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Covid19 Resilience Grant

Helping build the startups of today, to enable them to weather the storm of economic uncertainty, so that they can become tomorrow’s unicorns.

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OUR PROMISE TO YOU

Building resilient startups that benefit the community. #BuildforCOVID19

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App Samurai’s $250,000 COVID19 Resilience Grant is designed to build resilient startups that support the community during the COVID19 pandemic. The funding is aimed to help build the startups of today and to enable them to weather the storm of economic uncertainty so that they can become tomorrow’s unicorns. Eligible startups are those that promote mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing. 

The total funding amount available is $250,000. Successful startups will be granted up to $10,000 USD in App Samurai ad credit to go towards their user acquisition campaigns. A dedicated specialist will also guide the campaign and the successful startup in order to elicit the best campaign results. For more information App Samurai’s advertising products, read more here. 

We want to know how your startup is helping the community during the COVID19 pandemic and how the COVID19 Resilience Grant will assist your startup’s cause.

SELECTION COMMITTEE

Independent leaders in the marketing and advertising industry.

The selection committee is a committee of internal (App Samurai executive employees) and external independent leaders in the marketing and advertising industry.

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James Cooper
Director at Soko Media and Business of Apps
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Chris James
CEO at Steel Media and PocketGamer
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Ali Karabey
Venture Capitalist and Managing Director at 212
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Henry Oh
VP of Operations and Partnerships at Tenjin.io
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Emre Fadıllıoğlu
CEO and Co-founder of App Samurai
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I have to make a payment in order to utilize my awarded credit?

Absolutely not.

How will the selection committee evaluate the submissions?

The selection committee will evaluate all eligible entries based on the information provided in your application. The criteria the selection committee will be considering is need, benefit to the community and potential. Applicants may be contacted for further information if the selection committee thinks it will assist the evaluation process.

When will the selection committee let us know the result?

All applicants will be informed of your application eligibility prior to the evaluation period of two weeks. After this, all evaluated applications will be notified via the email provided of the outcome of your application.

Can I apply more than once?

Only one application per app is eligible for the grant. However, if you’re a startup with multiple apps, you can have one application per app, as long as it meets the criteria.

If you are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic or its impact, we’re here to support.

Helping build the startups of today, to enable them to weather the storm of economic uncertainty, so that they can become tomorrow’s unicorns.