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Spring 2022 I-Corps

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: January 14, 2022

Program Benefits

-Learn key skills to take your ideas to market

-Prepare for business plan competitions and other funding applications (National I-Corps Teams grant, SBIR/STTR grants, etc.)

-Meet experienced mentors and other teams

-Have the chance to receive $5,000 to perform customer discovery and stakeholder interviews using the skills you learn in the program

Program Expectations

This intensive training program runs 8 sessions over 11 weeks and teams are expected to spend several hours each week working on their project. The format is on-line and includes real-time training sessions, networking and feedback sessions, and a final pitch event.

Program Impact

The LEAN Startup process has enabled universities all over the USA to launch fast-track startups by engaging innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs to transform their ideas into successful business products.

Questions? Please contact Tiffany Reiss at tiffany.reiss@wsu.edu

We look forward to having you join us!

Other Benefits

  • Independent evaluation of your business idea, intellectual property considerations, and mentors from industry to advise your team.
  • Mentorship and business/technology insight from relevant industry-affiliated partners and alumni.
  • Funding (up to $2000) to meet with potential customers for testing of your business ideas.
  • Connections to potential customers, industry representatives, venture capital groups, and small business consulting firms.
  • Follow-up incorporation and investment support for teams whose projects result in a viable business opportunity.