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University of Akron and University of Toledo Summer 2023 I-Corps

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - July 28 @ 2:30 pm EDT


University of Akron and Toledo I-Corps

Course Description

UA’s I-Corps program is all about customer discovery! The I-Corps Program supports teams through an intensive 7-meeting critical evaluation. Our goal is to help faculty, students, and the community answer important questions about their business, product, or technology idea through coaching and direct customer interactions.

The I-Corps program can help you:

  • Get clarity on your customer
  • Learn and apply best practices on the business model canvas
  • Get direct feedback on your business idea
  • Expand your network and access needed resources
  • Level up your business!

Course Schedule

Applications Due: Sunday, May 21, 2023

Teams Selected: Wednesday, May 24, 2023

All I-Corps meeting sessions will be held virtually.

Group Meetings will be held 12pm – 2:30pm EDT. Individual Meetings will be scheduled for 30-minute time slots between 9am and 3pm EDT on the dates listed.


  • Week 1: Friday, June 9, 2023 (Group Meeting)
  • Week 2: Friday, June 16, 2023 (Individual Meeting)
  • Week 3: Friday, June 23, 2023 (Group Meeting)
  • Week 4: Friday, June 30, 2023 (Individual Meeting)
  • NO MEETING FRIDAY, July 7, 2023
  • Week 5: Friday, July 14, 2023 (Group Meeting)
  • Week 6: Friday, July 21, 2023 (Panel)
  • Week 7: Friday, July 28, 2023 (Group Meeting final presentations)


Please fill out the following application. Questions can be directed to uaicorps@gmail.com






June 9 @ 12:00 pm EDT
July 28 @ 2:30 pm EDT
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University of Akron
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