Welcome To Bootcamp
30K foot overview of StartupRunner's Bootcamp by Derick Thompson, work you'll be doing on your business and how to beat out other entrepreneurs to win the $5,000 investment.
We'll help you analyze your market opportunity as you fill out your StartupRunner model with customer jobs, customer segments, size of your beachhead market, value proposition equations and consults with customers.
Map out what a minimal viable product based on your primary value proposition.
Map out what your business model based on your primary value proposition.
Industry City is chalked full of amazing local restaurants to grab a bite to eat.
Create your financial model to project when you'll break even and generate a profit based on your current business assumptions.
Sort out who owns what part of your business and what valuation you'll be asking for if you make it to the Bootcamp Finale.
Figure out if you've got your ducks in a row and can take an investment from StartupRunner.
30 min break for you to prepare for your 3 min pitch to win a $3k investment from StartupRunner if you're in the top five entrepreneurs for the Bootcamp Finals.
StartupRunner Bootcamp Finals
Top five entrepreneurs will get called on to pitch their business to StartupRunner founder Derick Thompson, GP + CTO Thani Sokka and local Brooklyn, NY angel investors. Each entrepreneur gets 3 mins to pitch and 2 mins for Q&A. Investors score each entrepreneur across the five areas they worked on during Bootcamp (Market, Product, Business Model, Financials, Funding). The entrepreneur with the top score will receive a $5,000 lead investment from StartupRunner and opportunity to convince other investors to come in on the round.
Millennial Entrepreneur Community
Stick around for our once a month gathering for Millennials to get inspired, educated & equipped to build a profitable business that positively impacts their community. Learn more about Community.
My purpose is to inspire, educate and equip Millennials to build a profitable business that positively impacts their community. As an entrepreneur, I've founded StartupRunner, RGM, DailyDigital, and BizHive.com. As a management consultant, I've led product development and growth marketing initiatives at 50+ startups and public companies including Dow Jones. As the founder of StartupRunner I've created our TV platform, show, authored Build a Profitable Business® and co-manage our ownership in a growing number of businesses.
Dynamic and creative professional with 17+ years of experience in systems engineering, enterprise architecture, design and development, software project management, object-oriented design, and data/information modeling, working with the latest system development technologies and methodologies Extensive experience as a technical team leader and software project manager for teams of sizes 2-20 developers; have lead and participated in the architecting, designing, developing, and launch of many small, medium, and large scale applications; substantial experience interacting with clients;