Pear Dorm

Partnering with students to build the next wave of category-defining companies.

What makes Pear Dorm unique?

Pear has a long history of partnering with students. Our team works hand in hand with both undergraduate and graduate students to accelerate their growth as future builders, investors, and founders.

We prepare students to build extraordinary companies. Our student programs aim to empower you with the knowledge and network to supercharge your growth.

Pear Competition

Receive $100K to launch your startup

No idea is too early. Apply and receive actionable feedback alongside the opportunity to win $100K and work closely with the Pear team.

When: Applications open now.

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Pear Garage

Currently at Stanford and Harvard

Pear Garage is a community for the 25 top entrepreneurial engineering students from Stanford and Harvard who are eager to build solutions to solve meaningful problems alongside world-class peers.

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Pear Fellows

Currently at Stanford, Harvard, Penn, Berkeley and MIT.

Apprenticeship for students in early-stage venture capital. Pear Fellows work directly with Pear’s Investment Partners to learn how we find, pick, and help the best founders.

Our next cohort kicks off Fall 2023

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Mar Testimonial

We’re building the program I wish I had as a student founder, building my first company.

Mar Hershenson, Pear Founding Managing Partner