We’ll help you move from Idea to Invoice.

The Launch Lab course will follow our 12 week curriculum, aimed at helping an entrepreneur develop the talents and skills required to be successful.

Application Deadline is September 25th 2018


Learn how the 12 week launch lab launches veteran entrepreneurs


What is Launch Lab?

Launch Lab is a 12-week in-person course specifically tailored to fit the schedules of busy professionals who have a desire to start their own business. The curriculum is designed to help idea-stage entrepreneurs develop the talents and skills required to launch a business.


When Does the Launch Lab Start?

Launch Lab presented by US Bank

The Minneapolis Launch Lab kicks off September 5th! Cost for the program is $250.  ( *Partial Scholarships available on request ) The course meets every Wednesday from 5:00pm-8:00PM at COCO Minneapolis Co-working space. We utilize a broad base of facility within the Carlson School of Management to lead and instruct Launch Labs and focus on a curriculum that is centered on the entrepreneur, is action based and rewards application and traction.

Application deadline is September 25th 2018


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Why should you join?

Participants will:

  • Experiment in a laboratory environment where their ideas and business concepts can and will be put to the test
  • Engage in our 12-week curriculum, specifically designed to help military veterans find the true purpose behind their entrepreneurial desires
  • Educate themselves on the importance of focus, metacognitive thinking, ideation and follow through
  • Learn from seasoned industry experts and advisors who have ran organizations from startups to fortune 500 companies
  • Connect with the resources, the tools and the network needed to be successful in the chaotic world of entrepreneurship
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Included with tuition for Launch Lab Presented by U.S. Bank, is a 6-month full time membership to COCO for all students. 

Launch Lab Cohort really emphasizes doing the market analysis and making sure that whatever you’re trying to do with your business is something the market wants.
— Beth Fynbo - Busy Baby



  • Ideation – Complete a definition of the business problem (or business opportunity) and its solution.
  • Conceptualization – Complete secondary and primary market research including competitive analysis, determining the market value of the business.
  • Creation – Create a plan for the development of the product (prototype) and/or services methodology in order to prove that the business concept is viable.
  • Evaluation – Complete the business plan with marketing plan, sales plan, management team and financial pro forma to determine if there is a viable business.
  • Preparation – Create a plan for the launch of the business, including all required business relationships.
  • Commercialization – Create a plan for the operations of the business, including all business disciplines.
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