Michigan's Catalyst Advantage Network (MI-CAN) is seeking applicants for the Spring 2023 program. MI-CAN is an 8-week entrepreneurial cohort with a $5,000 Pitch Prize. The application deadline for the Spring 2023 cohort is April 14, 2023
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The program is designed to help traditionally underserved business owners and entrepreneurs prepare their technology for SBIR/STTR funding.It is currently seeking female entrepreneurs, people of color, or people located in rural and underserved locations.
Participants receive one-on-one assistance, tailored coaching, and customized referrals and mentoring.
Training courses include:
- Entrepreneurial readiness
- Customer discovery
- Value proposition and messaging
- Successfully navigating bias, barriers and bureaucracy
- Early strategic partnerships
- Perfecting your pitch
MI-CAN is specifically, for: