Start-up Studio

Unique Incubator Program

Supercharge Your Startup!

If you are an entrepreneur with a brilliant idea for a new startup and need help with validation, professional resources, and initial grant funding to get your new business off the ground, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re building a legacy, chasing a dream, or escaping the 9 to 5, Bison X has the expertise, seed capital, and a unique incubator program to help bring your big idea to life.

Adaptable and Experienced so You Launch Successfully

The BisonX team understands founders’ aspirations, challenges, and fears. Why? Because we’re founders, too. We know what it takes to go from idea to launch and beyond.

Startup Founders

Are you a startup founder looking for funding to validate your business idea? Our incubator grant can help you validate your idea and establish the operational foundation for your business. We’re here for you.

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Established Founders

Are you an established entrepreneur needing more formal help with investment capital, deep industry knowledge, operational resources, and the support and confidence you need to move your idea forward? We’re here for you too.

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We're confident in the process. We're invested in the outcomes.

We’re confident in the process.
We’re invested in the outcomes.

We’re invested in the outcome of our cohorts and their ideas, both fiscally and emotionally. Ours is not a burn-and-churn program. We take pride in getting founders through the hardest part of the launch.

Experience, Expertise, and Seed Capital

Idea Validation

Any founder who resides within our five-state region (MN, ND, SD, MT, WY) is eligible to apply to join the BisonX idea validation and planning incubator program.

Capital Funding

Seed Capital

BisonX will provide a grant of up to $50k for founders to cover the cost of our incubator. 

Network Resources

Network Resources

To bring your vision to life, startup capital is just the beginning. You also benefit from our network resources of accountants, legal experts, marketing gurus, and more.

We’re Side-by-Side with You Through the Entire Process

Realize your entrepreneurial dreams. Start the easy process of becoming a founder today. We’ll be with you all the way.
Step 1

Step 1

Submit an application to BisonX. We review and offer constructive feedback to all applicants.

Step 2

Step 2

The BisonX team conducts an exploratory review and due diligence on applicants approved to move forward.
Step 3

Step 3

Applicants are engaged based on specific criteria, including idea validation, staffing, and funding availability.
Step 4

Step 4

Working alongside our mentors, coaches, and advisors in a structured program, founders take the journey from idea to launch with confidence and support.

Through our comprehensive end-to-end programs, we have a thriving ecosystem where visionaries can flourish. We believe that geographic limitations should never hinder dreams, and our goal is to keep young creators rooted in their communities to build networks of opportunity and innovation.

Andy Smith | President, The People's First Company

Andy Smith

President, The People’s First Company