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Startup 101 | Platform Calgary

Startup 101 | Platform Calgary

Business-building
  • January 10, 2024
  • 5:00 pm
  • Platform Innovation Centre - Classroom 2

Get ready to embark on your entrepreneurial journey with Startup 101, Platform Calgary’s early-stage startup program. The world of startups can seem like uncharted territory, whether you’re nurturing a groundbreaking idea, exploring a new career path, or seeking solutions to real-world problems. But fear not – Platform Calgary, its vibrant community, and its dedicated partners are here to provide unwavering support every step of the way!

Startup 101 is for you if…

  • You have an idea for a business and want tangible steps to get started
  • You’re curious about what support is available to you, and how to use it
  • You’re overwhelmed by startup lingo (MVP who?)

Startup 101 is a three-hour course, broken down into three segments:

  • Startup Fundamentals
  • The Problem, Customer Discovery and an Elevator Pitch
  • Calgary Startup Community and Resources.

What You’ll Gain from Startup 101:

📌 Understanding Startups: Discover what truly defines a startup, setting the foundation for your entrepreneurial journey.

📌 Startup vs Small Business vs Scaleup: Learn the nuances that distinguish startups from other business types.

📌 Articulating the Problem: Hone your skills in crafting a compelling Problem Statement, a vital step in developing your startup.

📌 Customer Discovery: Get an introduction to the art of connecting with your customers and gathering crucial insights.

📌 Crafting an Elevator Pitch: Learn how to present yourself and your ideas with confidence through the art of the Elevator Pitch.

📌 Navigating the Calgary Startup Community: Gain the insider’s perspective on navigating the dynamic Calgary startup landscape.

Your journey begins right here, equipped with the essential tools, knowledge, and connections to fuel your dreams. Whether you’re a dreamer, a doer, or a curious explorer, Startup 101 serves as your ultimate launchpad.

Register now and reserve your spot!

Reach out to 📧shelby.boehm@platformcalgary.com if you have any questions or need further information before the program begins.

About Platform Calgary

Platform Calgary brings together the resources of Calgary’s tech ecosystem to help startups launch and grow at every step of their journey, from ideation through to scale. We focus on making all parts of Calgary’s startup ecosystem better resourced, connected, efficient and prominent.

Behind every great innovator is a great community. The Platform Innovation Centre is the front door to this community — a single point of access for people as they navigate Calgary’s innovation ecosystem.

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