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  Embark on a journey of empowerment with the Halcyon EquityTech Fellowship, designed to uplift entrepreneurs worldwide who harness technology to foster social and financial inclusion while bridging equity gaps in wealth, education, and accessibility. Supported by Capital One, Deloitte, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Arnold & Porter, this fellowship is a beacon for innovative solutions driving positive change.
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Focused Subsectors

The fellowship embraces solutions in various sectors, including but not limited to:
  • FinTech
  • Future of Work
  • Assistive Tech
  • EdTech

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Selected fellows will enjoy a host of advantages, including:
  • A $10,000 equity-free stipend per venture for travel expenses to attend the residencies.
  • An eight-week residency at Halcyon’s facilities in Georgetown, Washington, DC.
  • Tailored training sessions covering investment readiness, product-market fit, and leadership.
  • Pro bono legal support and consulting services from Deloitte.
  • Leadership coaching from certified professionals.
  • $10,000 worth of Amazon Cloud credits.
  • Membership in a vibrant community of over 500 impact-driven entrepreneurs.

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Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Have a Minimum Viable Product with the potential to scale.
  • Apply with up to one co-founder, with the applicant serving as the CEO and/or holding primary decision-making authority.
  • Be at least 21 years old by the program’s start date.
  • Develop a product and venture aligned with one or more of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Applications are open until May 31, 2024. Apply HERE.
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This article was first published on 4th May 2024 and updated on May 6th, 2024 at 10:00 am


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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