UpStart is RISD's student led accelerator program organized to invest in student projects with the dual mission of serving as both an educational vehicle and a tool to empower entrepreneurship on campus. It aims to bring together the unique skills of the RISD community with mentorship and support from various alumni to empower students to take their ideas beyond RISD.
Before you start writing, please carefully read through the eligibility and questions below.
Eligibility:- One member of your project must be currently enrolled as a full-time student at RISD.- You must be willing to commit at least 4 hours a week to working on your project.- You must must be willing to commit an additional 1-2 hours per week for UpStart specific events between January 5th to April 30th while RISD is in session. Some events may require additional commitments.
Read the questions carefully and answer them to the best of your abilities.
Deadline: 2nd December 11:59pm