News & Events - 2011
Just eight weeks after participating in a day-long commercialization and business planning clinic using the So what? who cares? why you?® commercialization system, six teams of Alberta entrepreneurs have already translated their value propositions into seed money grants valued up to $10,000 each.
SpringBoard West Innovations was founded four years ago to foster the development of technology-based businesses in Saskatchewan. Initially, SpringBoard West focused on providing 1:1 advisory services to each client throughout the incubation process, from idea to launch. But as the business expanded, the company needed to find a way to create a more turnkey approach that could help a larger number of innovators get their ideas past the early stages of commercialization. They turned to So what? who cares? why you?® to formalize a “pre-incubation” program for very early stage ideas.
European Space Agency selects So what? who cares? why you? as platform for online proposal development tool
The European Space Agency Telecommunications and Integrated Applications Directorate has selected So what? who cares? why you? as an e-tools platform to help companies develop their funding proposals for consideration in the ARTES 3-4 and ARTES 5.2 programme lines at ESA.
West Texas A&M University Enterprise Center Launches Pre-incubation Service with So what? who cares? why you?
The Amarillo-based WTAMU Enterprise Center announces the launch of a new pre-incubation coaching service using So what? who cares? why you? as the platform. Enterprise Center co-founder David Terry plans to fill a much-needed gap for early-stage founders who need to develop the value proposition and market potential for their ideas. He and three of the center’s advisors attended the Fort Worth session of the So what who cares? why you? Certified Coach program to jumpstart the project.