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Connector of the Month Competition

Create Real Impact in your Startup Ecosystem

Connect startups and win cash prizes*
*From January 1st until January 31st
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Create real impact by connecting startups to projects and win cash prizes!

The “Connector of the Month Competition” is aiming for investors, acceleration managers, community builders, changemakers, and any well-connected startup expert globally.

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February 1st, 2022
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Prizes

Get on the top of the ranking board to win cash prizes
1st place - 500 USD cash price
2st place - 250 USD cash price
3rd place - 150 USD cash price

For all winners, including 4th place to 10th place, we will cover you in an exclusive Founders Lair “Connector of the Month” interview. We will cover your personal story, as well as your startup ecosystem. This interview will be seen by thousands of startup ecosystem professionals around the world.

*From January 1st until January 31st
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Startup connections

The world under Covid is getting more and more disconnected, and we believe that building bridges is more important than ever.

Founders Lair marketplace focuses on creating real impact in startup ecosystems, bringing opportunities to underrepresented regions and creating more opportunities for startup founders globally to grow. We believe that every person can make a difference. You can be the “Connector of the Month” helping to create impact worldwide.

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Ranking board

The table reports data starting from January 1st, 2022
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Learn how to share as a connector

A simple step-by-step guide to get into the top 10 connectors of the month. Leverage on your startup network today!

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Competition Rules & Guidelines

You can join the competition any time in January, the earlier you join, the higher your chances are to win.

You can refer startups to any open project on https://app.founderslair.com/

If you want to add any additional startup sourcing projects to our marketplace, please reach out to us.

You can join as an individual connector, or as an organizational connector (If you want to be an organization connector representing your company, please choose in the registration as first name your company name, and as family name ‘(Organization)’.

Get qualified startups to apply through your referral links to any project you like.

Only if the startup has clicked on your referral link and have started the application it will count as “yours”.

The scoring is automatically created based on Founders Lair marketplace.

Only real applications count.

If we detect any irregularities, e.g. multiple applications without real content, fake applications, we will disqualify and deactivate the connector profile.

We use algorithms and manual quality checks to ensure high quality of applications.

Additional earnings can be generated from successful applications.

If the project owners decide to select your recommended startups as success, you will receive additional incentives of 30 USD per success.

This will be indicated under “My Referrals” on app.founderslair.com.

For example, If you become 1st place with 50 applications, and 20 will be successfully selected, you will receive 500 USD as winning price of the competition and 600 USD as referral bonus. This is in total 1100 USD.

Successful connections do always apply, also beyond this competition.

The winners will be announced in the first week of February. Payment will be made within 2 weeks after the competition is finished.

Limitations

We keep the right open to disqualify any connector who is originated from a sanctioned country or organization that is based or operating in any of these countries.