new energy incubator
associate membership

The New Energy Incubator Associate Membership allows new energy companies a way to access some of the resources that EPIcenter has to offer, without being an Incubator Client. It is perfect for startups or established businesses that are either already associated with an Incubator, or for those who only desire specific services, as opposed to the more holistic approach taken by joining the Incubator as a Client.

Members can take full advantage of our Associate Membership benefits to help their company grow and excel.

Click here for information on membership dues.

membership benefits         join now                      FAQS            






associate membership benefits

EPIcenter's New Energy Incubator's Associate Members receive the following benefits:






   PITCH DECK REVIEW
Members receive one annual review and assessment of their Pitch Deck
  BUSINESS PLAN ASSESSMENT
Members receive one annual review and assessment of their Business Plan
   EVENT & TRAINING DISCOUNTS
Discounted admission to EPIcenter events and New Energy Incubator business training courses
   COACHING SESSIONS
1 (one-hour) meeting with a New Energy Incubator Coach per quarter
   FREE ADVERTISING
Your company's name and website link will be listed on EPIcenter's website as an Associate Member
   DISCOUNTED POWER NETWORK MEMBERSHIP
Members receive a 10% discount on all Power Network memberships
     
Click here to join!

Faqs

what is the difference between being an associate member and being an incubator client?

Incubator Clients receive full Incubator services, including Mentors, Subject Matter Experts, guidance through a proven curriculum, access to a vast network of contacts from a variety of industries, and other services. Incubator Clients have submitted a formal application and have been specifically invited to join the Incubator as a Client.

Associate Members of the Incubator can be anyone interested in having access to certain benefits and resources available through the Incubator (but may not need all of them). Or they may be early-stage companies that do not need a full Incubator program but still want to be associated with the Incubator. Click here to see the various benefits of joining as an Associate Member.

is an associate membership the same as a power network membership?

No. The Associate Membership is solely a way for new energy businesses and entrepreneurs to take advantage of certain services provided by the New Energy Incubator. EPIcenter's Power Network members receive different benefits. However, as a benefit of joining as an Associate Member, you are eligible for a 10% discount on ALL levels of Power Network membership.

Click here for additional information on EPIcenter's Power Network.

does the associate membership cover one person, or one company?

The Associate Membership is per company. The price of the membership depends on the number of people employed by the company.

do you have to apply to become an associate member?

There is no formal application process. All you need to do is complete this online form to join.

how long does the associate membership last?

Associate Memberships last 12 months. Please note that Associate Membership dues cannot be pro-rated, and are non-refundable.

what are the membership dues?

Membership dues are dependent on the number of employees the company has. Please refer to the matrix below to determine the cost for your company.

how are the membership dues paid?

Membership dues can be paid with credit card or check. Click here to pay online with a credit card. To pay via check, please contact Andi Littlejohn, Programs Manager, at alittlejohn@epicenterus.org or (210) 904-2625, for instructions.

are the dues tax-deductible?

No. While EPIcenter is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the value of services received as an Associate Member in exchange for the dues is great enough to offset any donative value.

However, there are options to make a fully tax-deductible gift to EPIcenter. For more information, please contact Jill Vassar, Director of Development and Partnerships, at (210) 904-2682 or jhvassar@epicenterus.org.

i am currently an associate member. how do i schedule my pitch deck review or business plan assessment?

Contact Andi Littlejohn, Programs Manager, at alittlejohn@epicenterus.org or (210) 904-2625.

How do i stay up-to-date on the progress of the incubator?

Our Power Network members are the first to hear about any news or updates. Click here to learn more.

I would like to support the incubator financially. how do i invest, offer a grant, or arrange other financial support?

Contact Jill Vassar, Director of Development and Partnerships, at (210) 904-2682 or jhvassar@epicenterus.org.

Questions

If you have any questions please contact:

Andi N. LittlejohnPrograms Manager