ACF Startup Teams

What students can do in a startup team

Real life applications of the coding skills you develop
  • Apply computing solutions to (learn by doing) real-world problems
  • Collaborate on projects they have passion for, while mastering their own technical skills, in service of a community goal
  • Practice time-management, presentation, and leadership skills, while participating in demo days, academic competitions, peer to peer presentations including international partners, and other ACF community events
  • Connect to industry experts, learn the latest technology, and collaborate in a global community.

Who should join ACF startup team

  • 6th -12th graders who have learned coding for 1-2 years and would like to challenge themselves to solve real-world problems.
  • An opportunity to test out the next ‘Elon Musk’ ideas before college.
  • The startup program the community leader joined in order to solve the problems his own community faces.
  • Someone who wants to try out the startup idea on a global ecosystem.
  • Students who want to seize the opportunity to test out ideas in the ACF community.
  • Students who want to participate in coding reviews and receive project reviews from a pitching expert group, rather than coding alone.
  • Students who want to witness ideas from different student startup teams, participate in various presentations and learn in an environment where you can encourage one another to grow.
  • Students who want to share her experiences she got from running a startup on a blogging platform as well as to put that in a college resume.
  • Students who wish to learn why such an app is necessary through the community leader, and who desires to create a startup with his own idea.

Junior Teams

Startup Teams

Upcoming Teams

If you are interested in joining one of these teams, please fill out the interest from in the Startup Team pages.


Grades 5th-8th


Grades 9th+