Benefits of the I-Corps Program

Teams may apply to the DC I-Corps Accelerator at any time.  Applications will be reviewed monthly by DC I-Corps instructors and mentors.  Teams will be accepted based on the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have successfully completed the DC I-Corps 5-week customer discovery program

  • Teams must have completed the 5-week program with a “go” decision

  • Teams must have a minimum viable product (MVP) or demonstrate significant progress towards a MVP

  • Teams must either be incorporated, or have demonstrated a significant effort towards incorporating, launching a venture, pursuing early revenue and/or funding

  • Eligibility is contingent on the Accelerator’s ability to assemble a team of mentors to provide expertise and guidance based based on the venture’s needs and direction