Our Programs

Your Future

Our programs focus on developing people first, grounding you with the skills and knowledge essential for a successful future as an entrepreneur. Our programs are chronologically designed to offer a cohesive and comprehensive pathway through the startup formation process, from idea to commercialisation. Each program is developed around the fundamental principles of entrepreneurship: step one focuses on a growth mindset and develops your problem-solution fit; step two embeds the core knowledge pillars of business formation and financial and investment literacy as you develop your prototype or minimum viable product; and step three focuses on helping you secure your first customers, developing your product-market fit. We also offer a further range of Alumni programs and benefits for continued professional and network development. CERI requires participants to sign non-disclosure agreements to ensure each participant feels comfortable and safe sharing high-value ideas and IP. Explore your program journey with CERI below.

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01

Entrepreneurial Mindset Bootcamp

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Teaching you the importance of a growth mindset and how to research your problem-solution fit at the beginning of your entrepreneurial journey.
02

Concept to Creation

Translate your idea or research into a prototype or minimum viable product. You will learn the core knowldge pillars of business formation, financial literacy, and advanced customer pitching skills.
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03

Customer Development Masterclass

Develop an advanced and quantified value proposition using customer and market validation tools and techniques. Successfully acquire revenue from first adopters and learn the principles of scaling up.
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Alumni

Programs and benefits

ceri+

Continue your learning with CERI’s exclusive digital Alumni Network. CERI+ is a digitally-connected space with business resources, a Founders directory, project support forum, and invite-only events.
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CERI Venture Mentor Program

Based on the MIT Venture Mentoring Service, you will learn the skills and techniques to elevate your startup with experienced industry mentors.
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ceri residency

Are you ready to level up your startup? Eligible CERI Alumni can apply for office residency on an open basis. Applications are subject to space availability.
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CEO In REsidence
Program

CERI residents can apply to work with an experienced CEO, solving challenges together as a team, ensuring your startup has the right foundations to thrive.
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23.5.2022
Suzanne Dodds Guest Entrepreneur

Our GE series takes the form of a fire side chat at CERI. At the end of Day 1 of our Entrepreneurial Mindset Bootcamp, we interview an entrepreneur about their start-up or scale-up journey, spotlighting the ups, downs and in-betweens of the entrepreneurial path.