Starter Stud.io Build Stage Accelerator Application
The survey will take approximately 9 minutes to complete. APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 29, 2021 We look forward to your application! Please answer every question. We use your responses to evaluate your for-profit tech/tech-enabled company fit and readiness for this program. Finalists will be interviewed the weeks of July 29th and August 5th and with notification of acceptance into the program soon after. The cohort starts in early-mid May 2022, and will be entirely virtual. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION In the Build Stage, you will learn how to build, sustain, and grow your business through customer acquisition rather than reliance on outside capital. This bootstrapping approach is increasingly overlooked as a means of success, but the most important source of validation and capital along a continuum of growth. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: Business infrastructure (accounting, finance, legal, HR, insurance), Operational planning and scaling, Go-to-market strategy, Perfecting your customer pitch, Establishing a killer company culture, Sales management, Key performance indicators (KPIs), Funding options and sources, AND MORE! PROGRAM START: Week of Jun 3, 2021 PROGRAM END: Week of Sep, 2021 PROGRAM COST: $650.00 (payment plan available) TIME AND PARTICIPATION COMMITMENT: This is a 12-week fully virtual program, comprising two, 2-hour long sessions per week, during business hours. Founder attendance is mandatory. Be prepared with a great Internet connection so that you can fully participate with camera on for this interactive-style program. Founders will be expected to dedicate time outside of class for weekly field assignments and coaching sessions, and to make significant progress in their business throughout the program. If you have any questions about the application or the program, please E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.