We are now accepting applications for the “Introduction to I-Corps @ VT” workshop in the Blacksburg, VA area, which runs from March 1st – April 5th, 2017.

Preference will be given to teams with two or more members – an Entrepreneurial Lead (EL) and a Principal Investigator (PI). An Industry Mentor (IM) is recommended but not required.

For program information, click here.

For program dates, click here.

Please complete the application below to apply. For questions, please email janetcn@vt.edu

Please note a successful submission will return a confirmation message on this page.


This will be the spokesperson for the team. This person must attend all short course meetings.
The PI must attend all short course meetings. Having a PI is required in order to qualify for the national I-Corps program.
The Mentor will typically be an experienced entrepreneur or business executive. The mentor is a third-party resource, helping to guide the team forward. A team Mentor is required to qualify for the national I-Corps program. Mentors are not required for this short course, but are encouraged to attend.


Please give a brief biography of each of the team members.
Please include your graduate student or PostDoc status or your position in the company
Please include any information regarding your entrepreneurial, start-up or consulting experience


Please note that every team member must commit to attending every planned session of the program. Team members are further required to spend approximately 15-20 hours per week, for the duration of the program, on customer discovery and exercises outside of class. Please acknowledge these requirements by checking the "Program Participation" box below.