Event Calendar

Oct2

This 90-minute workshop will explore what a business model is; why a strong model is absolutely critical to anyone interested in launching a new product, service, business, or social venture; and how to develop an effective business model.

Oct3

This 90-minute workshop will help entrepreneurs understand how to evaluate the market for their product or service.  Is it big and exciting enough for you to pursue?  For investors to get excited about?

Oct4

Customer discovery is a critical activity that allows you to develop and test hypotheses about your new business or social venture. This 90-minute workshop will provide participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to conduct effective customer discovery.

Oct5

This 90-minute workshop will expose participants to several tools that can be useful in evaluating the financial viability of a startup business.  The session will provide a brief overview of analytic tools to help address these key questions:  How much money will it take to launch my company?

Oct9

This 90-minute workshop will help new entrepreneurs understand the different types and sources of funding – and which ones are right for you. We’ll cover everything from bootstrapping and crowdfunding to angel investors and venture capital.

Oct10

This 90-minute workshop will explore the various tools and approaches entrepreneurs use to communicate with investors, all examined through a common framework.

Oct12

This 90-minute workshop will introduce what you need to know about financial statements for a startup company including the three core financial statements (income statement, cash flow statement, and balance sheet), how to make projections, and what investors look for in startup financials.

Oct30

Discover the Michigan Business Challenge (MBC) and unleash your inner entrepreneur.