The Eureka
Experience: Validation

The Eureka
Experience: Validation

Eureka Experience Validation

The Eureka Experience is support in part by a SPRINT Challenge Grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

The Eureka Experience: Validation

Applications are NOW CLOSED for the Spring 2022 cohort! We will open them for Fall 2022 in August.

Eureka Validation is a 12-week customer discovery program for founders prepared to build traction around their emerging business opportunity. Building on Eureka Ideation, the Validation program guides early-stage entrepreneurs through customer interviews, offer development & delivery, and other key steps in validating a new model. Held twice a year, each cohort of up to 10 startups is selected by competitive application. 


Program Components

  • 9 hybrid workshops (IN-PERSON at Lindenwood Downtown STL campus, virtual via Zoom) (see FAQs below for dates & times)
  • LEANSTACK tools and curriculum
  • One-on-one Mentor & peer group support
  • 12-month coworking membership at T-REX (911 Washington Ave)

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to conduct productive problem, solution, and offer discovery interviews.
  • Understand the forces that drive customer behavior.
  • Design and test business model assumptions using lean customer discovery process.
  • Confirm features to be prioritized in product development.
  • Build the roadmap to accelerate customer growth!

Program Fee: $750 per startup team

Validation Spring 2022 FAQs