/ˈstär ˌdəp ˈstü-dē-(ˌ)ō /
a startup studio builds new ventures from the ground-up; typically by bringing together entrepreneurs, opportunities, resources and tools that enable the creation of a business that's ready to launch
Entrepreneurs (and aspiring entrepreneurs) can apply to any of our startup studios, where they will be paired with a technology developed in a federal or university lab. Over the course of the intense program, entrepreneurs are indoctrinated in the lean startup model, focusing on validating their business models through customer discovery. If the team finds a problem-solution fit and the opportunity is promising, we help launch their venture.
Inland Empire NavalX Tech Bridge's Crucible
Drawing inspiration from the U.S. Marines' 54-hour boot camp challenge, Inland Empire NavalX Tech Bridge's Crucible program fosters grit, critical thinking, and perseverance in entrepreneurial growth across the Inland Empire and Southern California. Crucible bolsters NavalX and Tech Bridge's mission by uniting technology with the region's diverse innovators and promoting tech commercialization.
DOE Emerging Tech Studio
As energy dependency becomes one of the most significant threats we face, the NNSA and the DOE continue to serve as a catalyst for innovation, investing millions of dollars into national laboratories. Throughout the program teams of highly talented entrepreneurs are paired with technologies on the forefront of innovation with the objective of spinning out market-defining startups.
NASA's ClimateTech Startup Studio
Sponsored by NASA, this startup studio pairs technology developed in NASA centers with business and technical talent who aim to create new businesses around breakthrough NASA technology. The teams will experience a hands-on approach to business model building through lean startup methods.
FedTech Startup Studio
After identifying breakthrough tech from federal and university labs, we pair entrepreneurs with a technology that shows promising market potential. Over the course of several months, we walk these teams through the lean startup model, while focusing on the unique aspects of commercializing federally funded technologies. We move fast and validate, pivot, or kill business models.