LINkubator 2.0 Application 2017-18
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About the IN2 LINKubator 2.0

IN2, a community idea incubator and shared creation space located at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, is offering two co-working cohorts of Fox Valley area startups.  Shared space is available starting late August 2017 for two different cohorts:  tech-enabled and non-profit.  

Startup teams of 1-3 people have the opportunity to LINK their startup to the IN2 network of collaborators and utilize IN2 resources including,  
·    Café – complimentary coffee, tea and water
·    Free Wi-Fi
·    Copier Center
·    Access to IN2 interns (IMSA students)
·    Access to mentors
·    Idea baristas
·    Shared work space
                 o   Mondays 8:30am - 9pm
                 o   Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday  8:30am-7:00pm
                 o   Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm
·    Free parking to grow your startup 

Startups chosen may work out of IN2 (located on the IMSA campus at 1500 Sullivan Rd., Aurora, IL. 60506) starting late August, 2017 through early June, 2018.  IN2 observes the IMSA school calendar and State of Illinois holidays.

The fee for accepted startups is $1,000 per team member (all inclusive for the year). 

IN2 LINkubator 2.0 applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The year long co-hort begins in late August, 2017 and ends in early June, 2018.

Payment accommodations can be made for partial year or co-working access at a monthly rate of $100 per team member.

Questions should be directed to Britta McKenna, IN2 Chief Innovation Officer at

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Personal info

Your first name *

Your last name *

Mobile phone number *

ZIP code *

About your startup

Company name *

Type of startup? *

Your startup is... *

What stage is your startup? *

What are your current barriers to success?

The mission of IMSA, the world’s leading teaching and learning laboratory for imagination and inquiry, is to ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

Please provide a brief description of how your startup is advancing the human condition. *

How do you think being accepted into IN2 will help your startup? *

Where are you working from now? *

What is your business model? *

About your team

Tell us about yourself and your team

How many members of your team will be working at IN2? *

What excites you about IN2 and the possibility of co-working here? *

With what frequency do you plan to utilize the space in hours per day and days per week? *

What are the names and roles of your team members that will be working at IN2? Are they full time or part time? *

What milestones do you plan to accomplish by June 2018? *

Cohort members are expected to pay $1000 per member. Are you able to meet this expectation? *

What other arrangements or value will you offer in lieu of financial contribution? *

Please provide URL links to any/all of the following:  (LinkedIn page, video, website)

You and IN2

How did you hear about IN2 and this opportunity?

What services are you interested in at IN2? *

What types of content workshops or training will you find helpful? *

Why is your startup a good fit for IN2? *

IN2@IMSA co-working hours will be:
Mondays 8:30 am to 9:00 pm,
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 8:30am to 7:00pm,
Fridays 8:30am to 4:00pm. 

Please note Wednesdays are IMSA “I” days where many students are interning and working on projects.  Coworking is encouraged and interaction with our students as well.

How do you imagine working with our IMSA students? (Interns are available on most Wednesdays) *

Thank you for your interest in becoming a
LINkubator at IN2@IMSA.
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