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What’s the best way to learn about becoming an entrepreneur?
Hear directly from people who have launched their own companies!

Whether you plan to enter one of the four main competitions or you simply want to learn more about the world of entrepreneurship, attend our Founder Workshops to gain direct, credible insights and advice from entrepreneurs who have built both large and small businesses and social enterprises.

The next Founder Workshop will take place on February 8th: Finding the Best People and the Money to Start Your Business

Get face-to-face with experienced experts in a small environment of mini-lectures, focused panels, open questioning, and an opportunity to network and connect with the experts following their talks.

Individual workshop topics to include:

  • How to create, dream, innovate, and launch an idea from concept to reality
  • What’s a business plan and why do I need one?
  • How do I find the people to build my product or service idea?
  • How do I build a sales and marketing plan and find the people?
  • How do I form a company and how do I find the right legal help?
  • Finance and Fundraising 101
  • A panel of experts answering every question that you need to ask

February 8, 2018 Founders Workshop: "Finding the Best People and the Money to Start Your Business"

This all-day event promises to provide you with solutions, detailed tactics, life lessons and valuable connections from to two of the most critical components in entrepreneurship:

  1. How do I build an organizational structure, hire the right people, and create the right culture to make this business an exciting, fast growth, fun and dynamic place to work?
  2. How do I fund this idea to become a viable, scalable early stage business?  What are my options?  What’s the right structure?  What are the rules? …and, just how do I do this? 

Our speakers are highly experienced Tufts-related entrepreneurs and investors who are proven real-life experts, and they are taking part in this workshop to actively engage with you. The featured speaker will be Dan Schorr, Tufts alum and Chief Ice Cream Officer of Vice Cream.

The day will consist of a series of lectures, panels and a variety of spontaneous engaging mini-workshops held during the day in our “Expert Corners” all focused to provide you with real world solutions.  Expert Corners are a new creation where our expert speakers during the day will be available to meet with small numbers of attendees outside of the main location.