University of Michigan fastPACE
XLerateHealth and the University of Michigan partnered to bring Fast Forward Medical Innovation’s (FFMI) fastPACE biomedical innovation and commercialization program to Flint, MI to help stimulate the local innovation economy and serve as a primer for healthcare entrepreneurs to prepare for the Flint XLerateHealth program.
University of Louisville LaunchIt
XLerateHealth partnered with UofL’s Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship to offer LaunchIt, a 10-week lean startup training for entrepreneurs and biomedical researchers, in Flint, MI and throughout the XLeratorNetwork. LaunchIt addresses a range of important topics including an introduction to the “Lean Canvas” and “Customer Discovery”, marketing, legal, unit economics, sources of capital and more. After the featured presentation and large group session, the entrepreneurs work in smaller groups with a business coach. The XLerateHealth team have coached the healthcare & university biomedical researchers since the program’s inception in 2011.