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Imparting time, knowledge, and capital in startups at the earliest stages

Our Program

Builder Bootcamp

Within 12 weeks, we help you start your company, work through ideas and MVPs, discover customers, and raise your first round of VC funding.

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Seed

Capital

We invest at least $40k

upon acceptance to Scale

to help you scale.

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World-Class Mentorship

Guidance from top-tier, “unicorn” founders will take you to the next level.

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Flexible

Office Space

Choose between an in-person or virtual program. We offer free office space.

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Network

Advantage

After Scale, confidently pitch

our network of angels and VCs from coast to coast.

Our Thesis

The greatest driver of venture returns are founders strengthened by struggle.

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You are the key.

Ideas and business plans come second. We focus on founders first.

We invest in founders between the coasts who embrace adversity and are committed to building category-defining companies from first principles.

Cohort I: Portfolio Companies

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Who We Are

Founders.

Operators.

Investors.

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William Schlacks

Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Willy Schlacks is a serial entrepreneur and the Co-Founder & President of EquipmentShare (worth over $2B). Willy has founded 5+ companies and has raised $130M+ from top VC firms.

He was born and raised in Missouri.

Don’t wait to start your journey. Life is too short to only dream.

Applications close on March 1, 2022.