Media Startup Fellowship im Media Lab Bayern

Push your Media Startup to the next Level!

Your startup is the future of digital media? Take it to the next level with Media Lab Bayern! We support you with funding, we don’t take equity, we provide you with the best network into the media industry, and offer high-quality coaching and mentoring.

50.000 €

40.000 € (No Equity)
+ 10.000 € (In Services)

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Contacts & Network

To the Media Industry

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Office Space

In Munich
Free of Charge

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Mentors & Coaches

Media Professionals and Business Coaches

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Fellowship

Prototyp

3 Month
10.000 €  Funding

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The first phase is to validate your prototype, find your customers and find product market fit.

COACHING TOPICS

  • Team
  • MVP
  • Business Model
  • UX Design

SALES

3 Month
10.000 €  Funding

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We boost your sales efforts and help you find first customers with contacts and intros to our partner-network in the media industry.

 

COACHING TOPICS

  • Pitch
  • Marketing & PR
  • Sales
  • Growth Hacking

INVEST

3 Month
20.000 €  Funding

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Get real! In the final phase you will find a sustainable business model and a funding plan for your startup.

COACHING TOPICS

  • Investment
  • Legal
  • Recruting

WHAT YOU NEED

Thema

Your startup has to be in the field of digital media. Examples:

  • Content
  • Software & Workflows
  • Bots & AI
  • AdTech
  • AR & VR & 360°
  • Payment
  • Data & Analytics
  • Personalization
  • Data Driven Publishing
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Prototyp

We are looking for teams that are serious about founding a startup. You don’t need to be incorporated yet, but should show us by having a prototype up and running, that you are able to actually build a product.

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Innovation

Yet another blog on xyz is not what we are looking for – except you want to scale that into a digital publisher. We support projects which pioneer innovative technology and lead digital media onto yet unknown paths. 

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commitment

During the Media Startup Fellowship you spend nine month in Munich, working on your product full-time. At least the founders of the startup are working from our office space and are present for coaching and mentoring.

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Timeline

December 15. 2018

Deadline for Application

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Mid- January 2019

Selection Bootcamp

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Mid February 2019

Start of Phase 1
Payout 10.000  €

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1. Juni 2019

Pitch Day & Selection of teams for Phase 2
Payout 10.000 €

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September 1. 2019

Selection of Teams for Phase III
Payout 20.000 €

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November 30. 2019

Demo Day Batch #5

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Timeline

December 15. 2018

Application Deadline

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Mid January 2019

Lean Startup Bootcamp

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Mid February 2019

Start Phase 1
Payout 10.000  €

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June 1. 2019

Pitch Day & Selection Phase 2
Payout 10.000 €

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September 1. 2019

Selection of teams for Phase III
Payout 20.000 €

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November 30. 2019

Demo Day Batch #5

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Testimonials

GOOD TO KNOW

Deadline for Application 
December 15 2018

Selection Bootcamp 
The most promising teams will be invited to our Lean-Startup-Bootcamp taking place Mid-January 2019. You spend three days working on your idea supervised by our startup-coaches, we will decide upon the final pitches, which teams will be chosen for the Media Startup Fellowship phase 1.

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