ODF4 Cohort Stats

We’re excited to introduce you to the On Deck fourth Fellowship cohort (ODF4)

You can learn more about the On Deck Fellowship on our homepage or check out our wall of love to hear about the experiences of fellows in earlier cohorts.

ODF4 Cohort Composition

Total Fellows: 264

Stage


At the time they submitted an application

  • Open to new ideas: 23.1%
  • Exploring specific idea: 38.7%
  • Built basic prototype:18.9%
  • Starting to onboard customers: 11.3%
  • Starting to fundraise: 6.3%


Team Status:


At the time they submitted an application

  • Looking for co-founders: 64.3%
  • Have a co-founder: 9.7%
  • Content with my current team: 8.0%
  • Looking for first employees: 14.7%
  • Looking to join as early hire: 3.4%


Non-exhaustive list of industry interests


Fellows can select multiple

  • AI/ML: 27%
  • Biotech: 4%
  • Climate: 3%
  • Consumer: 38%
  • Direct-to-consumer: 11%
  • Ecommerce: 11%
  • Education: 13%
  • Fintech: 23%
  • Food: 5%
  • Future of Work: 22%
  • Hardware: 1%
  • Health: 10%
  • Marketplaces: 32%
  • Robotics: 3%
  • SaaS: 30%
  • Security: 5%
  • Tools: 7%
  • VR/AR: 7%


Fellow locations, by country (18 represented)

  • Bolivia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America


Fellow Demographics

  • Female Fellows: 21.6%
  • Black Fellows: 8.3%
  • Hispanic/LatinX Fellows: 7.2%


Needs-based scholarships given

  • 62 partial scholarships


Themes in the ODF4 Cohort

  • Healthcare and biotech, including mental health, addiction treatment, and maternal health.
  • Consumer, including used automobile sales and repairs, end of life support, and new music.
  • Various uses of AI/ML across sectors.
  • Hardware including electric aircraft.
  • Fintech, including 401ks, no-interest payment plans, and credit unions.
  • Future of Work, including industry-specific professional review sites, webist and marketplaces to buy and sell small businesses.
  • B2B startups including website security, and sales team training.

Apply to join an upcoming ODF cohort

ODF5 (late August) or ODF6 (October). Select your preference in the application.

Cohort Price: $1,790
Scholarships Available

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