Applications are now OPEN for LaunchBox 2018! Deadline: 11 February 2018

Why should you apply?

Get paid to work for yourself, on your own idea, with your team for the summer

On-campus office space in the GMB for 12 weeks

Access to an elite, specialised programme of experts and mentors who will help you to advance your idea

Follow-on supports from the LaunchBox and LaunchPad team

The chance to win a cash prize at our final event, Demo Day, held in August

 

Application support: Key Dates

  • 6, 7 & 8 February – 15 minute drop-in sessions with Alison to look through your application
  • 11 February – Deadline for applications (23:59)

 If you are shortlisted

  • 20, 21 & 22 February – you may have a short interview with a LaunchBox associate who will pass on her/his findings to the judges
  • 26 & 27 February – 1:1 pitch practice session (30 minutes)
  • 1 March – Pitch Night: Pitch for your place on LaunchBox with a panel of expert judges deciding which ten startups will make it through to LaunchBox 2018

Application Supports: What you need to know

We have a lot of supports available for students considering LaunchBox.

  • You can meet with Alison Treacy, Programme Manager of LaunchBox, or the LaunchPad team ahead of submitting your application to ask questions or just to find out more. Book in for a chat here.
  • Application drop-in sessions will be available the week before applications are due. These will be 15 minute sessions where you can do a quick check / run-through your application to ask any questions you may have before submitting. Book an application drop-in session now. 

  • If your application is successful, you and your team will be pitching at our Pitch Night for a place on LaunchBox. Ahead of the Pitch Night, each successful team will be given 1:1 session with pitch practice, advice and feedback given in a friendly and informal environment.

  • Come along to our Information Events – you can meet other students, hear more about the programme and even ask LaunchBox alumni questions.

 

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

1. Check that you are eligible to apply for LaunchBox

2. Register your Venture AND any and all team-members/co-founders on LaunchPadTrinity.org

3. Schedule an appointment with us. Appointments or 'coaching sessions' are requied to apply.

4. Fill out and submit an application form by emailing it to launchbox@tcd.ie by 23:59 Sunday 11 February.

Please note: teams who are successfully shortlisted based on their applications will be pitching for their place on LaunchBox on 1st March 2018. It is essential that teams interested in LaunchBox are available on this date.

Please Fill out your details to download the launchbox application form.