We aim to push humanity forward by skyrocketing global change-makers who are disrupting the universes both on the ground, in the skies and beyond. Entrepreneurs building space and robotics companies will come together to solve the biggest challenges facing our world and the galaxies today. Draper University will accelerate 80 entrepreneurs and help them think bigger and drive progress through 5 weeks of intensive team based learning.
|Admissions||Application Reviewing Period||Notification Date||Session Dates|
|Early Admission||November 1 - January 18||January 25||April 1 - May 4 (5 weeks)|
|General Admission||January 19 - February 28||March 8||April 1 - May 4 (5 weeks)|
|Late Admission||March 1 - March 15||March 22||April 1 - May 4 (5 weeks)|
Applications will be closed after class has been filled.
Draper Ecosystem Funded Space and Robotics Companies
Draper University is a school for innovators. We are helping people do the great things they are capable of. Expect to be inspired. To do things you didn’t think were possible. To be fearless. To build a network of friends, mentors and colleagues that you will take with you on your path. Every student will create a company, with mentoring and coaching from experts, and have the opportunity to pitch for funding from Silicon Valley VC’s.
All learning materials will be customized to meet the needs of the Space and Robotics entrepreneurs. Below are the standard modules we cover in Hero Training that will be incorporated.
Draper University Alumni Success Stories
Why Draper University?
Draper University was founded by venture capitalist Tim Draper. At Draper University, you will go from an idea to a product ready to pitch to venture capital investors as you learn from top-tier venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. Past speakers have included Elon Musk (Tesla), Aaron Levie (Box), and Tony Hsieh (Zappos). Live and learn in Silicon Valley while building a strong network of life-long mentors and friends. Come join 780+ alumni who have launched their own startups, raised $220+M in in venture funding, and have sold their companies for multiple millions and have been featured in Forbes 30 under 30.
A Typical Day at our Silicon Valley campus.
The Application Process
Our process is completed in 3 simple steps
Our application is simple. Tell us your business idea (if you have one), and why you were put on this earth. Include what makes you unique!
After receiving your application, we will schedule a 15-minute Skype interview with a member of our admissions team to learn more about your background.
3. Get notified
After the interview, you will receive an admissions decision within 3-4 weeks. Financial Aid is awarded on a rolling basis, so apply ASAP!
Draper University Ventures
Draper University launched a fund dedicated to only Draper University students and alumni companies.
Aside from our all-star line of speakers, our tuition covers on-campus accommodation in downtown San Mateo, transportation for activities, expenses for outdoor activities, and admission to special events. Our tuition is currently $12,000. Up to 15 meals per students will be included in the session.
Limited financial aid and scholarships are offered based on demonstrated need, academic merit and entrepreneurial experience. You will receive a scholarship application upon acceptance if you qualify.
Visa and Travel Plans
If you are applying from abroad, please take into consideration the time required to apply for a visa if you are accepted to Draper University's Summer or Fall residential programs (i.e. Hero Training, Semester in Silicon Valley). We STRONGLY advise you submit your application at least 4 months prior to the program start date in order to allow ample time for processing for a business visitor visa from your home country. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any Visa related questions. Up to 15 meals per student will be included in the session.
Frequently asked questions
How much does the program cost?
The program costs $12,000 for our Space and Robotics Hero Training 5 week programs.
Can I apply if I don't have an idea yet?
Yes you can! We are a "human accelerator" and looking for great future entrepreneurs whether you have an idea or not.
Can I apply if I already have an idea and a team?
Yes, we are looking for top talent and would love to have you at our accelerator for you to gain access to our network and also possibly raise money during our Pitch Day with 100+ investors/mentors.
Do you pay for my flight to Draper?
No we do not unfortunately.
What is covered in the tuition?
Accommodation + Academics.
What are other extra expenses?
Flight tickets and daily meals.
Can I get more information about scholarships?
Please apply first. We will assess your ability to receive scholarships after your interview.
How can I prepare for my interview?
Our interview is only 15 minutes via Skype and informal for the most part, so just be yourself!
If my company is not a Space or Robotics company can I still apply?
No, this session is industry specific. Only Space or Robotics companies/ideas allowed for this session, but we also have a Hero Training session in Summer for all industries.
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