Our market validation and traction program
Step into a world-leading Incubator for seed and pre-seed startups.
The DMZ Incubator is an equity-based program that helps venture-backable tech startups grow their business over the course of 18 months. With small cohorts of no more than 15 startups at a time, the DMZ takes a customized approach to address every founder’s unique challenges.
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Validating your business model and pricing strategy
Determining your go-to market plan
Acquiring marquee customers
Preparing for the next round of funding
Gaining brand awareness and media exposure
What we offer
When you join the DMZ's Incubator, here's what you can expect to access for 2.5% equity in your startup.
Power your sales engine, connect with the right customers and fast-track your growth. Our startups get the support and opportunities to drive customer acquisitions.
Build your fundraising strategy, develop your data room, get pitching practice and receive valuable introductions to investors.
Benefit from the years of experience through 20+ of the DMZ’s Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, specializing in sales, marketing, product, leadership, technology, operations and more.
Tap into an unmatched local and global community. We help founders build relationships, grow their professional network and connect with like-minded peers.
Get startup perks valued at over $1 million
Through the DMZ’s partnerships, our startups receive exclusive perks and discounts from 110+ partners worth over $1 million in business savings.
Meet our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence
Get 60+ hours of one-on-one mentorship with our in-house subject matter experts.
Andrew RicchettiAI, Analytics, Data Science
Anthony LauProduct, Sales
Brian GallantGovernment Relations
Cyrus CooperHospitality, Customer Service
Ehab BazanSupply Chain
Eugene BombaCapital raising
Hackim FarrellCybersecurity, Product
Jeremy O’KrafkaGrant Writing
Jyll Saskin GalesMarketing
Karen HoggCustomer Success
Karina BarkerTactical Copywriting & Content Strategy
Mano KulasingamProduct, Technical
Manu KabahiziProduct, Fundraising
Mary Ann DunlopTalent
Myron ParksPrincipal Agile Coach
Naveed AhmadCEO Coaching
Wilson KwanTactical Finance
Meet our Professionals-in-Residence
Through the Professional-in-Residence (PiR) program, DMZ founders have direct access to senior leadership at vetted companies, all under the DMZ roof. One-on-one strategic consultation meetings are pro-bono and any projects or work arising thereafter (at the founder's discretion) is offered at DMZ exclusive discounted rates.