I-Corps South Super Regional Spring 2022 Cohort – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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28marAll DayI-Corps South Super Regional Spring 2022 Cohort - University of Tennessee at ChattanoogaApply for the newest I Corps cohort today!

Event Details

March 28, and April 20, 2022

LOCATION:

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Mapp Building, 2nd Floor, 410 E. 8th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403.

I-Corps is a program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) that equips researchers and entrepreneurs with the tools to validate the value proposition of their ideas from the perspective of potential customers. The workshop is a hands-on introduction to the process of Customer Discovery designed to give the entrepreneur insight into how future customers will respond to products that are developed by the new venture. The workshop series runs over four weeks during which are 3 workshops along with 20 customer interviews.

I-Corps South Regional Cohort Schedule

  • March 28 – Kick-off, Customer Discovery, Business Thesis, Interview Techniques March 29 – April 12     Customer Interviews, 30 min office hour call

  • April 13 – Workshop #2 – Business Models – ONLINE ONLY April 14 – April 19        Customer Interviews, 30 min office hour call

  • April 20 – Workshop #3 – Lessons Learned, What’s Next

Benefits and Outcomes

  • A new perspective into how buying decisions are made by prospective customers
  • Hands-on learning in how to conduct a fruitful customer interview
  • Access to expertise from University of Tennessee Knoxville, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, I-Corps South and Ga Tech Venture Lab
  • Recommendation for application to I-Corps National Cohort: $50,000 grant for 100 customer interviews
  • Substantially increased potential for SBIR Grant awards More Information:        https://haslam.utk.edu/icorps

To Apply: Email scarson2@utk.edu

Contact: Shawn Carson, 865-773-8974

Time

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