Vector

When you decide to launch a startup, you have faith in your idea. You’re in the zone. 

That conviction that you’re onto something special is key. But the road to growth has its ups and downs. Your startup in the entertainment and creative industry is up and running and ready to scale. The Vector program gives you the chance to expand your customer base, solidify your business, access new markets and seek out investors on an international level.

Format

  • Duration: 32 weeks
  • Up to 5 projects selected
  • Time commitment projected: 25h per month

Vector provides:

Value of $ 75 000 per incubated project

  • 3 guides assigned and dedicated to strategy and development consulting
  • 96h of personalized support with experts
  • 70h of workshops and training sessions
  • Access to the TELUS 5G Lab, in collaboration with Lenovo
  • Access to a network of potential investors and strategic partners

Should I apply?

Your solution is built and the problem is solved, you know have to pick up your pace, increase your customer base and seek out investors on an international level.

  • You have a functional product and ready to scale
  • You have a complete team that can deploy your strategy
  • You have 2 years of existence
  • You have 1 million $ of annual revenue

What's in it for you?

Think big

During the 32 weeks program, you will consolidate your financial, market and intellectual property strategies, perfect your sales and trading techniques, develop your sales funnel and manage risk. By your side there will be mentors with wealth of experience, whom we call guides and experts, providing you advice, feeding you with ideas and supporting you along the way.

  • Value statement
  • Opportunity identification
  • Financial and IP strategy
  • Market research
  • Customer journey
  • Service blueprint
  • Ecosystem Mapping



Call for projects

The applications for the next cohort will open in 2021.

No need to pencil it in,  sign up to the newsletter and stay tuned!

 

Your guides

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The guides at Zú aren’t afraid to go into uncharted territory with the startups that they mentor.

They are all experts in their fields and are here because of their infectious energy and desire to pass on their skills, know-how and experience.

    The stations

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    The program gives you access to our Specialist Stations.

    This is where you can recharge your batteries and fill up on expertise. If you have questions, resource people are on hand to answer them with clarity and precision. Whether you need support with legal service, accounting, financing, artificial intelligence or communication, a specialist will see to it that you have the assistance you need.

      The tools to succeed

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      In addition to expert support, program participants have access to multiple tools to ignite their creativity and transform their ideas into concrete projects. At Zú you’ll have:
      • A hot desk for the duration of the program
      • Access to the meeting rooms
      • Priority access to the 5G TELUS Lab
      • Access to the Specialist Stations
      • 24/7 access to the resource directory in the industry

      The 5G TELUS Lab: An experimental hub

      Discover the 5G TELUS Lab

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      You want to bring your idea to life? It’s simple: make your way to the TELUS Lab 5G and get to it. This is an experimental space fitted with cutting-edge technological equipment. Use the 5G technology available exclusively in the lab to push the limits of digital creativity and reinvent the future.
      • VR/AR Room

        3 X ThinkStation P520 / Intel Xeon 3.7GHz / 64GB RAM / NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 8GB / 27’’ Screen / Headphones / Windows 10 / LG TV 55” / Autodesk Media & Entertainment / Unreal // 2 X ThinkStation P920 / 2 X Intel Xeon 3.2GHz / 96GB RAM / GeForce RTX 2080 8GB / 27’’ Screen / Headphones / Windows 10 / Autodesk Media & Entertainment / Unreal 

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      • Video editing and stereo sound mixing room

        ThinkStation P920 / 2 X Intel Xeon 3.0GHz / 96GB RAM / NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 24GB / 2 X 32’’ Screens / DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel / Graphic Tablet Wacom Cintiq 16 / 2 X Speakers Genelec / Subwoofer /  Eizo Monitor 31.1’’ DCI-4K / 55"  LG TV/ Windows 10 / Avid Media Composer Ultimate / ProTools / Waves Platinum / IZotope RX7 / Altiverb Audio Ease / Unreal 

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      • Video editing and color correction room

        ThinkStation P920 / 2 X Intel Xeon 3.0GHz / 96GB RAM / NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 24GB / 2 X 32’’ Screens / DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel / Graphic Tablet Wacom Cintiq 16 / 2 X Speakers Genelec / Subwoofer /  Eizo Monitor 31.1’’ DCI-4K / 55"  LG TV/ Windows 10 / Avid Media Composer Ultimate / Boris Continuum / Davinci Resolve / Autodesk Media & Entertainment / Unreal 

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      • Multipurpose station #6

        ThinkStation P520 / Intel Xeon 3.7GHz / 64GB RAM / NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 8GB / 27’’ Screen / Graphic Tablet Wacom Cintiq 16 Pro / Headphones / Windows 10 / Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing + Architecture, Engineering, & Construction + Media & Entertainment 

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      • Multipurpose station #5

        ThinkStation P520 / Intel Xeon 3.7GHz / 64GB RAM / NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 8GB / 27’’ Screen / Graphic Tablet Wacom Cintiq 16 Pro / Headphones / Windows 10 / Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing + Architecture, Engineering, & Construction + Media & Entertainment 

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      • Multipurpose station #4

        ThinkStation P520 / Intel Xeon 3.7GHz / 64GB RAM / NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 8GB / 27’’ Screen / Graphic Tablet Wacom Cintiq 16 Pro / Headphones / Windows 10 / Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing + Architecture, Engineering, & Construction + Media & Entertainment 

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      • Multipurpose station #3

        ThinkStation P520 / Intel Xeon 3.7GHz / 64GB RAM / NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 8GB / 27’’ Screen / Graphic Tablet Wacom Cintiq 16 Pro / Headphones / Windows 10 / Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing + Architecture, Engineering, & Construction + Media & Entertainment 

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      • Multipurpose station #2

        ThinkStation P520 / Intel Xeon 3.7GHz / 64GB RAM / NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 8GB / 27’’ Screen / Graphic Tablet Wacom Cintiq 16 Pro / Headphones / Windows 10 / Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing + Architecture, Engineering, & Construction + Media & Entertainment 

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      • Multipurpose station #1

        ThinkStation P520 / Intel Xeon 3.7GHz / 64GB RAM / NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 8GB / 27’’ Screen / Graphic Tablet Wacom Cintiq 16 Pro / Headphones / Windows 10 / Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing + Architecture, Engineering, & Construction + Media & Entertainment 

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