WHAT IS IT?
The Innovation Center’s startup launch program is designed to help new businesses start, grow, and succeed. Center clients going through this program will be given professional mentorship, access to the Innovation Center’s makerspace, and access to scholarship and seed-funding opportunities. In return, we expect clients to actively work on their businesses and make continuous progress with the Innovation Center.
HOW DO I APPLY?
Complete the New Client Intake Form .
WHO WILL HELP ME SUCCEED?
If accepted, you will be assigned an accountability partner through the Innovation Center to help guide you through the startup process. In addition, experts from SUU’s Business Center, the Women’s Business Center of Southern Utah, Southwest Technical College and the Chamber of Commerce are all housed in the Innovation Center building and available for center clients. We also have access to experienced professional mentors from a variety of business fields who are excited to share what they’ve learned and help others find success.
ARE THERE ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES?
Several events will be hosted or promoted through the Innovation Center throughout the year. These will include startup weekends, make-a-thons, pitch competitions, Thinkubator, and others.
WHAT IS THE COMMITMENT?
If accepted, you would need to commit to actively working on your startup and making measurable progress with your accountability partner. In return, we commit to providing you with access to our makerspace facilities, access to an accountability partner and professional mentors, and access to seed-funding and investor opportunities.