Entrepreneurs will participate in interactive workshops and mentor sessions designed to walk them through best practices in planning and launching their product. The interactive program will help entrepreneurs identify and vet their target customer segments, articulate the value proposition, make financial projections, and prepare them to meet with investors. At completion of the bootcamp, graduates will showcase at the Savannah Demo day and pitch event to investors from the entire region.
Savannah area founders of product and technology startups who are actively building their companies. All participants will be required to attend at least 80 percent of the workshops to graduate.
Creators Foundry – All Workshops and coffee hours will be held in the ATDC room at the Creators Foundry.
Tuesdays @ 10 AM: Attend a workshop every Tuesday morning at 10 AM with a founders’ circle discussion to follow. See workshop schedule below.
Fridays @ 9 AM: Gather for coffee and conversation (almost) every Friday with fellow founders and mentors. Meet with mentors one on one for connections and advice and chat with fellow founders.
Fall 2016 Workshop Schedule
August 23: Customer Discovery Part 1:. Identify your target customers and value proposition
August 30: Customer Discover Part 2. Validate target customers.
September 6: Business Model Canvas Part 1: How to reach and acquire customers (channels).
September 13: Business Model Canvas Part 2 – Complete product roadmap and business model.
September 20: Financial Literacy (open to all ATDC members)
September 27: Executive Summary
October 4: Elevator Pitch
October 11: Investor Pitch Preparation
October 13: SAV Startup Demo day and Bootcamp Graduate pitches
Austin Miller – Serial Entrepreneur with multipe successful exits and former Product Marketing executive at Apple.
Ray Crowell – a recovering DAF-executive & government contractor, ecstatic to be surrounded with creatives, influencers, and innovators
Blake Ellis – Serial Entrepreneur and software guru.
Kirby Sisk – Product Lifecycle Consultant @ Accenture
Kate Bagoy – Full Stack UI/UX designer and sometimes founder.