Two Memphis organizations launch virtual pre-acceleration program

Two Memphis-based organizations – Zeroto510 and Epicenter – have joined forces to launch “The Innovation Lab,” a virtual pre-acceleration program with a curriculum designed to guide people with idea stage business concepts through the rigorous process of developing an effective business plan.

In its announcement, the organizers wrote: “Ideal candidates for the Innovation Lab are first time founders who are in the idea stage of pursuing a business. These founders haven’t validated their concept, identified customers, completed product design, or secured fundraising. Founders who have participated in an accelerator or are further along in developing their business and founders with startup experience may find this program less helpful.”

The application deadline is today. The program runs June 28 through July 29.

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