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    FastTracĀ® TechVentureā„¢ (Session 9 of 9)

    When:

    Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Where:

    4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    You’re on the cusp of developing a cutting-edge technology or science-based business while Kansas City’s entrepreneurial community is buzzing and moving faster than ever before. You want to be part of it, but you need help with the details including funding and intellectual property protection.                                 So where do you start?
    Designed specifically by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac® TechVenture™ program is an intensive eight-session course 
    designed to give technology and science based entrepreneurs a proven framework and network of connections to help grow a great idea into the next viable 
    innovation.
    Experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs work together to facilitate critical teachings, guide lively small group sessions, and share practical experiences to enhance your business.  Participants learn with and from their peers, creating a powerful network that continues well after the program is complete.
    Topics include:
    ~Business Model/Customer Development/Value Propositions 
    ~Researching Business Concept/Lean Canvas Product Development
    ~Entering the Market/Distribution Channels  
    ~Intellectual Property and Financial Projections  
    ~Building Management Teams and Advisory Boards   
    ~How to Pitch to Investors/Funding Sources  
    ~Identifying Funding and Working with Investors/Term Sheets and Due Diligence  

    Cost:

    $75.00
    UBGI scholarship only

    Facilitator:

    Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
    University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
    phone: 816-235-6063

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