The Toledo Region's Starting Place for Tech

1. Connect

Get to know people

Attend events

Talk with people about their startups

Join local groups

Learn, and get advice

2. Create

Create your business model

Do customer discovery

Validate your idea by connecting with potential customers

Get advice from others

Share your idea, not your “secret sauce”


3. Iterate

Create an MVP

Get feedback on MVP with customers

Iterate and refine until you reach Product/Market Fit

Validate your business model

Seek out mentors and advisors

4. Generate

Focus on traction. Generate sales, revenues, and users.

Seek board members, advisors, capital if necessary.

Get Your Tech On, Toledo!

Get plugged in and start your Tech Engine!



Created by: Stuart Bertsch, Keith Instone and Molly Reams Thompson