Start Up Intensive Starts April 10th - New Scholarship Opportunities Available

“It’s a business bootcamp and condensed MBA program combined with extensive personal leadership development, and its entirely focused on each participant’s business idea and growth as a CEO.”

Start-Up Intensive is a program of Central Wyoming College (CWC) and Silicon Couloir. It is at 10-week boot camp in Jackson, WY. The course runs from April 10 through June 14, 2108. 12-14 participants will dedicate three full days per week to class time in addition to working through their ideas after class hours. The class ends with participants presenting their businesses to a panel of experienced advisors. Once the class time program concludes, participants have ten hours of follow up consulting time with a panel of experts to use as they move forward.   

Creative Entrepreneur Scholarship - SeeJacksonHole

 Calling all creative professionals - marketers, filmmakers, coders, writers, social media experts - SeeJacksonHole (SeeJH.com), a Jackson, WY based web publishing company, is offering a $2500 scholarship to the spring Start Up Intensive as well as a paid side project to the right candidate. Candidates must be based in the greater Teton region. To be considered, please submit a one page letter to startup@siliconcouloir.com by February 15. In the letter, please highlight your skills in one of the above-mentioned areas as well as what you’d like to get out of the 10 week Start Up Intensive.  

Nonprofit Scholarships - Community Foundation of Jackson Hole & Community Foundation of Teton Valley

Central Wyoming College has partnered with CFJH and CFTV to offer a match scholarship program for two local nonprofits in Jackson (each a $2000 scholarship), and one local nonprofit in Teton County Idaho (one $2000 scholarship). Email startup@siliconcouloir.com for additional information. 

Sublette County Entrepreneur Scholarship

In Sublette County, to kick-off an initiative to broaden the program regionally, JJ Healy, former Silicon Couloir Trustee and owner of the Double J Ranch in Daniel, will offer a 50% scholarship for one individual from Sublette county to attend the program. Email startup@siliconcouloir.com for additional information. 

Outdoor Industry Entrepreneur Scholarship - Garage Grown Gear

This scholarship is sponsored by Garage Grown Gear and its Founder, Amy Hatch (who is also a Start Up Intensive Alumni). It is a $1000 scholarship for a current or prospective outdoor industry entrepreneur. Housing is available for the 10-week program as well. Applications are due by February 7th, and you can learn more at Garage Grown Gear Scholarship. 


Enrollment is limited. Workforce Training Grants and additional financial assistance may be available to those who qualify.  Go to www.siliconcouloir.com/startup for more details and to apply. 

Call Liza Millet for additional information at 917-864-9395 or email startup@siliconcouloir.com

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