Startups accepted in the program will receive investment and hands-on support from Brinc’s in-house mentors and network of experts, who will support in the process of sourcing and qualifying relevant manufacturers, helping in the request for quotation (RFQ) process, and assisting to obtain manufacturing quotations.
Startups accepted in the program will receive investment and hands-on support from Brinc’s in-house mentors and network of experts, who will support in the process of sourcing and qualifying relevant manufacturers, helping in the request for quotation (RFQ) process, and assisting to obtain manufacturing quotations. This information can be leveraged for cash flow planning, developing a robust fundraising strategy and to drive commercial conversations with potential corporate buyers.
In addition, this program also provides access to Brinc’s extensive vendor network of partners that are willing to build in low volumes and scale based on startup’s needs.
$100,000 USD in exchange for 8 - 13% equity of your startup
In addition to our funding, we provide mentorship, networking, access to experts, investor matching, a customized curriculum, technical onsite training, an international startup perks package, and on-going support to help get your startup to the next level.
Funding - Focused on helping you prototype & market validate a finished product with speed, coupled with follow on funding opportunities.
Onsite Support from Supply Chain Mentors - Advisory from Brinc’s in-house supply chain mentors in China who will help you navigate the complex factory sourcing, selection and RFQ process
Manufacturing Education Modules - Lectures and sessions on the manufacturing process and best practices to empower you with the ability to own your supply chain
Mentorship - Our in-house experts and mentor network will guide you through all the essentials of starting a business including legals, fundraising, marketing, and sales
Vendor Network - You will have access to Brinc’s network of manufacturers, vendors and component suppliers in the Greater Bay Area
Investor Network - As your business begins to scale, we’ll begin to introduce you to our international network of investors
Commercial Network - We will match make you with innovation focused corporates
Customized Curriculum - The curriculum is catered to your startup's specific needs. Wherever your business needs support, we’ll step in to provide guidance.
Startup Perks Package - Global partners have offered their tools and services at a discounted rate for our portfolio companies.
Monthly founder hour - Our international portfolio teams dial in for a monthly Founder Hour where they share their progress, challenges, and future plans.
On-going support - Upon completion of the program, the Brinc team will continue to support your fundraising, business development and growth. We will always be there to help!
Internet of Things
Supply Chain and Logistics
Smart Retail and Customer Experience
Startups that have developed a product that fits within one of our investment verticals
Works like/Looks like Prototype: Startups with a finalized design, validated product features and has short-term manufacturing needs
At least 2 co-founders with relevant industry experience.
Scalable and defined business model with high growth potential.
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