The first step to take your idea from concept to business is figuring out if you have identified a problem worth solving.
- get a better handle on the problem you are trying to solve for your customer
- determine where your potential customers hang out
- identify the value of your product compared to what already exists on the market.
Participants will learn how to develop a business model, validate their business model through a scientific process, get feedback from faculty experts and other entrepreneurs, and work one-to-one with experienced entrepreneurs who serve as mentors. Participants will also be eligible to apply for a micro-grant of up to $3,000, which can be used to attend industry trade shows, visit potential customers, develop prototypes and cover customer discovery expenses.
Limited seats, application required by May 10th. Eligible projects must be in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) related field.
Wednesday, May 20, 27, June 3, 10, 6:30-8:30 pm (free)
To learn more and apply (due date just extended to May 10 – due to COVID):