Take your knowledge from Stanford and launch a product in 10 weeks with expert advice.
LEAD Incubator and Startup Accelerator
No equity. Maximum Impact.
LISA puts founders first.
We aspire to make the startup journey
as SIMPLE & ENGAGING
as humanly possible for early stage ventures.
LISA=LEAD Incubator & Startup Accelerator
What we have done
IDeas to MVP
industries include HR Tech, Food Tech, Media-Tech, Digital Health, Social Impact, Logistics & supply chain, and Agriculture.
Our mentors include Entrepreneurs, Corporate innovators, industry leaders, investors, and design experts
Represented by founders across the world
On PodiumX Entrepreneurship panel talk series
Our Value proposition
LISA offers a free, rigorous and customized program not requiring equity to accelerate the development of early-stage ventures. Supported by the largest entrepreneur community affiliated with Stanford, LISA's diverse and globally distributed system connects changemakers.
LISA creates a bespoke experience for Founders with a variety of mentors, subject matter experts and advisors for a holistic and impactful entrepreneurial journey. Virtual meetups, workshops, annual on-campus reunions, and a 1:1 ratio of mentors/advisors to Founders are all a part of our Founder-first approach.
For VCs, LISA provides a diverse pool of globally sourced, industry-agnostic startups that have undergone a rigorous and founder-centric incubation program. With a commitment to lifelong learning and a powerful alumni community, LISA provides VCs access to innovative early-stage ventures and a network of experienced LEADers and professionals dedicated to bringing to life the Stanford GSB motto: Change lives, change organizations, change the world.
How it works
Learn from our Stanford GSB Designed curriculum
7 weeks of learning
Receive consultation from world experts 1:1
Weekly mentor and Design facilitator sessions
Build a prototype of your idea
Make something tangible and test with users
Pitch to investors
Make connections that matter.