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Scout Program

Overview

Weโ€™re piloting the Makerpad Scout program in 2021. Our program is cash-based. No complicated carry structures. No fund return hurdles to clear.

If you refer a company we fund, weโ€™ll simply cut you a check that you can do with as you wish.

The Makerpad Fund is focused on investing in no-code and low-code companies (not companies built on these tools).
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Current investments include Causal, Stacker, Supabase, [redacted] and Stagger.

The goal of this program is to activate our community, develop their track records and accelerate the expansion of the Makerpad ecosystem.

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Please read all the details on this page before applying. Apply to be a scout here

How it works

  1. Fill in the form to register your interest
  2. Review and sign the Scout Agreement
  3. Get access to our private scout docs & links
  4. Refer companies via a private link
  5. We chat to the founders referred
  6. If we invest, you get paid

FAQ

How much will scouts get paid?

Typical scout programs pay 1% of invested capital. We invest $25k - $50k (right now), so you will be paid $250 - $500 for each successful referral.

Any geographical limitations on companies referred?

No. Most of our investments are North America and Europe currently but we do not have a limit on where we will invest.

Which stage does Makerpad invest in companies?

Pre-seed and Seed primarily. As our check size is currently small, these are the rounds where we can make a difference. As the fund grows, so will our check sizes.

How are intros made between Scout and Company?

Once you've filled in the form to bring a company to our attention. We will let you know if we'd like to be introduced. To help with simplicity, context and be respectful, we only partake in double opt-in introductions.