|Description: ||Who: FastTrac Tech is the course for people who are serious about starting and growing their technology companies.|
What: FastTrac Tech is a two-phase, multi-session program created by technology entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, like you.
Delivered locally by seasoned entrepreneurs in the community, FastTrac Tech's hands-on program where you will use your business as a case study, giving you the opportunity to put proven business practices to work in today's environment.
We will help you look at all aspects of your venture through the investor's scrutinizing eyes. In the first phase of the course you will weigh the risks against the opportunities, determine what potential problems exist, and decide whether these can be eliminated or minimized. Then, you'll have the tools to write a Business Plan that addresses present and future financing needs.
Through FastTrac Tech, you'll learn with a group of peers, entrepreneurs like yourself, who are working to improve and grow their businesses successfully. You'll also work with certified facilitators, people with real entrepreneurial business experience, who understand the challenges of operating and growing entrepreneurial technology-based business ventures. In this supportive environment, you'll incubate new business ideas, uncover areas that need reinforcing, build an entrepreneurial network, and establish a foundation from which to make future decisions.
Who will be speaking?
· The Technology Entrepreneur
· Feasibility Introductions
· Market Research
· Model Business Feasibility Checklist
· Technology Feasibility Checklist
· Next Steps
· Business Plan Basics and Writing
· Management and Organization Plan
· Product/Service Plan
· Marketing Plan
· Operating and Control Systems Plan
· Financial Plan
· Growth Plan
· Finalizing the Business Plan
· Future Steps
Executive Director, The Key Entrepreneur Development Center
Defining the Target Market
President & CEO, BrandMuscle, Inc
Conducting Market Research and Anaylsis
Founder & Managing Partner, Eleda International Ltd.
Testing Your Business Concept
CEO, Knotice Ltd
Entering and Capturing the Market
President & CEO, MDG Medical Inc.
President, Strategic Partners, Inc.
Planning for Financial Success
Partner Emeritus, Cohen & Company, Ltd.
Building and Compensating Your Organizational Team
Vice President of Business Development, CBiz, Inc.
Protecting the Business and Your Intellectual Property
Interim CEO, CardioInsight Technologies, Inc.
Hahn Loesher & Parks, LLP
Identifying Funding and Working with Investors
Lynn Ann Gries
Chief Investment Officer, JumpStart Inc
Deputy Director, Technology Division, Ohio DOD
Tech Czar, City of Cleveland
Managing Cash and Operating Your Business
President & CEO, Nanofilm, Ltd.
Class, Funders & Sponsors
YOU NEED FASTTRAC!
09/27/06 - 11/29/06
|6:30PM - 9:00PM||Corporate College East|
4400 Richmond Road
How: For more information or to register please call 216-987-5875.
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