Cohort Overview

WinterThe classic Lean Launchpad learning goals with some modern updates. Teams can apply with their own ideas or a list of ideas selected by VCs.
‍Taught by Jeff Epstein (VC at Bessemer), Mar Hershenson (VC at Pear), Tom Bedecarre (CEO of AKQA) & George John (VC at Khosla Ventures). 

SpringThe classic Lean Launchpad curriculum identical to the NSF and NIH I-Corps program. Preference is given to teams working on technology-driven products (hardware, ai, software, material science, medical, life sciences, chemical, ….) Priority is given to teams who apply with their own ideas. Or teams can select an idea from a list provided by teaching team. Students not accepted to the Winter cohort will be automatically considered for the Spring cohort.
Taught by Steve Blank, Steve Weinstein (Co-Founder of Kinetrope, CEO of MovieLabs), Heidi Roizen (VC at Threshold Ventures), Tom Bedecarre (CEO of AKQA) and Jennifer Carolan (Co-Founder of Reach Capital).