Boot Camp for University Commercialization Professionals
This video library offers useful information about launching, incubating, building, and ultimately monetizing a startup business. After watching each session, you will have a better understanding of the start-up process - from early decision making to exit strategies - and each milestone along the way.
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Session 1: Early Decision Making & Team Building
Understand the benefits and drawback of start-ups, how to align stakeholders, how to undergo a feasibility analysis, and compliance and tax issues.
Session 2: Money Matters
Learn about valuation issues, equity allocations, option pools, investment schedules, and milestones.
Session 3: Creating a Solid Business Plan
Learn how to draft a business plan that will attract investment and help you manage key risks that can jeopardize a new business.
Session 4: Funding Options and Opportunities
Learn about the funding opportunities available for new businesses and how you can attract investors and structure an investment for growth and sustainability.
Session 5: Pitching Techniques
Learn how to prepare and deliver a presentation promoting your business that will get the end result you’re looking for.
Session 6: Gauging Economic Impact and Outcomes
A session for the mature start-up covering different growth, marketing, and exit strategies, and how to track local job creation and economic impact.