If you need entrepreneurial training in the state of Iowa - you've come to the right place. Master the startup process with our premier statewide Venture School, an innovative training program focused on real-world experimentation, customer discovery, and Lean LaunchPad methodologies. This program uses the official National Science Foundation I-Corps curriculum to help high-potential startups turn their ideas into reality.
Who is a good candidate?
Usually falls into three categories:
- Pre-launch/pre-revenue: an early stage entrepreneur with a concept that is yet to be built or tested
- Early stage: product is built and company has launched but is not meeting revenue goals
- Existing small business: business is launched and operating but looking at a new opportunity. This could be product, channel, place, customer segment, etc
When does the program begin: Tuesday, Feb 18 and runs for 7 weeks, skipping March 17 for spring break. Sessions meet from 5:30PM – 9:00PM at Gravitate downtown Des Moines.
Fees: $299 per applicant, includes one team member. Each additional team member is $99, not to exceed $500 per team.
What is included in the fee: curriculum, instruction, mentoring, materials, food and facility.
Deadline to apply: January 31, 2020
How to find out more: Visit www.Venture-school.com or attend one of two informational sessions:
January 28, 12PM, Gravitate Valley Junction
January 28, 5PM, Gravitate downtown Des Moines