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SPRING 2016 WORKSHOPS

Learn about the iterative process of completing a Business Model Canvas, panel by panel:

2/2: Value Propositions and Customer Segments
2/9: Key Activities, Resources and Partners
2/16: Cost Structure and Revenue Streams
2/23: Putting It All Together

12 - 12:50p; Neilson Browsing Room
(lunch provided for the first 20 attendees)

 

MENTORING

Rick Feldman and Rick Plaut are here to help you with your Business Model Canvas, executive summary, and more. Please email to make an appointment: rplaut@smith.edu, rfeldman@smith.edu. Open to Smith College students only.

Faculty and alumnae mentors are also available. To be matched with a mentor, SIGN UP HERE.

 

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

Hack@Smith

February 6-7, 2016
Want to learn to code? Have an idea for an app but don't know how to get started? Join Smithies in CS to learn the basics, meet cool people, and join a winning team. The event kicks off with awesome keynote speakers and will include lots of great food and cash prizes in a variety of categories.

Shark Tank

March 2, 2016; 4-6p
Campus Center Carroll Room
Are you planning to enter the 2016 Draper Competition? Then you should apply to participate in Smith's version of the Shark Tank. You have 90 seconds to convince our business, faculty and alumnae mentors to take the next meeting. After team pitches, mentors will meet with teams to provide them feedback on the quality of their pitches and the viability of their ventures. Light supper will be provided. Click here to sign up to participate.

Deadline: The application must be submitted with written materials by 4p on Friday, February 19th. Accepted students will be notified by Monday, February 22nd.

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

Elizabeth Crowell '93, CEO of Bpeace, owner of Sterling Place, and founding member of Astia Angels NYC shared some helpful links to really understand what an Angel Investor looks for in a good business pitch.