8 Week Program

8 week training program focused on Lean Launch, validating, scaling, and mentoring.

Industry Mentors

Outdoor rec industry mentors who have been there before and can steer you clear of pitfalls.

Startup Funding

$15K of launch capital without requiring any equity in your company.


As an entrepreneur, we know you are passionate about what you do. It’s your passion that drives your creativity and fuels your innovative spirit. But passion alone is not enough- especially in the competitive world of outdoor and active lifestyle products. What you need is a LIFT, giving you that edge up on the competition to help you win and succeed.

Rapidly accelerate your outdoor product innovation and startup with LIFT, which will give you that edge up on the competition to help you win and succeed. LIFT is all that and more:

  • 8 week accelerator exclusively focused on outdoor and active lifestyle innovators.
  • $15K of launch capital awarded without requiring any equity in your company! (A very low-interest loan from Ogden City that only needs to be repaid if you reach $250K revenue. Some restrictions. Loan is not required to participate in accelerator.)
  • Training in the latest “Lean Launch” practices of starting a business
  • A starting place in Ogden City– the center of Utah’s outdoor industry and the gateway to Utah’s great adventures.
  • Mentoring from Utah’s best outdoor industry experts
  • Prototyping and manufacturing expertise and services
  • Market testing in the rigorous Utah backyard where passionate enthusiasts test your products

Latest LIFT News…

  • The LIFT Spring 2017 Cohort is now completed.
  • The LIFT Fall 2017 Cohort will launch in September. Application process will begin mid-July!

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Press Release – LIFT Outdoor Accelerator Kicks Off

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