Dreamit’s Rising Founder Program
Just launched to provide college entrepreneurs and founders the Dreamit Dose: short, digestible ~5-minute founder insight videos with actionable tips based on common mistakes the Dreamit team sees founders make every day. A good example is below. This is a completely free program and by signing up, Dreamit will notify you once a month with exclusive fresh videos. To join, sign up directly.
Venture Well’s E-Team program supports multidisciplinary student-led teams who are aiming to bring their innovation out of the lab and into the market. Up to 25k in non-dilutive E-Team grants is available for early-stage student science and tech startups who are on the path to launching innovations with a social, health, or environmental impact. Teams also gain sponsored entry into the Pioneer workshop, part of the Early-Stage Innovator Training Program, designed to build their confidence and entrepreneurial skills as they explore essential topics like customer discovery, intellectual property, and business model validation E-Team Program Officer David D’Angelo offers great tips to help teams submit a competitive proposal! Details on how to apply are here. October 7 deadline
Newark Venture Partner Labs is still accepting applications. They are looking for digital technologies startup companies with some sales and an opportunity to scale. For details visit their website: newark.vc (https://www.newarkventurepartners.com/) and specifically for the NVP labs (https://www.newarkventurepartners.com/labs). They are based in Newark in the Audible building and have coworking space available.
YCombinator (YC) Startup School – Learn how to start a startup with YC’s free 8-week online course. Website includes lots of free videos and information.
Rutgers MBA Team Consulting Program – School of Business Newark & New Brunswick – The program brings the knowledge and experience of MBA and undergraduate business students, under the guidance of an instructor in the Entrepreneurship Team Consulting Class, to bear on a need identified by a client. The client receives a detailed report of insightful analysis and valuable recommendations To date, Rutgers students have completed consulting projects for business firms, not-for-profits, and government agencies. The Rutgers Team Consulting Program offers a quality service at a nominal fee.