Launch and accelerate your startup with sp³nw

Office Space

Companies will receive an address with lab and office space in Washington State, and should develop connections to WSU research and core facilities.

Funding

Companies will be based in Spokane County, WA, and will be eligible for federal, state, regional, and local funding opportunities.

Business Planning

Companies will have access to business canvas modeling, student consultants, executive advisors, and monthly coaching.

Special Events

Engage with other startups and support networks through community and member-only events.

Affiliate Access

Companies will have access to over 40 affiliates for help in managing their IP, navigating regulatory pathways, developing leadership skills, managing contracts, designing and prototyping products, and much more.

The Member Journey

STEP ONE

Complete intake form for an initial consultation.

STEP TWO

Become a member and attend orientation.

STEP THREE

Participate in programming and events.

STEP FOUR

Attend monthly coaching and track your milestones.

STEP FIVE

Leverage student consultants and executive advisors.

FINAL STEP

Thank you for completing the member journey!

How do I become a member company of sp³nw?

1. Connect

Contact Michaele.

2. Start

- Complete a 360 company and concept "launch readiness assessment"
- Identify unmet company needs (e.g., space, people, business planning, funding) and potential sp³nw solutions

3. Partner

- Negotiate and review sp³nw membership agreement
- Execute membership agreement

4. Pursue

- Begin incorporation (if needed) and website/digital presence creation (if needed)
- Apply for first grants and meet other sp³nw companies, affiliates, and team members

5. Presence

- Secure lease
- Move into sp³nw office and lab space
- Initiate research and product manufacturing

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