NSF I-Corps: Spring 2018 Schedule

We have a number cohorts each year.  Our next cohort will be #9, and future cohorts are listed below. Plan ahead and contact us to get your questions answered and submit an application. 

Cohort #9, Spring 2018

  • Application Deadline: February 14, 2018, 5:00 PM
  • Selected teams notified: February 19, 2018
  • Cohort course schedule, 3:30 - 5:00 PM on the following dates:
    • Wednesday, 2/28/18: Welcome and Intro; Budget Overview; Intro to Business Model Canvas; Customer Discovery.
    • Wednesday, 3/7/18: Customer Segments
    • Wednesday, 3/14/18: Value Proposition
    • Wednesday, 3/21/18: Distribution Channels and Revenue Streams
    • Wednesday, 3/28/18: Customer Relationships: Get/Keep/Grow; Pitch Prep
    • Wednesday, 4/4/18: Pitches (3-minute presentations; 2 minutes for questions)
  • Travel MUST happen between February 28 and April 25, 2018. 
  • Go/No-go decisions due by April 25, 2018. 

Future Cohorts

Cohort  Applications Due Start Date

Final Class 

Extra Pitch Date Travel Completion Deadline
#10 May 2, 2018 May 16, 2018 June 20, 2018 July 11, 2018  July 18, 2018
#11 July 25, 2018 August 1, 2018 September 5, 2018 September 19, 2018 October 3, 2018
#12 October 10, 2018 October 24, 2018 November 28, 2018 December 12, 2018 December 26, 2018