US-market exploration for International Scale-ups.

kTeams offers universities, incubators and economic development organizations a 2-week hands-on US-market exploration program for their growth companies

Why kTeams How to Apply
Organizations who are sending their scale-ups to kTeams

How to apply

On the left the CIC building, the location of most kTeams sessions. In the background the MIT Sloan School of Management, Microsoft NERD, and Flagship Ventures.

 

Application Process

  • Interested organizations should send a note of inquiry to organizers@kendall-teams.com
  • Process /timeline overview
    • Next kTeams@Kendall Square cohort: March 27 – April 7, 2017.
    • Applications can be submitted now through a sponsoring university, government agency, or incubator. Download Registration Form
    • Kendall-Teams organizers will verify that the candidate company will be a good fit for the program, and return a confirmation or rejection within one week from receipt of all application materials using a rolling admission process
    • Participants selected will follow a brief preparation program, by remote presence, designed to make the experience in Boston most productive
    • The preparation program will be provided by members of Kendall Teams partners
  • We encourage startups to find sponsors for funding their participation (which is a good learning experience for the participants!)

Typical Team Profile

  • Must be a “real” company with a “real” founding team
    • Companies must have been incorporated as a legal entity, but not longer than 4 years prior to participation in kTeams
    • Should not have raised more than US$ 1M from institutional sources
  • Preferably in the life sciences (biotech, medical devices, bioinformatics, etc.) but companies in other High-Tech sectors such as clean energy, ICT, software, robotics etc. will also get proper attention and support by industry-experts.
  • Show spirit and initiative
  • Must commit to participate in all aspects of the program for the full duration, including the preparation program prior to arrival in Boston
  • Although not required, the following may be helpful:
    • Customer revenues, local recognition and awards