OTBC/OEN Online Summer Camp Topic Survey
Help us choose seminar topics for the OTBC Online Startup Camp! We plan to deliver seminars LIVE at OTBC and to STREAM THEM LIVE too. So whether you're in Beaverton, Portland, or Timbuktu - help us choose the Summer Camp topics with your vote!
. Please describe yourself (check all that apply).
Please describe yourself (check all that apply).
Thinking about becoming an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur, with revenue!
For-profit service provider to entrepreneurs
Non-profit service provider to entrepreneurs
Government exec (Federal, State, City, County)
Coach or mentor to entrepreneurs
Other (please specify)
. Your 5 digit zip code
Your 5 digit zip code
Mark the topics below that you'd like to be SURE we include in OTBC Summer Camp 2013!
Request: please mark no more than 12 topics!
. Topics: Entrepreneurship
How to get started: a checklist of things to consider and things to do when you start a company
The Top 20 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make - and how to avoid them
How to Create a Compelling Elevator pitch
Other (please specify)
. Topics: Business Model Validation
Topics: Business Model Validation
Capture your Critical Business Model Assumptions on a One Page Canvas
How to Validate the Assumptions on your One Page Canvas
Create a "clickable prototype" of your web or mobile app, without writing code
How (and Why and When) to Write a Business Plan
. Topics: Startup Strategy
Topics: Startup Strategy
How to be a "Lean Startup" (and what that means)
Disruptive Innovation - what startups need to know
Customer Development - If you build it, they will buy it?
. Topics: Markets, Finance, Marketing
Topics: Markets, Finance, Marketing
How to Develop Financial Projections
How to Size and Segment a Market
How to Develop a Go to Market Plan
. Topics: Build and Manage a Team
Topics: Build and Manage a Team
Managing a startup team
Cofounder compensation - how it works (and why stock should vest)
Board of Advisors, Board of Directors - what they are, what they do, when you need them, how to build them
An HR Checklist for Startups
. Topics: Protect Your Company
Topics: Protect Your Company
How to make sure your company owns its intellectual property (and why that is critical)
. Topics: Startup Funding
Topics: Startup Funding
Build a Realistic Funding Plan (Startup stages & the funding plan, Early stage sources)
Crowdfunding - how it works
Grants for Startups: SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grants
What Investors Want: How to Get Investor Ready
Startup Valuation - how it works
How to close an angel funding round
Funding paperwork: Term sheets and legal Documents
Venture Capital - what is is; how it works
Exit strategy - what is an exit strategy, and how to develop a compelling exit story
How to create a compelling investor pitch
. Did we miss something? What other seminar topics would you like to see included in Summer Camp?
Did we miss something? What other seminar topics would you like to see included in Summer Camp?
Thanks for helping! We'll get the final topic list out in May. We plan to run the Summer Camp in July - and again in August.
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