New Workshop Series: Pick Your Track!

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These are workshop series for entrepreneurs with the next big idea.

Jumpstart your startup with a new series from Women 2.0 to help bring your business idea to reality.

Attend one or both sessions to jumpstart your startup.

Jumpstart Idea (Session 1) – IDEA VALIDATION (5 classes)
Starting on Thursday, June 4th, 2009 and wrapping up on Saturday, July 11th, 2009, the new “Jumpstart Idea (Session 1)” workshop consists of 5 classes in Palo Alto. Workshops utilize discussion forums with UC Berkeley professor Naeem Zafar and hands-on working sessions with successful women executives, VCs, and entrepreneurs providing “from the trenches” feedback and insight. Graduate from the course with a working elevator pitch, and ready to begin working on your business plan!

Jumpstart Biz Plan (Session 2) – BUSINESS PLAN CREATION (5 classes)
Starting on Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 and wrapping up on Thursday, September 3rd, 2009, the new “Jumpstart Biz Plan (Session 2)” workshop consists of 5 classes in Palo Alto. Workshops are interactive lectures and discussions led by a UC Berkeley professor Naeem Zafar and hands-on working sessions with successful women executives, VCs, and entrepreneurs providing “from the trenches” feedback and insight. These sessions will take the business idea that you already have and walk you through the process of converting into a business. Graduate from the course with a business plan so you can begin to present to future investors and advisors!

» Click here for course description, schedule, and more information on Jumpstart Your Startup

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Women with an idea for a startup and/or a startup in the making. If a part of a founding team, attendees may invite one or more team members (male or female).

HOW TO APPLY FOR YOUR SPOT IN THIS WORKSHOP SERIES
Women 2.0 will be selecting up to 25 attendees based on an application with the following five questions:

  1. Please explain your desire to be an entrepreneur and any past experiences that have helped you in the shaping of this goal: (e.g.: professors, clubs, associations, conferences, books, speakers, etc).
  2. Please tell us in a few sentences what your strengths/abilities are and how your contribution is going to positively impact the success of the startup.
  3. Do have a business or an idea? If yes, describe why your idea is unique and why has it not been addressed yet in today’s market?
  4. Do you have a team? If yes, is your whole team planning to attend this event?

To apply for a spot, email your answers to the above questions to Baat Enosh at [email protected] — Please specify which session (or both) you are applying for. We will be enrolling selected participants on a first-come, first-serve basis so you should apply ASAP because space is limited!