LAUNCH! Application

The LAUNCH! Pre-Accelerator Program is a cohort-based series designed to inspire and guide anyone interested in developing a validated business model for the sole purpose of discovering the path to a product/service market fit. It is designed to support and meet the needs of all those who have the desire to start a business but are not sure where to begin.

Over the course of 4 sessions, this series teaches the fundamentals of entrepreneurship by exposing people to know and evaluate if they have the necessary characteristics to become entrepreneurs.

Key Dates
  • Application Opens: Jun 17, 2022
  • Application Closed: Jul 7, 2022
  • Cohort Announced: Jul 14, 2022
  • Sessions: Jul 21, 2022 - Aug 11, 2022
       Virtual Sessions: Thursdays Jul 21, Jul 28, + Aug 4 9am - 11am
       In Person Workshop: Aug 11 9am-12pm (Roxbury Innovation Center)
Program Provides
  • 4 Sessions
  • Expert Facilitator
  • Access to mentorship + expert advisory
  • Participant "workbook" resource guide
  • Graduates* are fast-tracked to Module 2 (must attend 3 of 4 sessions)
*At this time, entrepreneurship navigation is reserved for Rhode Island and Greater Boston-based entrepreneurs, innovators, and small business owners only. Sessions 1-3 are virtual/hybrid and session 4 is mandatory in-person. 

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