NSF I-Corps: Spring 2017 Schedule

We have three cohorts a year, one each spring, summer and fall.  

Cohort #7, Summer 2017

  • Application Deadline: June 30, 2017, 5:00 PM
  • Selected teams notified: July 3, 2017
  • Course schedule for July 12-31, 2017, 3:30 - 5:00 PM on these dates:
    • Wednesday, 7/12/17: Welcome and Intro; Budget Overview; Intro to Business Model Canvas; Customer Discovery.
    • Monday, 7/17/17: Customer Segments
    • Wednesday, 7/19/17: Value Proposition
    • Monday, 7/24/17: Distribution Channels and Revenue Streams
    • Wednesday, 7/26/17: Customer Relationships: Get/Keep/Grow; Pitch Prep
    • Monday, 7/31/17: Pitches (3-minute presentations; 2 minutes for questions)
  • Travel MUST happen between July 12 and September 11, 2017. 
  • Go/No-go decisions due by September 11, 2017. 

Future Cohorts

Cohort  Applications Due Start Date

Final Class 

Extra Pitch Date Travel Completion Deadline
#8 September 29, 2017 October 11, 2017

November 15, 2017

November 29, 2017 December 13, 2017
#9 February 14, 2018 February 28, 2018 April 4, 2018 April 18, 2018 April 25, 2018
#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