This application is for underrepresented individuals who have an idea for a world they would like to build in the Metaverse.
Underrepresented individuals or teams of up to 3 who have an idea for an idea for a Metaverse world. Note: you must be in the UK, from an ethnic minority background, and be 18+ years old (if you are 16 or 17, reach out to us for confirmation if you can come along).
Applications are open until May 28th 2023 at 11:59pm.
Get 2 weeks of training via 5 online workshops to develop your idea into a viable Metaverse business proposal. (early June).
Become featured on a microsite dedicated to the programme and Meta. Exposure online through the Colorintech channels to you and your idea. Also opportunities at Black Tech Fest 2023.
Pitch online - your idea will get featured on a website supported by Meta, where the wider Colorintech audience of 15k + Meta staff, will vote for their favourite ideas. The top 12 will receive some free Meta Quest technology!
The top 6 ideas with the most votes will receive a £500 cash prize, and further support to develop their their idea, including a 1:1 coaching session with a Metaverse expert.
The top 6 applicants will be accepted to a unique cultural exchange programme abroad to Singapore, expenses paid, where we will host events with Meta, with UK and Singapore policy and government folks, and get you attendance to a large trade show 4-day conference. You will get to pitch you solution to businesses, potential partners, and governments at an event as part of the delegation. There will also be educational aspects about expanding into the region.
A training programme with educational aspects about expanding into the region.
You'll get featured online to a wider audience of potential customers/partners and investors online and in-person, and build a relationship with Meta who have worked with founders of ours as a result of past programmes (so we know they're open to that)!