SCAPE Now Accepting Start-up Business Proposals

SCAPE, a business incubator for Southwest Colorado located in Durango, is accepting applications for its 2018 session.

Do you have a new business idea? Does your established business need help growing to the next level? Do you need office space, mentoring, and equity funding?

The Application for the 2018 session of SCAPE will be open from September 1 to December 31, 2017 at midnight. We will be accepting companies for acceleration with an equity investment or revenue sharing, and also working with companies seeking to be incubated and pay for the curriculum and co-working space.

Click here to apply.

SCAPE’s mission is to help launch and propel local job producing businesses as far forward as possible. All companies accepted into the 2018 class will be eligible for small investments to go towards tangibles to help develop the business. SCAPE is positioned to have $200,000 to invest in the most promising startups that come out of the 2018 SCAPE program.

View the SCAPE Curriculum here to learn more about the program.

SCAPE is a flexible program with 4-8 scheduled hours of curriculum and mentoring sessions a week. The rest of the time is on your own to grow your business. If you live in Cortez, Pagosa, Bayfield, Ignacio, Silverton etc, we try and make an accommodating schedule.

The first step in applying for the program is to fill out the submission form below. Submissions are due by midnight on December 31, 2017. We suggest that you have a long look at it – maybe print it out. Think about your answers, and come back to fill it out.

Once you submit your form, you will be contacted to submit a short (3-5 minute) video. The video is your chance to show who you are, talk about your startup, and convey the passion that you have for making your dream a reality. This video is due December 31st as well, so please plan accordingly.

Many of you will be contacted for a face-to-face meeting with members of the selection team. We are contacting companies for more info as soon as we get applications – so apply today for the most review time possible!

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