FAST Program

The FAST Program provides select entrepreneurs with intensive team review and coaching to perfect their business model, product development plans, and to build a compelling commercialization strategy. Through the program, 8-12 companies are directly served each year; an additional 20-30 startup applicants receive referrals and other advising to help them become “FAST”- ready.

Since launching in Fall 2013, FAST program cycles have generated over 8000 advisory hours valued at over $1,900,000 for the 79 companies who have been through the program. Since participating in FAST, these companies have raised $1.9 billion and created 500 new jobs, more than tripling their workforce. Thirty of these companies have secured Series A investments, 20 have concluded strategic partnerships.

Previous FAST Bay Area Companies

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