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Tech Venture Accelerator

Fri 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
5 sessions ending Fri, Aug 9

This series is most appropriate for founders, C-level leaders, and executive managers of pre-revenue and early stage ventures (up to $500,000 in revenue) in bioscience, IT, aerospace, clean tech, advanced manufacturing and other emerging sectors. The Colorado Emerging Ventures Technology Venture Series is a multi-prong program designed to help emerging companies in Colorado' Advanced Industries (AI) to overcome hurdles in order to accelerate growth and development. The format, topics and tangible assistance combined in this program were developed from success working with early and second stage AI ventures over the past 10 years. The program is a multi-session series format in which the group of participating businesses will attend all sessions and progress together through the business growth topics. Participants will share their own experiences and knowledge, developing creative solutions and building a support network in a cohort learning environment. Each session will be a facilitated, open- discussion format with content specialists.

Co-Sponsor(s): City of Boulder

To help businesses accelerate their growth and development and overcome growth hurdles, the following topics will be discussed: Sizing market opportunities Managing channel strategies Business model innovation Growth issues How to build a team and retain, manage and compensate Benchmarking and tracking progress Protecting intellectual property Commercialization strategies Strategic alliances Key resources Key partnerships Materials utilized for the program include Business Model Generation by Osterwalder and Pigneur. 2019 Series Dates... Friday, June 14, 2019 | 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, July 12, 2019 | 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, July 26, 2019 | 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, August 2, 2019 | 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, August 9, 2019 | 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Outside of the cohort group, each business receives customized consulting assistance. You and your business team can meet with commercialization specialists who assist with: (1) Relevant market research to inform your upcoming decisions (2) Strategic and tactical consulting to match your situation (3) A facilitated Business Model Canvas exercise for your company which can result in a strategic and actionable Growth Plan **Please note: Before registering, please contact Sharon King at or 303-442-1475 x3 to qualify. Thanks to generous sponsorship from the City of Boulder, we have been able to reduce the cost of the series for Boulder-based businesses to $325! Regular price for non-Boulder businesses is $1,595. Special rate for members of our partners Colorado BioScience Association, CAMA, CPIA or CTA of $1,295. Some earlybird discounts may be available. The 2019 Technology Venture Series was developed with funding from the City of Boulder, in collaboration with CO-LABS, Colorado BioScience Association, CAMA, Colorado Photonics Industry Association, Manufacturer's Edge, Colorado Technology Association, and other partners. The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (Colorado SBDC) is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The support given by the SBA through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsors' or participants' opinions, products or services. The Colorado SBDC is a partnership between the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the SBA, Colorado's Institutions of higher education, and local development organizations.

Fee: $ 1595.00

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