SURGE Boostcamp

Applications open through August 20th


A mentor-driven,  “proof of concept” program that will help you: 
  • Identify your true target market
  • Get valuable input from your customers
  • De-risk your business
  • Build a solution that the marketplace wants
  • Get a framework, accountability, coaching to keep you focused and on track


Founders of product and/or technology startups who are looking to rapidly test ideas
by gathering customer feedback.


Teams will meet virtually every Wednesday
from 5:00pm to 7:00pm,
starting September 8th through December 20th.


Scholarships available. Contact Amanda Chocko to learn more.

BoostCamp Format:

  • Virtual delivery using LeanStack framework and resources.  
  • Personalized and Group Coaching to help keep you on track

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Idea must be product or technology based 
  • Idea must be innovative (new product, new market)
  • Must have at least 10 hours per week available to work on the business 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
Please reach out to Amanda Chocko to learn more about our additional startup resources
and how you can get connected with the West Michigan startup community.