CTC Sparks: The Innovator Series – Tuesdays and Thursdays connect to CTC’s thought leaders for assistance in getting your innovation funded through the SBIR/STTR program!
Now is the time for Innovation. Did you know the federal government has a $3.7B set aside for Small businesses (US owned under 500 employees)! Whether you’ve been in business for decades or just starting, there is funding available to move new technologies and products forward from agriculture, manufacturing, education and more!
Brian Walsh, CTC’s commercialization expert, will share his expertise and information about the ins and outs of commercialization on Tuesdays and Thursdays as part of ongoing installments of Brian’s Board!
Episode 13 – Quad Charts
Like an elevator pitch, in a written form, Quad Charts are a common industry evaluation method. Not only is this a way for your project to be evaluated but also a good practice for your innovation to measure goals and progress. Brian is here to walk you through the SBIR Quad Chart format:
See the template here: https://wisconsinctc.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2021/01/2018-Quad-Chart-Template-1.pptx
Reach out to Brian to get started on your Quad Chart: https://wisconsinctc.org/team/brian-walsh/
Episode 12 – Startup Valuation Pt. 2 Benchmark
What’s the most common valuation method used by Angel Investors? Benchmark! That is why Brian’s Board is here to walk you through what exactly that means to YOUR early stage innovation:
Contact Brian to Benchmark YOUR business: https://wisconsinctc.org/team/brian-walsh/
Episode 11 – Startup Valuation
To gain funding, you must go through startup valuation. Brian will walk your small business through the factors influencing valuation – like a scorecard 📋. Know where your innovation stands, don’t miss out on this Brian’s Board:
Contact Brian to get started preparing your valuation: https://wisconsinctc.org/team/brian-walsh/