Develop Your Idea

A four-week program that assists entrepreneurs with developing an idea through design thinking and prototyping. This is a pre-seed stage where Founders have access to resources to identify a clear idea to commercialize.

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Program Objectives

Define Challenge
Product Roadmap

Pitch Plan

Sales & Marketing

a table of office workers

Program Deliverables

  • Scalable business is identified
  • Customer market segment
  • Value proposition development
  • Scalable revenue model

4-Step Application Process

  • Application submission
  • Selection committee review
  • Interview
  • Decision

Program Frequency & Deadlines


Tuesdays & Thursdays

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

"Before the Ideate program, anyone who asked me about my app idea was met with a rambling response. The Ideate program pushed me to drill down on the problem I was trying to solve, helping me craft my pitch and alleviate my imposter syndrome."

Jason Garcia, Co-Founder of Queso/Media Technology

Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and IT Center at NSU 5th Floor | 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314