Combining forces, igniteXL and Draper University are introducing Silicon Valley’s first fully immersive BeautyTech Acceleration Program to support fast-growing beautytech companies from all around the world. 10 early stage promising startups with working prototype will be selected to join the program from June 24th to July 12th for a 3-week intense and immersive bootcamp followed by 6 month of acceleration program to accelerate their development and growth.
WHO CAN APPLY
with unique product innovations in beauty, fashion, health, and well-being.
that have specific capabilities in the following sectors: augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and social commerce
EARLY STAGE COMPANY
Early stage companies that are focused on digital services in beauty including devices, diagnostic tools, product personalization and customization, and service platforms (booking engines, social-selling marketplaces, etc).
WHAT SUPPORT WILL YOUR STARTUP RECEIVE?
Our Speakers & Expert Mentors
Committed to providing the greatest resources in both beauty and tech, our speakers and expert mentors have world-class experience and wisdom that will allow you to succeed on a global level.
Founder, Draper University
Founder, Halogen Ventures
Ex-CEO L'Oréal Lancôme
CEO, Thesis Couture
CEO, Draper University
Head of Corp & BD, MCM
VP Marketing, Walmart eCommerce
Founder, Time to go Social
Venture Partner, Korelya Capital
Digital Product Management Leader
CEO, Task Rabbit
Entrepreneur in Residence, Artiman Ventures
Product Management / Mobile, Macy's
Board Director, Fashion Incubator of SF
Venture Partner, 500 Startups
VP Entrepreneurial Programs, Draper University
Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Board Director, The Financial Fitness Group
Founder, Gina Kloes International/Inner Tech
Corporate Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Proven business turnaround, customer partnerships, etc
Founder, Law On The Runway
President and Co-Founder of West Agile Labs
Investor, Draper Associates
Principal, DFJ Dragon Fund
Director of Partnership Strategy, Draper Nexus Venture Partners
Executive Vice President, The Proactiv Company
Head of Growth, Siren Care
Founder, ELSI Skin Health
BeautyVise is a personal beauty and a lifestyle advisor connecting users, brands, influencers, and the best beauty professionals in the market. They help women to discover beauty products providing reviews, the best prices, how to apply video tutorials and more.
Baybiotech Co.,Ltd is the research and development of intelligent skin diagnosis device. With the huge amount of the big data obtained through their device, they aim at becoming a specialized beauty platform to offer customized cosmetics, skin care, and marketing links with skin care shops and dermatologists.
La Mienne is an on-demand beauty marketplace connecting clients with professional freelance beauty artists to provide mobile beauty services where and whenever the clients want them.
Cosme Hunt is a J-beauty focused social e-commerce platform. We allow people from different backgrounds to shine by finding their own beauty with fun and innovative J-beauty products through Instagram and Facebook.
SkinGenie is the world's first AI & DNA-based tech platform that offers diagnostics and personalization for skincare, haircare and beauty supplements.
Madam Indigo is a best in class ethnic hair care retailer and service provider. We provide curated hair solutions to women of color who reside overseas and empower beauty entrepreneurs to increase their profits in the $500 billion Black hair care industry.
Fifteen Degrees is an innovative beauty company with patented cosmetic technologies such as a dissolvable topical collagen film for daily use. Through our lifestyle brand, ATEM, our goal is to fuse innovation with design, function, and sophistication, using these developed technologies and our partnerships to empower the professional woman and man.
AI for fashion search. Their proprietary machine learning algorithm finds you clothes you want to wear from online shopping malls based on fit and silhouette recognition.
ELSI Skin Health health is the first clean, minimalist, and science-based skin care line developed for the most delicate skins; soothing, high-performance products.
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