For the builders, hackers & painters.

Join 500 other builders in a 6-week sprint to build out whatever idea you want over the nights & weekends. Build wild ideas for six weeks in web3, ML/AI, gaming, bio, anything — at the end, come hang out IRL in SF.

Connect with the world's best builders.

Connect with the world's best builders.

Connect with the world's best builders.

Remote so you can join from anywhere.

Remote so you can join from anywhere.

Remote so you can join from anywhere.

Mentors to get you off localhost. To users.

Mentors to get you off localhost. To users.

Mentors to get you off localhost. To users.

Weekly check-ins to build shipping habits.

Weekly check-ins to build shipping habits.

Weekly check-ins to build shipping habits.

Pick any idea.

Pick any idea.

Pick any idea.

Maybe you’re already working on your next big idea. Maybe you just have a bunch of ideas in your head right now. Maybe you don’t have ideas but you want to build something epic. It doesn’t matter where you are right now. We will push you forward.

smol note: web3, web2, ML, AI, doesn't matter – just apply!

Start shipping. Keep shipping.

Start shipping.
Keep shipping.

Start shipping.
Keep shipping.

Start shipping.
Keep shipping.

Weekly check-ins with your crew to demo progress and help you stay motivated to keep building. You’ll also get to link up with other builders to give and receive valuable feedback on what you’re shipping every week.

Join sessions led by epic builders.

Join sessions led by epic builders.

Join sessions led by epic builders.

Every week you'll join other builders for co-building sessions. We'll also arrange kickoffs and fireside chats with incredible shippers, founders and leaders from various domains: music, art, code, hardware, and more.

Come build IRL in San Francisco.

Come build IRL in San Francisco.

Come build IRL in San Francisco.

Come build IRL in San Francisco.

The best builders of the cohort will get a chance to come down to San Francisco and build IRL for a week! Explore what it takes to be a founder. You'll make new frens and understand whether you're ready to go from part-time passion -> full-time builder.

The best builders of the cohort will get a chance to come down to San Francisco and build IRL for a week! Explore what it takes to be a founder. You'll make new frens and understand whether you're ready to go from part-time passion -> full-time builder.

The best builders of the cohort will get a chance to come down to San Francisco and build IRL for a week! Explore what it takes to be a founder. You'll make new frens and understand whether you're ready to go from part-time passion -> full-time builder.

  • 🇫🇮

    Erik Kaunismäki

    Hacker, Data Engineer

  • 🇩🇪

    Ginevra

    Software Developer

  • 🇳🇿

    Raza

    Resident Rust Expert

  • 🇺🇸

    Farza Majeed

    Founder, Buildspace

  • 🇯🇵

    Xentoshi

    Build00r

  • 🇪🇸

    Tair Asim

    Master of Engineering

  • 🇦🇪

    Farhaj Mayan

    Winner, Habibi Awards

  • 🇺🇸

    Stavan Patel

    Chief Pixel Officer

You got questions? We got answers.

Can I apply if I have never built anything before?

All of our projects are free and open-source! You'll never need to pay for our guides, and we'll deploy on a testnet so your total cost for this whole thing will be $0.

What is the time commitment?

You'll spend around 2-4 hours every week joining sessions and building with others. Rest of it is completely up to you — whatever it takes to get off localhost.

I don't have an idea. Can I still apply?

You can, but it helps a lot if you're already working on something that you want to build so you can jump straight into shipping mode. Decisions go out December 10.

Is this only web3?

The first pilot season was web3 exclusively. For S2, we encourage everyone working on cool stuff in any verticals — web3, ML, AI, Robotics, Climate — whatever.

Who is the perfect applicant?

Someone who wants to take their passions to the next level. It doesn't matter if you're already working on something, but we fully expect you to start building as soon as you enter N&W. If you can't demonstrate that during your application then this program isn't going to be for you.


Who can come to SF IRL?

Those that successfully ship something for demo day will get a chance to join the other N&W builders IRL in SF.

Ready to gtfo localhost?

Ready to gtfo localhost?

Ready to gtfo localhost?

Ready to gtfo localhost?