On Friday, Inner Geek announced that they will be starting Inner Geek Studios, a 12 week incubator program for entrepreneurs, app developers and designers that will be held between June and August of this year. Teams of 3-5 will create mobile applications and transform them into businesses. While in Studios, they will come up with an app idea to validate, build, and begin selling all in the 3 month timeframe.
Always having a passion for startups and helping them succeed, CEO of Inner Geek, Colton Hathaway, believes that this is a great way for local talent to experience ﬁrst hand what the startup world is all about. “Building a business is hard and most people don’t know where to turn to for help,” Hathaway explains. “We wanted to change this by pointing them in the right Inner Geek Studios is free. Candidates will be supplied with ofﬁce space along with personalized mentorship that is catered to their individual needs, weekly seminars to provide teams with essential resources and knowledge, exclusive access to Inner Geek events, and the opportunity for seed investment at the end of the program.
The program will be structured into 3 phases, each phase lasting approximately 1 month. Candidates will begin by forming an app idea and validating it through market research in phase 1, build out an MVP (minimal viable product) during phase 2, and will ﬁnish the program by future-prooﬁng their business along with marketing, selling and reﬁning their product in phase 3.
For more information, or to apply, please visit our Inner Geek Studios page on our website: studios.innergeek.co. Applications open today and will close Monday, May 19, 2014 at 5pm est. Inner Geek invites both teams and individual applicants to apply.