At Red Bear Angels, we fully support leveraging your domain experts, affinity groups, and go-to cheerleaders to learn and expedite your company’s growth. So every month, we are going to share a rundown of some of the (non-RBA affiliated) programs out there that might be right for you – as either a founder or investor. Take a look!

If you are an investor looking to learn more about the companies coming out of these programs, or if you are a founder in the application process, please reach out to and she will connect you with the right people.

Betaworks Bootcamp
betaworks recently announced a program at the studio this summer called botcamp. It’s a 10 week program for anyone building within the ecosystem of conversational interfaces — whether that’s a Twitterbot, Alexa skill, or an enabling layer of NLP or machine learning.

MentHer NYC

Are you an early stage women-led company in the NYC area with a big vision?  Are you seeking guidance and advice from some of the most active, helpful Investors/Advisors as you prepare to fundraise #MentHERnyc invites you to attend a day of mentoring and education with some of the foremost investors, advisors, and thought leaders in the NYC startup community.

More info here.

New York Code & Design Academy

Shared with a bias, as NYCDA was RBA’s first investment, NYCDA will host its next Tech Talent Meet + Greet on May 11. This networking event is your chance to meet New York City’s up-and-coming full stack developers and see the web applications they have built through NYCDA’s Web Development Intensive program.

More info here