1789 Student Venture Fund Application
What is the name of your venture?
What is your venture's website? (leave blank if n/a)
When did you start working on this venture? Give date incorporated if you've done so.
Are you a
UNC undergraduate or graduate student?
UNC PID Number
Expected Graduation Year
Add a second founder/team member:
Add a third founder/team member:
Add a fourth founder/team member:
Add a fifth founder/team member:
Describe the mission of your venture in 140 characters or less.
In more detail, what does your venture do or make? What is interesting or new about what it does?
Describe what impact this funding would have on your venture. What milestones do you expect to complete with this funding? What value will it create for your venture?
How will you measure the effectiveness of this funding and your overall impact? What tools will you use?
How much money are you requesting?
What will this money be used for? How are you budgeting it?
How will you use these funds?
Software Development or Purchase
Travel (conference or specify other)
If you do not receive an award for the full amount requested, will your plans change? Do you have supplemental funding opportunities or goals? (revenue from sales, other funding opportunities, etc.)
When will you use the funds (specific dates or general plan)?
Tell us about your venture's bright spots along its journey. Of what are you most proud thus far?
What lessons have you learned along the way with your venture? Where have you pivoted and why?
Have you participated in any UNC entrepreneurship programs, incubators, or accelerators? Please check all that apply:
1789 Venture Lab - Member Track
1789 Venture Lab - Venture Track
1789 Mentoring with Patrick Kastian (market research)
BeAM - Be A Maker
Carolina E(I) Lab
Carolina Kickstart Labs
Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship (Minor)
Eshelman Institute for Innovation
Global Entrepreneurship Week
KickStart Venture Services
Launch Chapel Hill
MEITE (School of Education)
NC TraCS FastTraCS
Reese News Lab (Media & Journalism)
SoftLaunch Class (KFBS)
StartUp-UNC (formerly LTV)
Other MBA – evening, executive, online
Please enter the program name below:
What additional resources have you recruited in support of your venture, including financial, mentors/expertise, other key stakeholders? Describe how you work with these resources.
Is there anything else you would like to tell us?
Program applying to (validation)
1789 Student Venture Fund