Make your business idea a reality with PreFlight.

PreFlight is a 14-week virtual program that walks step-by-step with first-time entrepreneurs – from “I have an idea” to “I have a business” – empowering you with knowledge and support as you seek to bring your business to life. We call this Phase 1 of the Entrepreneur’s Lifecycle.


52 Entrepreneurs in 2020-2021 cohort

450+ Entrepreneurs served to date

Founded in 2014

Through weekly interactive coursework, plus access to online learning materials and our network of over 300 mentors, entrepreneurs begin to establish a solid foundation from which to take their first steps.

PreFlight has provided more than 450 entrepreneurs – many of whom had never launched a business – with the structure and support, practical perspectives, and invaluable insights that helped to clear the way and jumpstart success.


2022 Sessions

Session 1: January 24 – April 25 (Register Now)
Session 2:
May 23 – August 29
Session 3: September 26 – December 12

Class sessions hosted virtually from 5:30 – 7 p.m. every Monday evening.

Hear from our Community

“PreFlight unleashed my confidence to immediately start building the company.”
– Craig Margolius, SYPCOFFEE (PreFlight 2016)

One-time payment of $1450

Three-time monthly payment of $483.33

*Great news – when you sign up, you’re allowed to bring a Co-Founder at no additional cost.

Take the first step, risk-free.

Enroll in our free pilot class and discover how PreFlight equips first-time entrepreneurs with the tools to succeed. This three-hour virtual session offers a preview of the full PreFlight program and a look at how the right resources, community, and support can make all the difference as you embark on your entrepreneurial journey.

Scholarships and Discounts

Scholarships are available for underrepresented founders.

EC CoWork and Incubate members receive a $300 discount on this course.

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Learn More: Download Our PreFlight PDF

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