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SU Labs Accelerator Seed Fund

SU Labs Accelerator Seed Fund

Co-invest into Startups leveraging exponential technologies for global impact

Mountain View, California, US

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We're a fiercely passionate community of entrepreneurs leveraging rapidly accelerating technologies to create a brighter future.

Join us in fostering innovation, driving impact and funding the future.

Singularity University (SU) Singularity University is a benefit corporation headquartered at NASA's research campus in Silicon Valley.

The SU Labs Startup Accelerator is designed from the ground up for startups developing exponential technologies such as synthetic biology, artificial intelligence, robotics or nanotech, to address humanity's grand challenges: education, energy, environment, food, health, poverty, security, space and water.

The SU Labs Startup Accelerator Seed Fund invests exclusively into startups offered a spot in the highly competitive SU Labs Startup Accelerator. The Fund, which is run and operated by Bridge 37, a partner of Singularity University and an investor into the Singularity Education Group, invests $100,000 in the form of a convertible note with the stated purpose of investing into every startup selected to join the SU Labs Startup Accelerator.

OUR FOUNDING:

Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, Founder and Chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation and International Space University (ISU), and Ray Kurzweil, noted futurist, author and director of Engineering at Google, founded Singularity University in 2008 with a mission to educate, inspire and empower leaders applying exponential technologies to address the world's most intractable problems. Singularity University has educated thousands of leaders globally who went on to found hundreds of highly successful startups building the world of tomorrow.


SU LABS:

SU Labs is a worldwide community of startups, corporate innovation teams, expert faculty and strategic partners that work together to harness the potential of exponential technologies to build companies which drive lasting change in the world. Powered by the international SU network, SU Labs helps startup teams and large corporate organizations to collectively impact billions of lives through business solutions using emerging technology.

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SU LABS STARTUP ACCELERATOR:

The SU Labs Startup Accelerator selects 10-15 exceptional startups leveraging exponential technology to partake in a carefully crafted 10-week program occurring in the spring and fall of each year.

Selection is based off the following baseline requirements:

  1. Startups must have a proof-of-concept/prototype of an exponential technology and address a large, unfulfilled market opportunity
  2. The team, of at least 2, must aim to address a global grand challenge through a scalable solution
  3. The parent entity must be incorporated in the US by the start of the 10-week program

All SU Startup Lab Companies become part of the SU Companies program where we provide ongoing support to ensure continued growth.

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Traction

Current SU Lab portfolio companies have raised more than $150M in subsequent funding

June, 2015

Featured on TED Global and Google's Solve for [x]

June, 2015

The inaugural accelerator is set to start September 28, 2015

June, 2015

Projected to invest in 20-30 companies over the next 1-2 years

June, 2015

Testimonials

SU Labs has taken the best that Singularity University has to offer and created a truly unique program for entrepreneurs who are tackling some of the most interesting problems in the world.
Peter Diamandis Chairman & Co-Founder, Singularity University
Peter Diamandis
The SU Labs Accelerator companies are uniquely poised for success through their access to a powerful global community of thought leaders, mentors, investors, corporate and nonprofit partners, and government leaders.
Rob Nail CEO at Singularity University
Rob Nail
Singularity University, where the world's brightest minds convene to attack the world's toughest challenges.
BloombergTV
BloombergTV
I came to SU to learn about the future with the people who know more about it than anyone else on the planet. Then, I went back to my team in Colorado to build that future. This is the power of the SU Labs.
Dmitriy Tseliakhovich, Ph.D. CEO & CTO at Escape Dynamics Inc
Dmitriy Tseliakhovich, Ph.D.
SU Labs brings the right people and companies to work together on very unique and outstanding projects. It has an incredible network of people to build great companies.
Marco Mascorro CEO at Fellow Robots
Marco Mascorro
The SU Labs Accelerator Seed Fund is a fantastic opportunity to invest into the next generation of entrepreneurs leveraging exponential technologies to solve the global grand challenges and create high-growth businesses in the process. It's exciting to see how the 25 companies which come out of this fund will change the world.
Gabriel Baldinucci Chief Strategy Officer at SU Labs
Gabriel Baldinucci
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