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The Capital Readiness Program is a 6-week program designed for early to growth stage businesses preparing for growth through customer or capital acquisition. The program focuses on core business and financial principles to help you develop a comprehensive plan for your business to increase funding readiness.

This 6-week hybrid virtual/in-person program covers the following topics:

  • Financial Modeling/Unit Economics
  • Financial Projections/Forecasting
  • Understanding Financial Statements/Ratios
  • Financial Management/Tax/Accounting
  • Credit Underwriting & Loan Readiness
  • Growth Planning/Storytelling & Pitching

Participants will also produce the following deliverables:

  • Financial Model/Projections
  • Loan Package Preparation
  • Growth Plan
  • Capital Action & Use of Funds Plan

Eligible participants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be a for-profit business
  2. Located in North Texas (Ex: Dallas, Tarrant, Collin & County)
  3. Owned and operated by under-estimated entrepreneur (i.e. Women, Person of Color, Veteran, or Low-to-moderate individuals)
  4. Minimum of 2 years in business with at least $25K in revenue or >5 employees
  5. Willingness and availability to commit 5-10 hours a week on their business

What to expect:

  • Weekly educational training sessions
  • Dedicated advisor mentor for the duration of the program
  • Access to 60+ subject matter experts
  • Peer-to-Peer learning/assessments
  • IV staff office hours
  • Business Perks and savings
  • PR and visibility
  • Corporate pro-bono support
  • Alumni program induction to assist in continuous growth
  • Eligible for grants up to $10k
  • Eligible for loans up to $50k

Sign-up to attend the next info session below.

*Interested participants must attend an info session
or speak to a staff member to apply.*


Program Dates:

Summer ’24: July 15th – Aug 30th, 2024

Fall ’24: Oct 8th – Nov 22nd, 2024

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