GROW

your ideas and set your business in motion immediately

(from ideation to creating your crowd-funding campaign to pr/marketing)

GET

an "accountability-buddy" who will hold you accountable to see your business through

(think gym trainer for business)

CONNECT

with the most inspiring social entrepreneurs and VC's in NYC

TRANSFORM

your weaknesses into strengths

EXPLORE

your creative mojo, your purposes and your inner rock star

MEET

incredible, diverse friends who all wake up ready to KICK THE DAY'S ASS

EAT

amazing farm-fresh foods and learn to fuel yourself the right way

DEVELOP

a new pep to your step that will launch you into your new-and-improved future

PITCH

to top investors who are ready to fund new projects

GAIN

tangible skill sets that will launch your business effectively

WORKSHOPS ABOUT THE THINGS YOU WILL ACTUALLY NEED IN THE BUSINESS

BASIC STARTUP LOGISTICS

  • P&L Budgeting
  • For-Profit, B-Corp or Non-Profit?
  • Non-disclosure agreements, tax ID, copyrights etc.
  • Meet with startup lawyers

FUNDING OPTIONS

  • Bootstrapping
  • Angel Investors or VC's
  • Crowdfunding (Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Rally.org)

MARKETING/ADVERTISING

  • Facebook advertising and Adwords
  • Social Media reach and Impact
  • MailChimp
  • Press and sponsorship
  • Photography and video - YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram
  • Public Speaking - the elevator pitch, presentations and setting the hook
  • Blogging on Wordpress, Tumblr or Blogger

ORGANIZATION

  • Dropbox
  • Google Business
  • Inbox optimization tools

DESIGN

  • Wordpress, crowdsourcing - 99 designs, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Branding, mobile app and website platforms

COMMUNITY

  • Co-working space, accelerators and incubators
  • Event platforms - Splash and Eventbrite
  • Company culture - fitness, wellness and healthy eating
  • Philanthropy
  • City guide to the places where AWESOME people are meeting

PRODUCT ORGANIZATION

  • Order fulfillment - shipping and inventory management
  • CRM - customer relationship management
  • Test your product with attendees


THE WORLD-CAPITAL OF GETTING SHIT DONE!

Payment Due: December 1st

(there is no fee to submit your application)

Tuition: $2499

The Crowdfunding Challenge

We've partnered with our friends at Indiegogo so if selected you'll have the chance to create a kick ass crowdfunding campaign for your tuition!




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