406 Labs hosts a business incubator that helps new and startup ventures innovate and grow.
The 10-week incubator is designed to help those who have developed business concepts or conducted research into a potential new business to create solid business plans and identify the steps they need to take to test and clarify their thinking about markets, customers, strategy, financials, etc.
Program Participant Eligibility
The participants in this program will be business-plan stage teams (e.g. not likely to have launched a formal business yet) who are:
- A student, faculty, or alumni of MSU, or a Montana resident thinking about or in the early stages of launching a business in Montana.
- Companies that may have received grant funding, but have not yet accepted any investment capital other than from family and friends for this business.
- Committed to allocating 10+ hours per week for 10 weeks to progressing a business plan, including 2 hours per week participating actively in online training modules with the other teams in this program, and 1 hour per week working with an assigned mentor.
- Committed to developing/refining a written business plan to present at the completion of the program.
Our next cohort starts March 1, 2022.
The deadline to apply is February 19 and ventures accepted into the cohort will be notified by February 24.
Stay tuned for the online application.