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12th July 2011

Discovery Foundation Market Validation Program In Vancouver

acetech ontarioFrom ACETECH: Are you a the founder of a new technology company wondering how to validate your new product in the market?

The deadline to apply for this program has been extended to Friday July 15th.

Only 20 spots available  –  Apply Online

ACETECH is delivering a go-to-market boot camp for very early stage technology companies.  The program provides a structured process and one-on-one mentoring from an experienced technology CEO to help you get to market faster with less risk.

After successful completion of the Market Validation Program, ACETECH can refer you into the BCIC Mento Program to receive ongoing mentoring.  The BCIC Mentor Program is entirely funded by BCIC and ther is no cost to participate for 12 months.

The program includes:

  • 3 full-day interactive, educational sessions
    • September 20
    • October 18
    • November 15
  • 3 one-on-one mentoring sessions with an experienced technology CEO (one session per month – September to December) – to be scheduled with the mentor.

You leave with:

  • A completed positioning statement and value proposition
  • A strategy to go to market
  • Priorities identified to achieve early adopter customers
  • Training to sell to early adopters
  • Actionable tools and templates
  • Access to contacts and resources

Who’s eligible:

  • Technology company CEO/founders
  • Less than 10 employees
  • Pre-revenue
  • Must have a product or an early working version of the product

Program Cost & Application

The Market Validation Proram is subsidised by Discovery Foundation.  The registration fee for the program is $1795, however,  the Discovery Foundation subsidy will cover $1300 for each company admitted in the program (20 spots available). The cost of the program to the entrepreneur is $495.

The application deadline is July 1, 2011 July 15, 2011.  Your application is not a formal registration for the program.  All applicants will be contacted by ACETECH once the application has been reviewed.

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