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Church & State Academy 2nd Cohort | BEGINS JULY 10th

Tue, July 10
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. 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 2 PHASES: A 5 Week Academic Bootcamp, and 20 Week Incubator to Scale.

Phase 1 | 5 Week Academic Bootcamp

Begins July 10th

-Evening lectures held once a week for 2 hours (Tuesdays 6-8pm MT)

This includes:

o Online discussion boards and advising hours

Networking & team building events to bring participants together

o A certificate of completion & lifetime access to the mentor and incubator network

o Pitch competition judged by incubator leaders, corporate sponsors, and local venture capitalists


Phase 2 | 20 Week Incubator to Scale (Available to participants who win the pitch competition)

Begins September 11th

-provides support and growth of new businesses through direct mentorship, guidance, capital, consulting, and opportunities to secure investment

This Includes:

Help with new venture design, development, and deployment

o Co-working space and Church & State Membership

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

o Access to program leadership, sponsors, advisory board, and other partner mentors

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


Phase 1: $500 ($10 registration fee)

Phase 2: $2500

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

• Veterans will be eligible to receive free tuition

• 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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