Achieve Your Fullest Potential
Experience entrepreneurship and create a startup in the real world.
Join a powerful community and strengthen your network.
No one gets by in life on their own. Having the right community and connections can make all the difference in whether or not you land your dream internship/job – or even know if it exists in the first place! Our community of industry leaders, angel investors, and past alumni all have one thing in common – they know the power of a strong network and want to help you use it.
We don’t believe in one-size-fits-all.
Students succeed in life when the have the skills and mindset of an entrepreneur. Quarter Zero summer experience are designed to help students develop those skills and mindset!
Whether or not a student is participating in one of our 5-, 10-, or 50-day experiences, they will receive hands-on, real-world experience with working on a team to launch a startup and will be mentored by industry experts throughout the process.
Coaching + Support
Becoming more self-aware is one of the biggest keys to a healthy, happy, and successful life. We launched the coaching portion of Quarter Zero to help students get a head start by diving deep into their personal development. Through one-on-one coaching, students will get help identifying, reflecting on, and developing their skills, passions, and values – and they will be equipped to navigate life’s challenging journey ahead!
Community + Competitions
First and foremost, Quarter Zero is a community of innovators, designers, doers, entrepreneurs, and change-makers who are always thinking of new ways to get involved. From clubs to competitions, we have a number of ways for that to be possible! It’s not just about one summer experience or one coaching session. It’s always been about supporting you on your journey throughout high school, college, and beyond.
QØ helps you achieve your goals.
Experience a transformative summer.
VR Hybrid Programs
Choose between a 10-day virtual crash course on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship develop your understanding of what it takes to get an idea off the ground. Or a 50-day virtual intensive designed to help you create and pitch your startup venture in front of real judges with money on the line.
Quarter Zero IRL
Quarter Zero IRL will bring the best parts of our in-person programs alive! Designed as an add-on to our virtual programs, we will travel across cities in CA, interview real human beings, meet some of the most amazing people, and develop life skills while having an absolute blast! This experience will provide a step-up to all the learning of the virtual programs, going further in the intensity and depth of what has already been done, and keeping a specific focus on developing storytelling, interpersonal, public speaking, and other life skills.
Discover what success means to you.
Work with personalized coaches to help you discover what matters to you. Through one-on-one coaching you will define success, identify your skills and passions, and create an action plan to accomplish whatever you set out to do!
We’re here for your journey.
From beginning to end, we are here to support your students in all their endeavors. Participate in our annual pitch competition, The QØ Cup; start a QØ Club on your campus; receive seed funding for your venture idea from the Q1 Fund or our angel network. The limits to your success are endless with us by your side.
Participate in a virtual entrepreneurship competition.
Work together with a team of up to 6, or by yourself, to showcase your solutions to pressing problems.