Health Promotion Lab Trampoline Program

What is Trampoline?

RADIUS’ Health Promotion Lab Trampoline is an eight-session business model validation program for very early-stage ventures (start-ups and non-profits) working to address health inequities in their communities. Through Trampoline’s capacity-building sessions, we test your business model for alignment in critical areas, identify gaps, and give you the confidence you need to move forward.

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Who Should Apply?

We are looking for ventures with innovative business models that centre health equity in their work to promote healthier environments and lifestyles. Your venture might be the delivery of services, programs, or the adoption of products that encourage the following:

  • Healthy nutrition (beyond food products)
  • Exercise / physical activity
  • Responsible use of tobacco or alcohol
  • An anti-oppressive lens in delivery of health care services

You are:

  • Passionate about reducing health issues in your community
  • Curious or already involved in systems change work
  • Committed to promoting healthier lives within your communities
  • Able to attend and engage virtually, for weekly sessions
  • Open to feedback, engaging with others working within systems and drawing on new networks to enhance your venture’s mission and vision

The objective of RADIUS’ Trampoline program is to help early-stage entrepreneurs validate their business model. In addition to providing tools to grow an organization strategically, the Trampoline program supports very early-stage ventures to test alignment across three critical success factors:

With these three themes aligned, you’re off to the races.

Are you missing one? Time to pivot, revise, or go back to the drawing board. Trampoline is your eight-week process to find out where you and your venture stand.

Program Overview

2021 Program Details:

Location: Online

Cohort: Limited to 12 ventures

Cost: There is no fee required to participate in Trampoline.


Coming out of your 8-week business model validation experience, you’ll have:

  • A complete and customer-tested pitch-deck
  • An action plan with next steps to Minimum Viable Product or Service
  • Prioritized sales channels, customer types, and revenue opportunities
  • The confidence you need to move forward quickly and effectively
  • A community of innovators and entrepreneurs to support you
  • Frameworks and processes to drive success

Program Content

The program will include the following:

  • Definition of purpose, value proposition, customer/user segment
  • Introduction to design-thinking and human-centred design methods
  • Competitive landscape and addressable market analysis
  • Introduction to Minimum Viable Product approach
  • Introduction & iteration of Business Model Canvas
  • Personal and team leadership development
  • Introduction to cost accounting, financial modeling, and start-up financing sources

How to Apply

Applications for this year’s Trampoline program are now closed.

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If you have questions about the Trampoline Program, email Ilhan Abdullahi, Health Promotion Lab Program Manager, at