Aves Lair is a seed-stage accelerator based in NYC. Every 6 months, we invest $100k in each company that is ready to take on our program. Our 12 week plan of action offers a hyperconnected platform that develops innovative solutions utilizing our network of global industry and academic leaders in AI, Blockchain, Cloud, and Data Analytics (A.B.C.D).
We’re looking for a story.
As humans, we’re story tellers at heart and we’ll weave the threads together – how your company is structured, how your team works together and makes decisions, the business model, etc. to build a fabric that Aves Lair may imprint its own unique design on. We put founders first. This means that we want to look at the people, the individuals within the structure of the company and be able to understand the decisions that the founders make. Was it practical? Was it wise? We put people in the spotlight.
Aves Lair Accelerator program is a collaboration between Lair East and N&T Labs to empower startups and tech founders to scale business by applying cutting-edge technologies at the intersection of AI and blockchain technology
Helping transform today’s most enigmatic blockchain AI technology from ideation into a practicality
Who am I?
Very existentialistic of you to wonder! You are a startup that:
What is the valuation threshold?
There is no valuation threshold but we require a minimum of 5% equity to participate in the program. If your valuation is too high but you’re still interested in Aves Lair, read on!
What if we’re not interested in the accelerator but want to participate in the Aves Lair VC fund or form a partnership in other ways?
There are several ways you can work with Aves Lair:
a) VC fund SPV/other fundraising
b) Service for pay/equity
c) Any potential synergies you think you may find
If you’re interested in touching base with us outside of the accelerator capacity, please fill out this form here.
What is the time commitment like?
Depends on each startup. Usually around 1-5 hrs/week.
Is this a remote program?
Do you have another question? Contact us at [email protected]
We want our application process to be as painless as possible. Our first application process requires only the necessary items to be known.
Our initial Discovery Call is composed of getting to know the holistic elements of your company. It would be sincerely appreciated if you filled out the application form beforehand so that we are able to gather some background information before the call.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR
HOW TO PREPARE
This is the period of time when we will be reviewing your company internally by conducting our own internal research as well as reaching out to external expertise. During which we might come across pain points that we would like the company to address directly. This being said, we value fast responsiveness due to the fast-paced nature of our due diligence process.
During our internal review, we have a decision model we use internally that accounts for things such as the company’s market share, revenue potential, team risk, and more.
HOW TO PREPARE
That whatever documents the founder is comfortable sharing so that Aves Lair partners are able to review in advance of the technical audit call. Such as IP documents, and public code
DURING THE CALL
That the founder is able to present or answer the in-depth questions of their technical architecture, development and testing tools, competitive advantage, that the demo is fully in-depth, that the benefits of the UI/UX are on display.
Things are getting serious! We want to get to know you better. This is when we will be asking for your data room. Documents asked in your data room may be the following:
Congratulations! We would be absolutely thrilled if you are to be in our cohort.
If you aren’t accepted and reach success despite our lack of involvement, please let us know (and rub it in our face?). We’re glad for your success and we will put you on our wall of missed opportunities.
We provide intense and immersive educational workshops, while granting startups compulsory access to the Lair East Academy and N&T Labs education program. Our dedicated mentors are from vast arrays of industries from: top academicians, institutional leaders, world class blockchain and A.I. scientists and research and data scientists.