The Venture Catalyst program is a free 6-week training and mentorship program that supports early-stage tech entrepreneurs in testing their start-up ideas and bringing a proof-of-concept to life. Program participants gain access to interactive online workshops, expert mentorship, peer support, and start-up resources to transform their ideas into a successful business
What to expect
The program will help refine and validate your concept through interactive virtual training and curated mentorship. You will engage with industry experts to gain foundational knowledge in building and growing a technology startup, and join a network of like-minded individuals to discuss business challenges in a peer-to-peer format.
Upon completion of the 6-week cohort, select companies may have the opportunity to join the YSpace Virtual Membership Program for continued growth through our support system.
Founders gain exclusive access to curated leadership content, personal growth accountability, and peer-to-peer support through their incubation period.
Gain practical knowledge on customer development and go-to-market strategies to launch your product.
Actively work towards the launch of your tech venture. Our programs are goal driven, using proven frameworks that put founders in the driver seat while we help them reach their end destination.
Fall Cohort Applications Launch in September
Programming runs between November – December
Winter Cohort Applications Launch in January
Programming runs between March – April
Companies apply online via the application form linked below.
If you have any questions about the application process, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If chosen, applicants will be contacted by the YSpace team to schedule a video call meeting.
An initial meeting will be set up to review the business as well as the current status of the company. This opportunity will also be used to understand the leadership team and concept viability better.
Accepted companies will be invited to join the cohort and will gain access to resources and support for development.
YSpace Launch cohort members will have access to curated programming and a variety of tailored resources which include a network of industry experts, startup perks, as well as peer founder circles to continue developing their venture.
- The Venture Catalyst serves early stage founders going through the ideation process and validating the feasibility of the concept.
- We are looking for founders with innovative tech concepts. Founders who are driven, coachable and collaborative with a growth mindset.
Applications for our Fall 2023 cohort is now open.