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SBIR Overview: How to Leverage America’s Seed Fund
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 amFree
Fundraising can be extremely challenging in the current pandemic environment. The SBIR program is the nation’s largest source of early stage/high risk funding for start-ups and small businesses.
The highly competitive SBIR program encourages domestic small businesses to engage in federal research and research development (R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. SBIR enables small businesses to explore technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization
Join us and learn how to fund your innovation-based startup using non-dilutive seed capital provided by the federal government.
Topics include: • The startup capital landscape • SBIR/STTR program goals • Identification of participating agencies • The differences between SBIR’s and STTR’s • Identification of the three-phase process • Arizona Fast Grant Initiatives • Availability of community resources that can assist
Lou Farina, SBDC | Bob Mucci, APEX Accelerators | Kyle Hohmann, Arizona Commerce Authority