Entrepreneur In Residence (EIR)

soonami is a new generation venture builder. We enable startups to create, build and scale by applying the best of Web 3.0 and AI solutions. We believe in a remote first world which fosters inclusiveness of founders across the globe. We have built a software-based platform for co-founders & ideas, Foundance. Through it, we aspire to offer the best ventures an opportunity to accelerate with skill, technologies and investment.

Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR)

Remote (Germany)


Management and Consulting

Who is this position ideally for?

  • Business founders looking for funding - web3 or AI or gaming space
  • Tech founders looking for funding - web3 or AI or Gaming space
  • Developers looking to upskill or network globally and gain CTO experience
  • Developers looking to startup (while continuing their 9-5 job)

soonami is looking for founders interested in Web3, AI, or Gaming technologies, for early-stage projects. The vetting process for this position is 12-15 weeks. After the 12-15 program you will be taken to the Investment Committee stage and if you clear, you get $125k as funding from the soonami ecosystem to launch your startup.

A project that we have funded in the past?

AuditOne has successfully moved out of the soonami ecosystem and raised 800k Euro recently.

Is this a paid position?

  • For a bit, yes - then you have to raise funding (which we will facilitate)
  • After an initial vetting process (which lasts 10 days), if you’re chosen for the program, you have to enroll with us as a team of two co-founders (not more members, not less) and go through a 12-week program.
  • During the above three months, you will be paid a stipend.
  • $1k/ month/member (for a three month period: July - Sept 2024) - During this period you can continue with your existing job/other assignments.
  • After three months, if you’ve shown progress depending on feedback given to you, you will be taken to the Investment Committee.
  • If the committee approves, you’re granted $125k from the soonami ecosystem. At this stage you need to give your startup full-time commitment.


  • After your join Application gets accepted and you proceed to the next step, you'll have to apply for the soonami Venturethon, which is a second process to vet candidates
  • Fill out your form on: https://app.foundance.org/events/soonami-cohort-4
  • The above is necessary for shortlisting
  • It's a 12-15 week process
  • You're supposed to have an idea in the Web3, Ai, or Gaming space and build part of the MVP/basic framework in a 10-day sprint, then improve the product in 8-10 weeks depending on the feedback you receive from us.


Expertise in any of the below:


  • Blockchain Development
  • Decentralized Application (DApp) Development
  • Smart Contract Development
  • Web Development Skills
  • Understanding of Decentralized Finance (DeFi)


  • Game Design and Development
  • Unity or Unreal Engine
  • Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR) Development
  • Multiplayer Game Development
  • Game Art and Animation
  • Game monetization and Economy Design
  • Esports and Streaming


  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Computer Vision
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Chatbot Development
  • AI Ethics and Governance


  • A great platform where your startup finds boost
  • You will get a monthly stipend of $1K/ month/member for a team of two people for three months.
  • A certificate of completion of the EIR program
  • Funding potential available of upto $125k for those who stick around for the 8-15 weeks EIR program and ace the IC (Investment Committee)

Your Team

  • If you have an existing co-founder/team, they can continue to work with you
  • You can also look for a co-founder from the soonami community. We can assist with this process

Ventures we have funded

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