Evolution Program

The Evolution program is for early stage technology-based start-ups and candidates who want to apply to the Genesis Centre to become a client. It is an 8-week – three hour commitment weekly – intensive workshop to help entrepreneurs identify their markets and validate their idea. At the end of the 8 weeks, entrepreneurs have the opportunity to present their venture to an audience of approximately 100 industry professionals, investors, and other entrepreneurs at “Pitch & Pick”.

For information on the program and application process, please contact Liam Flanagan

Applications for Evolution’s fall 2018 cohort are now open! The program will run one night weekly from 6 to 9 p.m for eight weeks, starting September 26th, with a cost of $200 per participant. A light supper will be provided at each session. For more information visit our Evolution FAQ section. 

Apply for the fall cohort below. The deadline to apply is September 21st. 

Evolution Schedule - Fall 2018

Week 1: General Program Overview & Target Segments - September 26, 2018 6-9PM
Week 2: Value Proposition Development - October 3, 2018 6-9PM
WORKSHOP: Customer Discovery with MCE - October 4, 2018 6:30-7:30PM
Week 3: Customer Relationship Management - October 10, 2018 6-9PM
Week 4: Validation Day - October 17, 2018 6-9PM
WORKSHOP: Marketing & Design Workshop with Kurt Dunphy - October 23, 2018 11AM-1PM
Week 5: Channels & Revenue Streams - October 24, 2018 6-9PM
Week 6: Reality Check (Finance, Key Resources, etc.) - October 30, 2018 6-9PM
WORKSHOP: NRC Information Session with Peter Howell - November 1, 2018 12-1PM
Week 7: Pitch Training - November 7, 2018 6-9PM
Week 8: Pitch & Play (Try-outs for Pitch & Pick) - November 14, 2018 6-9PM

Pitch & Pick: TBD


Evolution Graduates