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VC Unlocked: Silicon Valley Online Application

Admissions Process

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have shifted our admissions process from an online nomination process to an open application.

We encourage you to submit your application before the early application deadline of August 21 to increase your chances of securing a seat in the program. The final application deadline is September 18, 2020.

Information you submit below will be collected, used, and disclosed for purposes of processing your application and as described below and in our Privacy Policy.

Scholarship

Scholarship applicants: Please note to be considered for the scholarship, you must submit the early application by August 21, 2020. We also ask you to upload a short video at the end of this form.

Please reach out to vcunlocked@500startups.com if you have any questions about the admissions process.

Join our 2020 cohort

You have been invited to submit this application by 500 Startups Incubator, L.L.C (500 Startups, we, us or our). Your completion of this application is entirely voluntary. Some personal information may be collected about you if you choose to complete the application. Where you choose to disclose this information, you consent to 500 Startups using this data for the purposes outlined below. 

The purpose of collecting the personal data set out in this application is for our legitimate interests in selecting participants for the VC Unlocked program. The information provided by you in this application will be used to assess eligibility for acceptance into the program, for purposes of processing your application and delivery of the VC Unlocked program, and may be shared with the Stanford Center for Professional Development, who may collect, transmit, process and store such personal data in the U.S. The personal data may be used for marketing purposes including to contact you with newsletters and related messages. The information you provide in this application may be aggregated with other responses in order to conduct research into the VC Unlocked community. This aggregated data may be shared with third parties in our marketing and educational materials. Your personal data may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where 500 Startups or its affiliates, subsidiaries or service providers maintain facilities in accordance with our Privacy Policy. We otherwise use, disclose, process and handle your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Policy also contains information regarding your rights and who to contact if you have any questions or concerns, including how to opt out of the sale of your personal information at Do Not Sell My Info.

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