The Startup Leadership Program (SLP) trains its Fellows to become the next generation of founders, leaders and innovators. SLP teaches practical skills to Entrepreneurs by engaging startup veterans. It is complementary to University curricula and many leading incubators and accelerators. Our Fellows have been accepted into Techstars, DreamIT and Excelerate and have founded various disruptive startups such as SideTour, Shareaholic, Solar Junction, Ubersense, Savored, Voicetap.
Learn entrepreneurial skills through immersion in the startup community. Our faculty is a mix of Entrepreneurs, VCs and Specialists, as well as our Fellows. The program runs for 6-months (September through March) including 60 hours of interactive coursework, some minor home prep, and 20 hours of giving back. Classes are held twice a month in the evening and there are three all-day Saturday workshops. The format is primarily Socratic discussions and panels led by active participants of the industry. We focus on what is important for the entrepreneur, from cultivating your idea, to building your company, to raising capital, to making an exit. After graduation, the learning continues with industry focused groups, networking events, and global calls with accomplished Fellows and executive partners helping us stay connected.
Join the Startup Ecosystem while making lasting friendships. Become part of an incredibly accomplished global network of peers and mentors who will answer your questions, provide you with access to investors, and help you along the way in every way possible. You will meet 500 equally amazing people like yourself at SLP. You'll find co-founders, business partners, experts, advisers and investors here. The SLP community serves as a supportive foundation for entrepreneurs to develop their idea, find capital, and grow their company.
The Application Process
SLP is open to innovators of all industries. Our 2012 alumni have developed businesses in Media, Biotech, Genetics, FinTech, Green Energy, Human Capital, to name a few! We look for passion, humility, and curiosity.
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