I-Start Seed Funding Program
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.
Apply to the I-Start Program
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.