Kick

We are currently accepting applications for Kick cohort 2!

Kick is a seven-week program designed to take your business from the idea stage to a started startup. Participants spend two full days per week with Spring mentors and advisors, organizing, planning, and validating their ideas. A blend of workshops, lectures, fireside chats, and co-working decrease a startup’s time to market and increase an entrepreneur’s probability of success.

Entrepreneurial education and training, based on The Next Step: Guiding you from idea to startup, by Michael “Luni” Libes, including ideas from:

  • The Lean Startup, by Eric Reis
  • The Startup Owners Manual, by Steve Blank
  • Business Model Generation, by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur
  • Purple Cow, by Seth Godin
  • Evil Plans, by Hugh MacCleod

Kick is open to all varieties of entrepreneurs. It is the first truly global startup incubator, with programming offered in fifteen cities around the world:

  • Vancouver, British Columbia (that’s us!)
  • Victoria, British Columbia
  • Athens, Greece
  • Kisumu, Kenya
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Boulder, Colorado
  • New York City, New York
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Sacramento, California
  • San Francisco, California
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Washington, DC

Upcoming Cohort:

  • Starting Tuesday September 16
  • Full day in-class sessions every Tuesday and Thursday
  • Entire program duration is 7 weeks, with a reading break during the week of October 14
  • $1200 tuition may be crowdfunded during the duration of the curriculum (optional but encouraged! Ask us for details.)

Applications are now open. Click here to apply. To learn more about Kick, please contact our director of education & training, Raema Quam: raema@spring.is
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