Startup Kite




Thank you for your interest in attending the Startup Kite Launch Day, presented by CO+HOOTS! We are thrilled to be partnering with A New Leaf to offer scholarships to those in need. Please read the following requirements before applying for a scholarship. You will be contacted within 72 hours with follow up instructions. If you have questions, please email

Who should apply?

Individuals who have an idea and want to launch it. Perhaps it’s a side a hustle or you’ve been running a business on the side, but it was never real. Let’s lay a solid foundation and get you going. As an organization that believes in creating a diverse and equitable ecosystem for entrepreneurs, we highly encourage entrepreneurs of color, women and people who are minorities of all kinds to apply for scholarship.


  1. Scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary or discounted rate to Launch Day.

  2. There is no charge to apply for aid.

  3. When selected, the costs covering the software and registration fee will be the responsibility of the participant upon arrival. (Software approx $200 for the year and registration $150)

  4. You must have a business idea and know how you are going to make money.

  5. Spaces are limited and scholarships are distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis.

  6. You must be able to attend the entire Saturday session.

  7. You will be responsible for submitting timely accountability reports if you are selected.

  8. You agree to participate in a video testimonial upon completion of the program.

  9. This scholarship is focused on participants who plan to scale, be prepared to discuss how you plan to grow in your one-on-one call after.

  10. Participant must be able to come to Mesa for the 1-day launch. Location TBD.