Startup Lab is Wake Forest’s startup accelerator. Startup Lab provides the key resources necessary to launch a venture.
Startup Lab invests heavily in high potential entrepreneurs by connecting them to accomplished mentors that have founded successful ventures. We also provide access to industry specific mentors with domain, legal, and business expertise.
Value for Student Teams:
Access to seed capital
Excellent coaching and mentoring
Opportunity to pitch to perspective investors at Startup Lab Demo Day
Three academic credits in Entrepreneurship Minor
Notable success stories include UpDog Kombucha (now being sold throughout North Carolina and generating hundreds of thousands in revenue), The Resilience Project (a social venture generated over $100,000 in revenue and raised thousands in support for cancer patients and their families) and SimpullCork an valuable idea poised to disrupt the multi-billion dollar wine industry.