Early Risers Academy is a 10 week pre-accelerator that helps take ideas to reality, helps build solid business foundations and structure. This program is for individuals in the ideation stage and startups. Our goals are to help startups build scalable businesses, to increase connections to the available entrepreneurial resources in and outside of the Dayton region, and to encourage cultural, hands-on experiential learning. Participants will leave better suited to apply for accelerators, our Early Risers pitch event, and investor seed funding. Participants will also have an opportunity to learn and grow alongside other ambitious innovators on the entrepreneurial journey.