Founders Program

The Founders Program gives you access to coworking space and all the resources of Sears think[box]

Three students holding two checks for $50,000 each

Have a startup? Apply to become a Sears think[box] Founder to connect with the resources, support, and opportunities to succeed! Open to Case Western Reserve students, staff, faculty and alumni, as well as community members.

Jump start your startup.


Founders Program Benefits

  • 24/7 access to floors 2, 3, 5 and 6, including coworking space.
  • Educational programming developed to support all stages of venture creation.
  • Mentoring by entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, product experts, industry partners and faculty.
  • Use of think[box] address for business mail.

Eligibility

  • Open to Case Western Reserve students, staff, faculty and alumni, as well as community members.
  • Equity funding of less than $100,000 (does not apply to CWRU/CIA students).
  • Committed to attending orientation and educational programming as part of the Founders Program.

Application

Becoming a Founder takes just a few steps! There is no cost to join this program and applications are accepted on a quarterly basis.

Jump start your startup.