We have a rigorous selection process for startups interested in our program which includes selection team made up of venture capitalist, mentors and advisors.
No, we accept companies from any where in the world. Similar to other accelerators, we want our startups to be committed to the program. Therefore, during the 12-week program our startups must have their company home base in the centre.
The best thing about the START Program is that it does not take, it gives! When you enter our program, you gain the resources required to help you excel as a startup while maintaining full ownership. This is your vision, we’re here to help you bring it to life!
Applications and deadlines will be displayed on our Programs page when we are accepting a new cohort.
Absolutely! Planet Hatch hosts several events that are relevant to its entrepreneurial focus. Workshops, kitchen parties, high-profile speakers, you name it we have it! For upcoming events, click here.
Come to the events that we host and you can see the centre as well. If you have questions, we have answers. To help students and other community members better understand the startup scene we host a number of events. Check out our events.
If we let everyone park, we’d run out of room! Though we love having visitors, we reserve our parking spots for entrepreneurs we’re working with or from partner organizations. By keeping the people in our space relative to our mission, we are able to create the perfect environment for growing and accelerating our startups.
As a matter of fact, we do! Planet Hatch offers facility space as a PH member. Startups interested in Planet Hatch need to believe in our values of creating a collaborative growing community. We’re limited in space.. but if you’re interested connect with us.
With so much going on around the hatch, it’s hard to keep up! To help our hatchlings, startups and community members stay tuned, we post all of our events on our virtual calendar, our social media links and in our monthly newsletter!
First question is… why do you want to be a Planet Hatch member? If you have the same values as us, connect with us and we’ll tell you some more!
Planet Hatch is like a box of chocolates, it has an assortment! Our mentors range in expertise and are seen as world-class, industry professionals throughout the business and startup scene. To see a full list and biography on our current mentors, check out our Mentors page!
The Launch & Build programs are intense and focus on results! Both programs are comprised of a 12-week intensive program, beginning with a call for applications and then shortlisted for Selection Camp that competitively chooses companies for entry into the Accelerator. They also have some of the top minds in business and technology from across Atlantic Canada working as volunteer coaches and mentors.
For early stage companies that are pre-revenue; with little to no traction. Planet Hatch, in partnership with Propel ICT, will guide entrepreneurs through the early stages of validating, developing and launching a startup. This program is delivered onsite at Planet Hatch, located in Fredericton New Brunswick in the Knowledge Park.
There is a maximum of 9 spots per cohort. Each Launch program is delivered over a 12-week period that includes in-session workshops, mentorship, business model canvas, updates and presentations, personalized 1:1 coaching sessions, Q&A fireside, panel speakers and webinars. Attendance is mandatory.
If you're startup has already ventured through the Launch program, make your way to Build.
Participants in the Launch Program are eligible for:
You should apply to this program if your startup is looking for mentorship around:
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OPEN NOV 29, 2016 - FEB 3, 2017