The I-Start Seed Funding Program benefits University of Illinois-affiliated entrepreneurs with strong potential for technology commercialization through new company formation.
I-Start awardees have access to a suite of professional services including business development, legal setup, SBIR applications, bookkeeping, and marketing/branding assistance.
EnterpriseWorks maintains a list of professional service providers and pricing for I-Start clients.
I-Start award recipients are required to become tenants of the EnterpriseWorks incubator.
Through the program, EnterpriseWorks competitively awards companies 80% of the cost of the services. Funding and resources are available for one year. Lastly, services are expected to be completed within the budget allocations for each category.
If your firm wishes to provide services for I-Start, please submit a one-page scope of services on any of the packages listed on the table, including prices and contact information on company letterhead, to [email protected].
I-Start provides university-affiliated startups with access to professional services.