Pear GSB 2019 applications are now open!
GSB or MSx-founded startup?
$25K investment on an Uncapped note
$200k in Free Resources
NO IDEA IS TOO EARLY TO APPLY
Apply to join the exclusive Pear GSB, which provides you with access to funding, priority access to Pear workshops / speaker series / social events, and free resources to help launch your startup while you’re still at the GSB or MSx.
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WHO SHOULD APPLY
To qualify for Pear GSB, at least one founder must be an MBA or MSx student at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). Teams and solo founders are welcome to apply.
HOW PEAR GSB WORKS
Pear GSB provides an opportunity for incredibly talented GSB or MSx entrepreneurs to launch their startups in Silicon Valley. We look to accept teams which are committed and passionate about building their specific startup concept.
The application deadline is March 1, 2019.
We will invite teams for an in-person interview (rolling interviews) between March 4-March 15*. Final decisions will be sent out by the first week of April.
*First round interviews will be conducted at the Stanford GSB. Final round interviews will be held at our Pear HQ.
WHAT PEAR GSB OFFERS
Each team will receive $25,000 in an uncapped convertible note. Teams will continue to have access to Pear resources and will be eligible for additional funding.
The selected companies will receive priority access to Pear workshops, speaker series, and social events alongside Pear portfolio companies.
Admitted applicants will have 24/7 access to Pear’s office space in downtown Palo Alto. They will also have access to all of Pear’s partner discounts worth over $250K (AWS, Rackspace, Google Cloud, and FbStart credits, free legal hours with the major law firms, discounted use of Braintree, Hubspot and much more!), our Pear Consulting platform, and hiring job board.
Our GSB Mentors