Catalyst Springboard

Catalyst Springboard

Leveraging the ‘been there, done that’ experience of Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIRs) and mentors, Springboard surrounds you with a network of critical friends who stress-test your product idea and business model, increasing your company’s resilience and accelerating your path to success.

Who should apply for Springboard?

The programme is suited to those who have developed/developing a product/solution and are engaging with customers. We want to help you win more customers and/or raise investment.

What to expect

  • APPLY – The programme is evergreen so apply at anytime
  • CALL – Once the application has been submitted, the Springboard team will be in touch to understand a bit more about your business and the support you require
  • INTAKE PANEL – This decides whether Springboard is suitable or not for your company
  • KICK-OFF MEETING – After assigning EIRs to your company, as a team we will agree on the gaps in your business that need the most focus and what success will look like at the end of the programme
  • WORK WITH EIRS AND MENTORS – You will work with your EIRs, diving into areas like your go-to-market strategy, unit economics and pitching. We will also link you with other mentors to support you where other obstacles are in your way
  • PITCH TO SPECIALISED PANELS – A chance to hone your story, you will pitch to domain experts, customers and investors and receive feedback on areas of improvement
  • JOIN CATALYST COMMUNITY – We want to support you as you continue to grow

Eligibility requirements

The programme is sector-agnostic and is open to entrepreneurs who are passionate, ambitious and coachable.

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