Attention Builders: TON's February Acceleration Cohort Is Now Open

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Last year, we kicked off our TON Acceleration Program, aiming to benefit builders within the TON Ecosystem and provide them with valuable tools and resources. We're on a journey to turn TON into a complex ecosystem surrounding the Telegram SuperApp with over 800M active monthly users, and we need your help!

To this date, we have held three cohorts with 20 participating projects, including a cohort cosponsored with Future3 Campus, powered by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs and Hashkey Capital.

"I see immense opportunities with integrating TON's Blockchain technology and Telegram Mini Apps platform. Telegram Mini Apps open a new era of interaction for Web3 projects, offering developers access to 800 million users. Our vision is to foster an ecosystem where each app adds value, improving users' experience and opening new paths for engagement and monetization. We invite you to build a digital future where Web3 is recognized and available for hundreds of millions of users." Gleb Vorontsov, Telegram Mini-Apps Lead and TON Accelerator Mentor, TON Foundation

The current cohort will kick off in late February, and the entire curriculum will be delivered digitally, ensuring projects can participate regardless of their region.

Here's Why You Should Join

There are tons of benefits to projects that decide to participate, including a structured curriculum, access to the world's leading mentors, and potential funding opportunities.

The curriculum covers essential modules for your success – go-to-market strategy, development on TON, and advanced Telegram Mini App strategy.

To list a few benefits:

  • The digital 10-week curriculum presented by the TON Foundation and our partners, such as Wallet, Community Bot, TON Tech, and more
  • Exclusive access to marketing tools such as Telegram Ads and Community Bot quests
  • Support from the TON Tech team to help you with integrations and audits
  • Marketing & growth mentorship
  • Potential funding for your project

With this complex approach, we want to ensure that builders and entrepreneurs receive insights on the best strategies and practices while building meaningful connections and innovative products.

Furthermore, the best projects will have the opportunity to secure funding from a $2M funding pool provided by TON Ventures and from other funds and investors in our network.

"Mini-Apps are becoming a key component of driving mass Web3 adoption within Telegram. Developers can leverage the Mini Apps platform to focus on building tailored experiences for their users. I am excited to see the growth of a rich ecosystem of Mini-Apps tailored to meet the needs of existing users while also lowering the barriers to entry for millions of newcomers taking their first steps in Web3." Jordan Dunne, Head of Defi at @Wallet and TON Accelerator Mentor

Application & Deadline

The February cohort applications are now open until February 25, 2024.

Visit our website for more info about the TON Accelerator Program.