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The Launch of VetsinTech Entrepreneur Bootcamp!!
August 26, 2017 @ 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM UTC-8$10.00
Join VetsinTech on Saturday August 26th with speakers from speakers from Google, GrowthX, major law firms, angel and VC investors for the launch of VetsinTech Entrepreneur Bootcamp!
ViT will be holding it’s first all-day, veteran-specific Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, to equip veterans with the knowledge to decide either 1) whether to take the leap into entrepreneurship and if so 2) what are the next steps they need to focus on to achieve their dreams.
The program will cover key areas of starting a new venture that vets need to know about: Design Thinking and Customer Development, Team, Product Development and Management, Business Plan Development, Business Law Basics, and Startup Financing options.
0830 Doors open, Breakfast
0900 Welcome and quick orientation
0930 * Idea: Design Thinking and Customer Development with Vince Kohli, Product Designer
1030 * Team with John Pettus, Founder of Fiskkit https://www.linkedin.com/in/johngpettus/
1100 * Product Development: tips for building a modern product efficiently – Jan Jedrzejowicz – Senior Product Manger – Google
1200 Lunch. Meet people!
1300 * Business Plan Development: Is it a viable business? Jerome S. Engel -Senior Fellow at the Lester Center Founding Executive Director Emeritus, Lester Center for Entrepreneurship – Berkeley Haas School of Business
1400 * Business Law Basics – Tom Anderson – Counsel at VLP Law Group, LLC – Army Colonel (Ret)
1500 * VetCap: Startup Financing – David Dubick – Principal at DFJ Growth, Will Bunker, GrowthX (Marine vet)Angel Investor, plus Indiegogo and more TBA.
1600 Pitchathon and feedback
1730 Dinner. Meet more people!
1900 Doors closed
Each segment will be led by top professionals, many of them veterans themselves
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is designed to be pragmatic and interactive, and will be led by other veteran entrepreneurs. We want veterans to make good, informed choices and then help them succeed.
None, beyond being a military veteran considering or working on a business of your own. The program is focused on early stage entrepreneurs and those considering jumping in. You don’t have to come with an idea – if you’ve got the hustle, you can join with others to co-found a startup.
Vets in Tech is a nationwide nonprofit which supports our current and returning veterans with re-integration services, and by connecting them to the national technology ecosystem. VIT is committed to bringing together a tech-specific network, resources, and programs for our veterans interested in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Employment.