Applications for Our Spring 2017 Cohort Are Now CLosed.

Welcome to Domi’s flagship entrepreneurial program--where early-stage companies come together for six months to focus on their people, examine their process, and build their product. The first three months are spent in classroom facilitation, covering purpose, business model, and customer discovery. This prepares entrepreneurs to launch in the second half of program.

Program Goals

  • Start your startup or expand your existing business into new verticals
  • Understand the value of a minimal viable product and validate market fit
  • Meet fellow entrepreneurs, form teams, and establish powerful business relationships
  • Build the next great company in Tallahassee

PROGRAM details

  • Deadline to apply is January 23rd, 2017; Cohort members will be admitted as a class following the close of applications
  • Program will start on February 7th with a 3-month cohort-based class, meeting weekly with the cohort and program facilitator on Tuesday nights from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
  • Class graduates will receive an additional 3 months to implement, utilizing Domi's mentors, staff, space, and resources to accelerator growth and stay accountable.

Program Benefits

  • Mentoring:
    • Viability of the business model and customer discovery
    • Technology stack and implementation
    • Market research and go-to-market strategy
    • Funding strategy
    • Connection to industry and subject matter experts
  • Accountability
  • Access to a network of seasoned entrepreneurs, tech experts, and business leaders
  • Introductions to investors and pitch prep
  • 6 months of coworking access and amenities


  • $400 per team; Includes program materials, intensive mentorship, and up to 6-months of 24/7 access to Domi Station
  • No program cost to verified students and faculty of FSU, FAMU, and TCC


Often, in the universe of entrepreneurship we forget about the pioneers that forged a new path - small businesses. PowerUp is to ensure that those pioneers light continues to shine by providing two management consultants and guided facilitation for an entire year to small businesses generating over 250k in revenue to re-imaging their processes to strengthen their people, and better their product/service.

Program Sponsored By



With three institutions of higher education, innovation’s always around the corner with a need to rapidly test ideas. Get Started U is a three month prep program for graduate and undergraduate students to rapidly test ideas through facilitated ideation, customer validation and business model formulation. We strategically plan w/ students and develop them as a business leaders to impact our community and those abroad. Many students spend time in GSU before moving on to our more intensive Get Started program.