Do you have a world-changing product idea that will revolutionize the IT industry? Apply to become an entrepreneur in residence with Cisco in Silicon Valley!
Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR)
Cisco EIR is looking for early-stage entrepreneurs (Series A, seed/angel-funded, or self-funded) building next-generation products in the Internet of Everything (IoE), cloud computing, Big Data, analytics and other transformational technologies. Our program can help you – the entrepreneur – build your product your way by connecting you with Cisco experts & partners.
Entrepreneurs selected for our 6-month program have potential opportunities to collaborate with Cisco engineering & product teams to co-develop and/or jointly go to market. Other benefits include financial support, co-working space, mentoring & exposure to the startup/VC community in each of our EIR locations. Cisco EIR is all about the acceleration & growth of our startups.
You can learn about the startups in our current Spring 2014 cohort here.
Invitation to innovate
We want disruptors. We want you to bring amazing product ideas, a top-notch technical team, a solid business plan & passion to build something that will transform our industry & the IoE opportunity. Cisco EIR will connect you with the resources & experts to help make your product vision a reality.
Competition for the 5-10 spots available for the Fall 2014 cohort in Silicon Valley will be intense, but as an entrepreneur, you know you can meet the challenge. Our selection process includes due diligence on your business plan & technical readiness, interviews & on-site pitch events in front of Cisco executives. We set a high bar because our goal is to admit the best innovators building the best technologies.
Sound good? If you believe your team is a good fit for our program, learn more & apply here.
I look forward to meeting you in the fall!