Commercialization Academy Rome, NY Apply

The Commercialization Academy will kickoff in the fall of 2015 with 8 new teams. The Academy takes promising  entrepreneurs and pairs them with new federal laboratory IP. The Academy is a long term program that give individuals the ability to build a startup around a piece of DoD IP. These pieces of IP are selected from the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, NY.

Curriculum / Details

Each team gets indvdual mentorship and incubation by the Wasabi Ventures Team. 

Session 1: Overview of the Startup Life Cycle         Session 7: Idea Brainstorming

Session 2: Startup Finance 101                                 Session 8: Creating an Effective Pitch Deck

Session 3: Effective Startup Due Diligence     Session 9: Communicating with Advisors and Investors

Session 4: Becoming an Authority in an Industry   Session 10: Working with an Engineering Team

Session 5: Analyzing a Competitive Landscape      Session 11: My Career and the Startup World

Session 6: The 5 Red Flags of Startups