From Ideas to Business


Course Description:
CO.STARTERS CORE Program is a 10-week cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, connections, and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

What’s Covered:

Throughout the program, participants develop and fine-tune their ideas, critically examining every part and determining next steps through real-time feedback from people in the community.

The CO.STARTERS Core program consists of consecutive three-hour sessions covering the following topics:

  • SESSION 1: Knowing Yourself: Assumptions, Working Styles, Team Building, Obstacles
  • SESSION 2: Knowing Your Customer: Customer, Problem, Alternatives, Idea Testing
  • SESSION 3: Finding the Right Solution: Solution, Benefit, Advantage, Starting Small, Brand Identity
  • SESSION 4: Getting the Relationship Right: Marketing & Message; Getting, Keeping & Growing Customers
  • SESSION 5: Building Blocks: Distribution, Revenue, Typical Offering, Price
  • SESSION 6: Structures & Systems: Legal & Accounting Considerations
  • SESSION 7: Discovering the Bottom Line: Startup & Ongoing Needs, Fixed & Variable Costs, Break-Even Point
  • SESSION 8: Financial Modeling: Break-Even Point, Sales Projections, Cash Flow, Raising Capital
  • SESSION 9: Planning for Growth: Growth Plans, Goal Setting, Celebration Prep
  • SESSION 10: Celebration!

Class starting date / time (tentative):
Oct. 6, 2022. The class will meet virtually once a week on Thursdays, from 6 pm to 9 pm.


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