NSF I-Corps: Summer 2016 Schedule

We have three cohorts a year, one each spring, summer and fall. The spring 2017 schedule is below. 

 

Upcoming COHORT    

March 29, 2017, 5:00 PM

Cohort 6 Application deadline
March 30, 2017 Cohort 6 Selected teams notified.
April 3-19, 2017 Cohort 6

3-week course session (courses on Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 - 5:00 PM) and customer discovery.

Travel MUST happen between April 3 and June 5, 2017. 

Go/No-go decisions due by June 5. 


Session schedule:

  • Monday, 4/3/17: Welcome and Intro; Budget Overview; Intro to Business Model Canvas; Customer Discovery.
  • Wednesday, 4/5/17: Customer Segments
  • Monday, 4/10/17: Value Proposition
  • Wednesday, 4/12/17: Distribution Channels and Revenue Streams
  • Monday, 4/17/17: Customer Relationships: Get/Keep/Grow; Pitch Prep
  • Wednesday, 4/19/17: Pitches (3-minute presentations; 2 minutes for questions)
FUTURE COHORTS    
July 10-26, 2017 Cohort 7

Course session.

Travel happens between July 10 and September 11, 2017.

Go/No-go decisions due September 11.

September 11-27, 2017 Cohort 8

Course session.

Travel happens between September 11 and November 13, 2017.

Go/No-go decisions due November 13.

November 13-29, 2017 Cohort 9

Course session.

Travel happens between November 13 and January 29, 2018.

Go/No-go decisions due January 29.