KSP Application

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  • We are open to accept new applications for KSP & MassChallenge Israel Program!
  • Almost any startup at any stage (even idea- stage) can apply (no more than $500K investments or $1M in annual revenue)
  • If you have more questions, please check MassChallenge FAQs!
  • Applications Deadline - March 31, 2016
  • Please fill out the form below in ENGLISH only and then click on the submit button.
  • The Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
General Information
First Name (*)

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Your Mobile phone number (*)

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Company Name (If undecided yet, type “Unknown”) (*)

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Last Name (*)

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Your Email Address (*)

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Company URL (*)

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Eligibility
  1. Prior Funding and Revenue(*)
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    Has your company received LESS THAN US$500,000 in total equity financing and have LESS THAN US$1,000,000 in revenue in the past 12 months?
  2. Prior Funding - Comment(*)
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    - Please explain your answer to Question above (Prior Funding and Revenue) - No more than 500 characters.
  3. Availability for Round 2 Judging(*)




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    If you are selected to advance to Round 2 judging as a semifinalist, you will be required to present an in-person pitch in one of MassChallenge's global judging locations. Please confirm that you can be available to participate in one or more of the above pitch session based on which is most convenient for you. This involves a 20-minute pitch but requires a 4-hour commitment to facilitate scheduling. If you cannot be here during those dates, please specify why below. (Video Skype may be an option.)
  4. Availability for Round 2 Judging - Comment(*)
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    - Please explain your answer to the above question (Availability for Round 2 Judging) - No more than 500 characters.
  5. Agree to Rules & Regulations(*)
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    Please choose Yes or No - I agree to abide by the MassChallenge Rules and Regulations - CLICK HERE to Read the Rules and Regulation on MassChallenge website.
Company Background
  1. Full Time Employees(*)
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    The number of full time employees currently in your company. Enter zero (0) if you do not have any full time employees.
  2. Part Time Employees(*)
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    The number of part time employees currently in your company. Enter zero (0) if you do not have any part time employees.
  3. Interns / Volunteers(*)
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    The total number of interns or volunteers in your company. Enter zero (0) if you do not have any interns or volunteers.
Customer Pain and Solution
  1. Problem - Please describe what problem (customer pain point) you are trying to solve.(*)
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    - No more than 500 characters.
  2. Solution - What is your solution? What is innovative about your solution, technology, business model, etc?(*)
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    - No more than 500 characters.
Overall Impact
  1. Define the 1 year and 5 year impact that you hope to accomplish(*)
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    - Use whatever metrics are most appropriate for you (e.g., revenue, profit, jobs, societal benefits) - No more than 500 characters.
Customer Needs and Acquisition
  1. How would you define your potential market and what is the addressable market size?(*)
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    - Use whatever metrics are most appropriate for you (e.g., dollars, people, devices) - No more than 250 characters.
  2. What traction have you made to date with market validation?(*)
    Please add some information.
    - (e.g., users, paying customers, lab/trial data) - No more than 250 characters.
  3. Marketing - What will be your messaging to users & customers and how do you plan to spread that message?(*)
    Please add some information.
    - No more than 250 characters.
  4. Sales and Distribution - How will you reach your customers? Via which channels will you likely reach your customers/users?(*)
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    - (e.g., online, retail locations, inside sales, partnerships, direct sales, value-added resellers, franchise, licensing) - No more than 250 characters.
Industry and Competitors
  1. Which organizations compete with your value offering now, and who might do so in the future?(*)
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    - No more than 250 characters.
  2. Which organizations complement your offering in the market? Do you know of or anticipate any value chain partners?(*)
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    - No more than 250 characters.
  3. What are your primary advantages relative to existing or potential competitors? i.e., Why will you win?(*)
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    - No more than 250 characters.
Business Model / Financials
  1. What are the key drivers of business economics (price points, margins, etc)?(*)
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    - (i.e., what do you anticipate as the primary costs/revenue streams?) - No more than 500 characters.
Regulation and IP
  1. What IP (Intellectual Property) or regulatory requirements exist for your business or in your industry?(*)
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    - Who owns your IP currently? Do you foresee IP as a competitive advantage? - No more than 500 characters.
Founding Team and Advisors / Investors
  1. Please share some background information on your team members, and tell us what makes your team special(*)
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    - No more than 500 characters.
  2. Please tell us about current or anticipated advisors and investors(*)
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    - No more than 500 characters.
MassChallenge
  1. Please describe one or two specific things MassChallenge could do to accelerate the growth of your company(*)
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    - No more than 250 characters.
  2. What can you contribute to the MassChallenge community?(*)
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    - No more than 250 characters.
Israel
  1. MassChallenge hosts a series of global accelerators around the world. Why do you specifically want to participate in this program in Jerusalem, Israel?(*)
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    - No more than 500 characters.
  2. Promise to Engage(*)
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    Please confirm that your company will actively participate in the accelerator program if your team is selected as a Finalist. Note that this requires physical presence and engagement in the MassChallenge Jerusalem office from June 20 through October 27. We do expect active, consistent engagement by at least one founder. Failure to engage actively in the accelerator may result in disqualification from the final competition for cash & in-kind prizes. If you may not be able to actively participate, please specify the reason below.
  3. Promise to Engage - Comment(*)
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    - Explain your answer to the above question (Promise to Engage) - No more than 500 characters.
Additional Information
  1. How did you hear about KSP?(*)
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  2. Can we share your Contact Information (only) with other Startups, Entrepreneurs, Business partners and Investors who are looking for potential co-founders or business/technology partnership?(*)
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