The Apple Entrepreneur Camp is open to all female founders and developers interested in stepping up their app development game. If, like Apple, you believe that apps for everyone should be made by everyone, then you might want to take a look at this opportunity!

Application deadline: March 26, 2022

Benefits of the Apple Entrepreneur Camp

Apple Entrepreneur Camp includes a hands-on technology lab, as well as mentoring, instruction, and support. The following items are provided free of charge to selected organizations:

  • Apple experts provide one-on-one code-level training.
  • For at least a year, you will receive ongoing support from an Apple Developer representative.
  • One year of Apple Developer Program participation.
  • The Apple Entrepreneur Camp alumni network, a world-class group of inspiring and ambitious leaders, is available to you.

Furthermore, the program shall last from January 31 – February 4, 2022. The entrepreneurship opportunity shall be extended to developers worldwide.

About the Apple Entrepreneur Camp

Research shows that founders from underrepresented communities face unique challenges, especially when starting and leading technology companies.

The Apple Entrepreneur Camp was established with the goal of supporting these founders and their organizations as they build the next generation of cutting-edge apps, and to form a global network that encourages the pipeline and longevity of underrepresented founders and developers in technology.

The program includes cohorts for female, Black, and Hispanic/Latinx founders and developers from underrepresented communities.

During these technology labs, you’ll receive one-on-one code-level guidance on your app from Apple experts and engineers, as well as mentorship, inspiration, and insights from top Apple leaders. After the lab concludes, you’ll get ongoing support and become part of a growing community of other exceptional alumni who can help you build your business.

Eligibility Criteria for Female Founders and Developers

Developers from all over the world can apply, and up to three people from your company can attend. To be considered for this position, you must meet the following criteria:

  • A female* founder, cofounder, or CEO;
  • A female developer competent in Swift or Objective-C; and
  • A created app or functioning build that you can demo live are all requirements.

***The female founder, co-founder, or CEO; the female developer; and another coworker (if relevant) must all be at least 18 years old, speak English fluently, and be able to attend the lab together for the full term.

Furthermore, applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

• content of written responses to questions on the application form;

• commitment to developing for Apple platforms utilizing the newest Apple technology; and

• uniqueness or innovation of the app.

How to Apply

The program is divided into four sections, including uploads and prompts for written responses. It consists of the following parts:

Details about the organization. Tell us about your company and offer contact information for up to three coworkers who would be willing to attend if your company is chosen.

Your app. Give specifics about your app and the people that worked on it. You may provide up to three pictures or wireframes that best depict the user experience, as well as a download or demo link.

The future. Describe the benefits you want to obtain from attending Apple Entrepreneur Camp, as well as your future objectives.

Additional information. Choose the dates you’d like to apply for and provide any other notes.

Please note that as part of the application process, your application will be kept on file for one year. To start, please apply here.

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