Entrepreneurship Essentials: Winning Non-Dilutive SBIR/STTR Awards

Learn how startup founders evaluate and develop competitive applications for Non-Dilutive SBIR/STTR Awards.
Jul 23, 2024, 11:00 am12:00 pm


Event Description

Are you a scientist, researcher, or innovator with a brilliant idea that could revolutionize your field and make an impact in the world? Join us for an informative Entrepreneurship Essentials discussion on Winning Non-Dilutive SBIR/STTR Awards:

Featured speaker:

  • Kirk Macolini, President, Principal Consultant, & Founder of InteliSpark, LLC
    InteliSpark is a hands-on business development consulting firm specializing in securing non-dilutive SBIR & STTR funding for start-ups. InteliSpark was founded to help small companies with truly innovative ideas succeed.

Join us to learn about how America's Seed Fund provides up to $2 M non-dilutive funding in Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (SBIR/STTR) awards to kickstart technology-enabled startups with non-dilutive funding to overcome high-risk/high-rewards stakes. Multiple federal agencies offer SBIR/STTR awards and knowing which one to apply to can make all the difference!

Don't miss the chance to learn from our seasoned experts how to turn your startup idea into a thriving business venture! Register now to secure your spot.

Entrepreneurship Essentials is an educational series of virtual discussions offered to alums and current NSF I-Corps teams to complement the cohort program. It is also open to deep tech entrepreneurs and innovators in the region who are interested in creating technology-based startups. The webinars highlight important topics surrounding early stage ventures. Each webinar will feature an expert who presents a 30-minute talk followed by a 30-minute Q&A from the audience.

Next Steps: Individuals or teams looking to get started with I-Corps can register to attend a half-day Novus I-Corps Program on your local campus or apply for an upcoming 4-week Propelus I-Corps Program. Teams of 2+ with an innovation can apply for a Propelus I-Corps Program at https://icorpsnortheasthub.org/. Check the Events Page for upcoming programs and events.