Program Deadlines and Schedule


September 20, 2010 - Application deadline. Note: letter(s) of recommendation also are due on this date.

October 15, 2010 – Finalists are invited to participate in a seven- to ten-day Bootcamp at Kauffman Labs in Kansas City, Mo. All other applicants will be notified of their status by this date as well.

Early November, 2010 – Finalists Bootcamp at Kauffman Labs in Kansas City, Mo.

December, 2010 – Offer letters sent to selected Bootcamp participants for the formal Education Ventures Program.

Mid-February 2011 to Mid-March 2011 - Session 1: Market Validation, Defining the Company. Kauffman Labs, Kansas City, Mo. (4 weeks).

Mid-March 2011 to Mid-May 2011 – Session 2: Immersion. Location determined by founder and company needs (8 weeks).

May 2011 to June 2011 - Session 3: Launch and Execution. Kauffman Labs, Kansas City, Mo. (3-4 weeks).