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Our mission is simple: Help founders achieve their vision

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Start with a vision

Whether starting with an idea or seeking to elevate an existing project, ao Ventures is interested in working with any project building on Arweave and ao.

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Enroll in the 10-week program

Take part in weekly technical workshops, engineering office hours, and keynote talks from industry pioneers, investors, and founders in the Arweave ecosystem.

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Pitch your product on demo day

While participation in ao Ventures is open to everyone, only a select few projects will be selected to pitch on demo day to showcase their project to investors and the broader community.

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Raise funds and elevate your project

With over $35M in capital committed from leading investors in the Web3 space, our focus is to help you raise funds and elevate your project.

Who we are

We’re uniquely positioned to support your project

Expert Guidance

Access mentorship and guidance from industry pioneers

Technical Resources

Leverage our comprehensive toolkit and engineers

Community and Network

Connect with like-minded founders and industry professionals

Funding Opportunities

Secure the support necessary to take your project to the next level

Building on Arweave and ao

Leverage permanent storage and parallel computing to create applications in a new paradigm.

Arweave

  • 4 billion transactions
  • Used by web2 and web3
  • >$230M in venture capital

ao

  • Hyper parallel computation
  • Horizontal scaling
  • Compile anything, deploy on ao
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Tuesday, April 23, 2024
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Kick-Off

Join us in kicking off ao Ventures, a 10-week incubator program for projects building on Arweave and ao!
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Thursday, April 25, 2024
10:30 pm
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Technical Workshop #1

Join our technical deep dive for building on Arweave and ao.
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Tuesday, April 30, 2024
3:30 pm
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Keynote #1

Join us for a keynote presentation from Arweave founders and web3 industry pioneers!
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Thursday, May 2, 2024
10:30 pm
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Technical Workshop #2

Join our technical deep dive for building on Arweave and ao.
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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
10:30 pm
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Technical Workshop #3

Join our technical deep dive for building on Arweave and ao.
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Thursday, May 9, 2024
3:30 pm
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Keynote #2

Join us for a keynote presentation from Arweave founders and web3 industry pioneers!
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Tuesday, May 14, 2024
10:30 pm
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Technical Workshop #4

Join our technical deep dive for building on Arweave and ao.
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Thursday, May 16, 2024
5:08 pm
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Keynote #3

Join us for a keynote presentation from Arweave founders and web3 industry pioneers!
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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
3:30 pm
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Keynote #4

Join us for a keynote presentation from Arweave founders and web3 industry pioneers!
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Thursday, May 23, 2024
3:30 pm
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Keynote #5

Join us for a keynote presentation from Arweave founders and web3 industry pioneers!
June 13, 2024

Monetization Strategies for Open-Source Projects

Open-source projects have traditionally struggled with finding sustainable monetization models. The "free-rider" problem, where many users benefit from the project without contributing financially to its development or maintenance, is too common in open-source development.
May 28, 2024

Building on Arweave: Tools for Token-Gated Access for Web3 Protocols

The concept of token-gated access revolves around restricting access to certain content such as source code to only those individuals/entities that hold a certain amount of $U tokens or AR tokens.

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Are you ready to make an indelible mark on the future of the web? Apply now to become part of the next wave of disruptors and innovators at the forefront of decentralized technology.