Stage during which the business plan submitted by the entrepreneur is completed and improved, working together with a project advisor. It lasts an average of 8 weeks, with periodic meetings once a week. It is intended for projects that have yet to start or projects that have been in operation less than one year. This stage concludes with the presentation of the plan to the Technical Committee, which decides if it will go on to the incubation stage.
During this stage, the entrepreneur receives specialized advisory services in 6 areas, with one advisor for each specialty. The areas are Strategy, Marketing, Management, Graphic Design, Legal, and Accounting and Finance. It may be accessed by businesses that have yet to start or that have been in operation less than one year, after the Technical Committee has decided on the viability of the project.
Intended for companies that have been in operation for more than one year. During Stage 1, an assessment is made to determine the areas in which the company needs the most advisory services; next, based on the results, a work plan is designed for the advisory services. Businesses may receive advisory services in the areas of Strategy, Marketing, Management, Graphic Design, Legal, and Accounting and Finance.