TAKE THE LEAD
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Students will learn how to create a business idea based on life goals. They will pitch their ideas to the group and the group will choose the top 4 ideas to work on throughout the program. Students will join whichever idea best fits their goals and create teams.
Students will discuss with each other their goals and talents so that the team can plan positions for each team member to capitalize on strengths and cover weaknesses.
Students will learn how to approach potential customers to gain insight on their proposed business model. This may include creating surveys, cold calling, and other mediums of soliciting their customer to design consumer-based analytics.
Students will take the information they have gained from customer discovery and build their product based around customer expectations and solving pain points.
Students will learn about supply & demand and basic business economics to create revenue streams. They will research their industry to evaluate their profit margins.
BRANDING & MARKETING
Students will learn the psychology behind name creation and color schemes. They will come up with a name and design their logo. Students will learn marketing tactics for direct and digital marketing.
Students will create budgets for their business and how they will obtain initial funding to get the business started.
Students will used everything they have learned create a business plan and pitch deck for their business to be presented at the Closing Celebration of the program.
Feb 17, 2018: Project ReWire Q&A
March 10, 2018: Startup 101: Solving the Right Problem
April 21, 2018: Startup 102: Customer Discovery
May TBD: Startup 103: Branding, Naming, and Landing Pages
May TBD: Startup 104: Experimenting with the Idea
June 18-23, 2018: Project ReWire Summer Camp
TAKE THE LEAD 2017
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