Cohort 2: Dates TBA

A community of web3 builders

frequency crypto is a free virtual bootcamp designed to help you explore building a web3 startup — on your terms.

Application deadline TBA

Do I need to...
no, we don't ask for equity

have more questions? check out the FAQ.


Silvio Micali

Founder, Algorand

Deana Burke

Co-founder, Boys Club

Jeremy Allaire

CEO, Circle

Sherice Torres

CMO, Circle

Christian Catalini

Founder, MIT Cryptoeconomics Lab

Cathy Yoon


Ghada Almashaqbeh

CS Professor, UCONN

Andrew Bull

Founding Partner

Adam Healy

CSO, BlockFi

James Morgan

GC, FalconX

Natasha Hoskins

Co-founder. Boys Club

Miles Parry


Ryan Smith

Product, Coinbase

Rachel Mayer

VP Product, Circle

Andrew Durgee

Head of Tokenization

David Schwed

CEO, Halborn

A Community Supported
By Builders From

explore {BUIDLing} a crypto startup

Application deadline TBA

Dates TBA, one week

free virtual bootcamp

5 - 10 hour commitment

community of founders & builders

token-structuring guidance

fundraising advice

legal insight

more questions? check out the FAQ.

core sessions

virtual sessions covering the fundamentals of finding a co-founder, validating your idea, developing a business model, navigating the legal environment and raising capital.

Application deadline TBA

fri feb 3rd


Get to know the program and your peers

mon feb 6th

core session one

Building a Team & Choosing an Idea

tues feb 7th

core session two

customer discovery
in crypto

wed feb 8th

core session three

token design 101 + Business Models that Work

thur feb 9th

core session four

staying in the clear: advice from crypto lawyers

fri feb 10th

core session five

Fundraising in a Bear Market

optional sessions

In-Person Meetups

Live meet ups with other builders in designated cities.

speed chats

3-minute speed chats with your cohort memebers.

access to experts


Founder Talks

Live virtual talks from experienced crypto founders. Learn from someone who has been there and done it before.

Jeremy Allaire

Deana Burke

Natasha Hoskins

Silvio Micali


office hours

Answers to product, token structuring, marketing, and token listing questions regarding your idea.

Ghada Almashaqbeh


Ryan Smith


Rachel Mayer


Sherice Torres


Andrew Durgee

token listing



frequency team

frequency crypto is a joint venture hosted by Pillar VC and the melon. Our firm is co-founded by the leaders of Circle and Algorand. We back seed-stage founders, and have decades of experience building companies including Everyrealm, Paymagic, Algofi, Friktion and more.

The Frequency team is also always willing to go above and beyond to support founders.”

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Ignacio Garcia Leon web3 founder

Parker McKee

Pillar VC

Katie Mulligan

Head of Community, Pillar VC

Jamie Goldstein

Partner & Founder,
Pillar VC

Uri Stav

Managing Director,
the melon

Jake Moisanu

Platform Co-op,
Pillar VC

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Application deadline TBA. More questions? Check out the FAQ.

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