Colorado Startup Incubator – Meetup

 

                      Colorado Startup Incubator – Meetup

@ CTA HQ 216 16th Street, Suite 850, Denver, CO 80202 Wednesday February 12, 20014 9:00 to 11:30 AM

The Colorado Startup Incubator (CSI) is an organization dedicated to supporting innovation startups as they progress through the stages of starting a successful new business. CSI provides the entrepreneur and new venture team with a roadmap to the successful startup process and startup sensitive services to support them all along the way to achieving their personal and business objectives.

Entrepreneur

  • Role & Responsibilities
  • Personality Traits – Knowing What to Expect, Assessing Your Capabilities, and Preparing for the Challenges

Business

  • Conception – Ideas/Inventions/Process ImprovementsàBusiness Opportunity
  • Strategic Plan – Proving I Have a Viable Business
  • Operational Execution – Chartering Team & Program Execution Leadership

Funding

  • Phases – Seed, Series A/B/C à Strategic Alliances, M&A, IPO
  • Sources – Entrepreneur, SBA, F3, Angels, VC, Investment Banks, IPO
  • Instruments – Shares, Convertible Debt, Due Diligence, Term Sheets

Resources – Early Stage & Later Stage: Coaching

Professional Services:

  • Entrepreneurial Leadership Coaching
  • Strategic Planning – Market Research, Go-To-Market
  • Facilities
  • Legal – Enterprise Formation, IP Protection/Prosecution, Audits
  • Accounting – Operational Management, Taxation, Investor Due Diligence, and BI
  • Banking
  • R&D – Agile Software Development, Prototype à Short Run à Mass Manufacturing, and ISO
  • Product Marketing – Channel Specific Promotion & Product Training/ Enablement, eMarketing
  • Field Operations – Direct Sales & Support, Indirect Manufacturers Representative, Distribution [VAR/VAD], Sales/Support, Implementation/Install, & Maintenance, eSales
  • Administration – Order Processing, Customer Service
  • Support Services – R&D, Program Mgmt, ERP, SCM, CRM, BI, Admin
  • Access to Investors & Investor Pitch Services – Presentation Preparation & Training

Workshops:

  • Proving I Have a Viable Business
  • CEO, R&R & Leadership & Team Building
  • SBA Loans & Grants
  • Angel Investor Pitch Prep, Term Sheets & Due Diligence
  • VC Investor Pitch Prep, Term Sheets, Due Diligence
  • Investment Banking Pitch Prep, Term Sheets, Due Diligence
  • Exit Strategies – Alliances, M&As, and IPOs

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