The 2018-19 MBA Blockchain Venture Competition

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When will the Final Pitch Day event take place?

A. March 30, 2019

Q. ConsenSys Academy will not cover cost of travel to attend the Final Pitch Day event in Brooklyn.

A. ConsenSys Academy will not cover cost of travel to attend the Final Pitch Day event in Brooklyn.

Q. What if I can’t afford to come to the Pitch day event. Can I present remotely?

A. Yes. For those who are unable to attend, we will have live video conferencing with the ability to present remotely.

Q. What was last year’s acceptance rate for each phase?

A. We had 150+ teams apply from 9 partner institutions, with ~35-37 teams make it to the mentorship period. Of the mentored teams, 17 made it to the Final Pitch Day.

Q. What does it mean to get incubated by ConsenSys Labs?

A. Full Stack of Mesh Services:

  1. Decentralized application development and design
  2. Product management and customer development support
  3. Customer acquisition/retention, PR, content creation, and community management
  4. Design resources, such as product and graphic designers, UX/UI, etc.
  5. World-class diligence and security reviews
  6. In-house legal counsel with access to top legal firms
  7. Technical recruitment support from our in-house team
  8. Mentorship and guidance from a team of experienced entrepreneurs
  9. Org Dev services, such as agile training, governance models, and facilitated retrospectives
  10. Capitalization strategy development, support, and execution
  11. Access to all of our existing projects and knowledge pool