Eligibility and Application

Participants are expected to:

  • be proficient in English
  • be committed to attending and fully participating in every planned session of the program
  • be eager to learn about lean start-up teaching methodologies and evidence-based entrepreneurship pedagogy
  • have experience growing technology startups either as founders or startup investors
  • exhibit an intellectual curiosity and willingness to teach a process rather than advise startups
  • proactively engage with teams to experience the customer discovery process as active participants

To apply, please prepare and submit an executive summary to Daniel Kunitz.  Please send by email to dkunitz@gwu.edu with the subject heading “GW Lean Startup Faculty Development Application”

The executive summary should be one-page maximum, and include:

  • A brief overview of your business experience
  • A brief overview of your teaching experience, if any
  • A brief overview of your experience with lean startup and evidence-based entrepreneurship, if any
  • Your interest in the program, and your expectations for leading lean startup programs at your home institutions