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Launch Lab (Formerly EPIC Entrepreneurial Program)

Launch Lab (Formerly EPIC Entrepreneurial Program) 2017-10-18T09:01:36+00:00

What is the Launch Lab?

Launch Lab is a 12-week in-person course specifically tailored to fit the schedules of busy professionals who have a desire to start their own business. The curriculum is designed to help idea-stage entrepreneurs develop the talents and skills required to launch a business.

Participants Will:

  • Experiment in a laboratory environment where their ideas and business concepts can and will be put to the test
  • Engage in our 12-week curriculum, specifically designed to help military veterans find the true purpose behind their entrepreneurial desires
  • Educate themselves on the importance of focus, metacognitive thinking, ideation and follow through
  • Learn from seasoned industry experts and advisors who have ran organizations from startups to fortune 500 companies
  • Connect with the resources, the tools and the network needed to be successful in the chaotic world of entrepreneurship

Milestones

  • Ideation – Complete a definition of the business problem (or business opportunity) and its solution.
  • Conceptualization – Complete secondary and primary market research including competitive analysis, determining the market value of the business.
  • Creation – Create a plan for the development of the product (prototype) and/or services methodology in order to prove that the business concept is viable.
  • Evaluation – Complete the business plan with marketing plan, sales plan, management team and financial pro forma to determine if there is a viable business.
  • Preparation – Create a plan for the launch of the business, including all required business relationships.
  • Commercialization – Create a plan for the operations of the business, including all business disciplines.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact your local chapter representative to make arrangements.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

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