Three major components:

Mind to Market connects founder teams to experienced coaches who help develop the foundation of the business and prepare the founders to pitch for pre-seed funding.

  • Rapid Commercialization
  • Pitch
  • Operations
Rapid Commercialization

Upon approval into the program, entrepreneurs are paired with an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) who will lead them through individualized intensive coaching for an average of two weeks. During this time, the entrepreneur is expected to achieve specific outcomes. The success, pivot or fail fast approach significantly reduces the amount of time the entrepreneur will spend validating their business model. This phase is intended to lay the foundation from which the entrepreneur will go on to pitch for funding which will allow them to build their minimum viable product (MVP).

Pitch

Entrepreneurs who successfully complete the first phase of M2M will have the opportunity to pitch their startup to the M2M, LLC investors. Many entrepreneurs can use the award to create a minimum viable product, which is what most seed investors will expect to see before making larger equity investments.

Operations

Mind to Market partners and experts aid entrepreneurs in developing their minimum viable product (MVP) while building sustainable businesses through operational support.

The Rapid Commercialization Program was an ideal one-on-one hyper-focused week. Our coach helped adjust our go-to-market strategy, develop a new elegant pitch deck, and gain some extra financial modeling assistance. Overall, it was a great week to bring a new level of confidence to my business and the vision.

- Brek Goin, Hammr

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If you are an entrepreneur with a scalable solution to an existing problem and are interested in participating in the M2M program, click below to complete an application.

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Learn More About M2M

We have created a series of M2M orientation videos that provide an overview of the program, process, expectations and outcomes. Click on the links below to view each of the brief M2M orientation videos:

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