MINNESOTA'S FIRST MISSION-DRIVEN CONSUMER PRODUCTS ACCELERATOR

We accelerate innovation & entrepreneurs within the consumer products industry. We accomplish this through our best in class accelerator program driven by a community of serial entrepreneurs and industry experts.

Impact SKU Accelerator

SKU has partnered with FINNOVATIONLab and two of Minnesota’s great CPG companies: General Mills, 301 Inc. division and The Stable to create the ImpactSKU Accelerator. Kicking off in June, the 12-week program, ImpactSKU provides each company with best-in-class core curriculum and a deeply customized, mentor led, experience.

The Program

  • 12-week program running June to August.
  • Curriculum covers topics important to startups, including Mission + Vision, Branding, Channel Strategy, Finance and Legal.
  • Five companies supported by 40 mentors.
  • Participating companies receive $20,000 at end of program.

About SKU

Founded in 2011, Austin-based SKU is the first and leading Consumer Product Goods (CPG) accelerator in the country. CPG entrepreneurs quickly discover that simply having a great product and funding is not all that it takes to grow a successful brand. SKU surrounds stellar startups with a wraparound infrastructure of seasoned Mentors, a customized program, advanced operations support, access to industry expertise, and connections to capital.

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Impact SKU Classes begins June 2, 2020.

Sponsorship Opportunities

SKU has become a powerful hub for sponsors, mentors and entrepreneurs and we realize the value that our community provides.

Mentor Opportunities

ImpactSKU differs other incubators and accelerators because mentorship goes deep.