Delaware Startup Launchpad Team Application 

This application is to be used to apply to the Delaware Founders Initiative Delaware Startup Launchpad Program, which is co-produced by Horn Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware and the Delaware Small Business Development Center.

Project teams must consist of at least two team members. Applications may also include a mentor. The mentor will typically be an experienced or emerging entrepreneur who serves as a third party resource. The role of the mentor will be to guide the team forward and track progress. Teams choosing to apply without a mentor will be assigned one for the duration of the training program.

Team Information

Team Lead Information
The team lead will be the primary point of contact and will be responsible for customer discovery efforts, arranging mentor meetings, and presenting progress during the Delaware Startup Launchpad program.

Additional Team Member Information
Please provide contact information for any additional team members who will be actively participating in Delaware Startup Launchpad with the Team Lead. 

Mentor Information - Experienced or Emerging Entrepreneur
Teams may apply without a designated mentor. In such cases, Delaware Founders Initiative will assign one for the duration of the training program.

Team Background

Description of the Concept

Commercial Potential
The questions below are intended to serve as a baseline for the project. You are not expected to know specifically how the concept will be used or the focus of the business. We merely want to understand your initial ideas about potential.

Participation in Delaware Startup Launchpad

Program Fee
Teams selected for participation must pay a $395 fee (per team). Scholarships are available for teams who express a financial need and acceptance decisions will not be based on expressed financial need. 

Workshop Availability
Each accepted team is expected to complete customer discover research, which can include traveling, within reason, to meet with potential customers or experts, as well as attend each workshop session. Please verify the sessions that at least the Team Lead will be able to attend. Sessions will be held in person in Wilmington, DE.
Session 1 3/25/19, 5:30-8:30pm Session 2   3/28/19, 5:30-8:30pm Session 3     4/15/19, 5:30-8:30pm Session 4   4/29/19, 5:30-8:30pm
By submitting this application you are confirming that all team members agree to make every reasonable effort to attend all training sessions associated with the program and complete deliverables and required surveys in a timely manner.