Welcome to the Target Takeoff Beauty 2020 application!

Application Due Date: Monday January 13th at 6:00PM Central Standard Time

Program Overview

Calling all disruptive beauty brands!

Part accelerator. Part boot camp. Target Takeoff Beauty is a five-week, consumer product startup accelerator is designed to help you build the knowledge and connections to take your beauty brand to the next level. You’ll learn the ins and outs of mass retail while working with a team of mentors and Target leaders to better position your brand. The five weeks consist of both in-person engagement as well as virtual programming:

Week 1: March 2nd, 2020 – March 6th, 2020

Startups begin the program with a week of in-person workshops, mentor meetings and more at Target headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Weeks 2-4: March 9th, 2020 – March 27th, 2020

Participants return to their own offices but remain connected with virtual workshops and continued mentor touch points.

Week 5: March 30th, 2020 –...
Welcome to the Target Takeoff Beauty 2020 application!

Application Due Date: Monday January 13th at 6:00PM Central Standard Time

Program Overview

Calling all disruptive beauty brands!

Part accelerator. Part boot camp. Target Takeoff Beauty is a five-week, consumer product startup accelerator is designed to help you build the knowledge and connections to take your beauty brand to the next level. You’ll learn the ins and outs of mass retail while working with a team of mentors and Target leaders to better position your brand. The five weeks consist of both in-person engagement as well as virtual programming:

Week 1: March 2nd, 2020 – March 6th, 2020

Startups begin the program with a week of in-person workshops, mentor meetings and more at Target headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Weeks 2-4: March 9th, 2020 – March 27th, 2020

Participants return to their own offices but remain connected with virtual workshops and continued mentor touch points.

Week 5: March 30th, 2020 – April 3rd, 2020

In the final week of the program, the participating companies return to Minneapolis for the remaining workshop and mentor sessions. The program culminates in a demo day and showcase celebration.

New to programming this year, in exchange for participating in a Target Accelerator the participating company will provide Target with warrants that convert into equity upon/if entering into a commercial agreement. Upon acceptance into the Takeoff Beauty 2020 cohort, up to two people from each brand will receive travel and accommodations for time spent in Minneapolis.
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Anne Kitchen
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Anne Kitchen Sr. Accelerator Program Manager @ Target
Courtney Ready
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Courtney Ready Lead Accelerator Program Manager @ Target
Quinn Kiley
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Quinn Kiley Sr. Marketing Associate