Defense Academy, Sponsored by BAE Systems
Learn how your startup can work with the government during Defense Academy, sponsored by BAE Systems!
Defense Academy, sponsored by BAE Systems, is your first class ticket to experience Capital Factory’s Center for Defense Innovation (CDI) ⚙️🇺🇸
Created for Founders with limited experience approaching the United States military/government customer, Defense Academy teaches the problems the defense community is trying to solve and the programs they’re using to engage startups. 💫 We’ll cover what it takes to succeed and how to work with CDI partner organizations so you can secure non-dilutive capital to help grow your business.
Specifically, you’ll learn:
👀 What solutions different DOD agencies, organizations, and users are seeking.
🪖 How different DOD innovation programs work, including AFWERX, Army Applications Lab, Defense Innovation Unit, SBIR, STTR, OTAs, xTech, and more.
🤩 How to make your company and offering competitive.
💻 How to navigate the various registrations, systems and portals, including SAM.gov, DSIP, CAGE codes, and many more.
📝 How to prepare (and submit) a proposal that is complete, compliant, and compelling.
💰 What to expect when you win! How to perform, how to get paid, and when you can expect funds to begin arriving in your account.
🤝 What partners, helpers, and endorsements you’ll need.