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Church & State Incubator 2nd Cohort | BEGINS MAY 1st

Tue, May 01
6:00pm - 8:00pm


At Church & State, We Aspire to Inspire. As part of our Mission, we strive to build a community that possesses all the essential elements to breed innovation, perseverance, and a culture that values the power of the intellect. There is no better investment than a solid education. If executed well, education is like gold, it renders a strong yield. Church & State Incubator integrates our amazing network of mentors and industry experts to assist in the development of individuals and teams to convert their vision into a successful venture.

Church & State Academy is an incubator broken into 3 PHASES: 12Wk Academic Bootcamp, Pitch Competition, 6-Month Incubator to Scale.

3-Month academic bootcamp providing a foundational understanding of running a business

Evening lectures, online discussion boards, and weekend labs for application

Networking & team building events bring participants together

Participants earn a certificate of completion & lifetime access to the mentor and incubator network

All current participants and alumni may compete; seek to create the strongest possible teams

Incubator leaders, corporate sponsors, and local venture capitalist will chair the pitch panel

The incubator to scale phase provides support and growth of new  businesses through direct mentorship, guidance, capital, consulting, and opportunities to secure investment

6-month incubation targeting new venture design, development, and deployment

Goal of launching 5 business teams per incubation cycle, with 10 additional business as offshoots of the alumni and incubator network

Teams have access to program leadership, sponsors, advisory board, and other partner mentors

Direct investment exploration (Time, Resources, VC, Angel, Loans, Grants etc.)


• 2 Hr Lectures: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8 PM (All times in MT)

• 4 Hr Lab: Biweekly, Alternating Saturdays, 10-2 PM (Required)

• 4 Hr Open Office Hours: Biweekly, Alternating Saturdays, 10-2 PM (Optional)


• $1,500 ($50 registration)

• Scholarships given to Women, Underrepresented Minority Groups, and Veterans. Contact us for scholarship opportunities. 

• Veterans will be eligible to receive a $500 discount.

• We have a limited number of spots. Once filled, we will form a waiting list.


Shawn Spainhour | Academy Director and Partner at HyperGrowthCEO
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Below is the curriculum overview of the skills our participants will learn in our 3-Month Entrepreneur Academy Bootcamp:

Vetreprenurship Curriculum

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