a dedicated, expert advisor
  • Warm introductions to investors
  • Connections to potential customers and hires
  • Community of peer founders and startup veterans
  • $150,000 invested on a SAFE for 7% ownership

What kind of startup is right for Network Catalyst?

  • Companies seeking Silicon Valley connectivity
  • Venture scale opportunities with founders out to create game-changing companies
  • Located anywhere in the world (participate virtually or in SF)

For more info about who should apply, please visit our FAQ.

Photos from Villagers who have previously participated in Network Catalyst:

(Nancy Yu and Onno Faber, Co-Founders of RDMD)

We can’t wait to hear about what you are building!

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Early stage venture capital backed by some of the world’s best entrepreneurs

Early stage venture capital backed by some of the world’s best entrepreneurs