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Startup Essentials: Startup 101 – Calgary

March 13 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you ready to turn your business idea into reality? Embark on an exciting journey with Startup 101, hosted by Platform Calgary.

Get ready to embark on your entrepreneurial journey with Startup 101, Platform Calgary’s early-stage startup program. The startup scene can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Whether you’re nurturing a business idea, exploring a new career path, or seeking solutions to real-world problems, Startup 101 can help you get started.

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 program, broken down into three segments:

  • Startup fundamentals
  • The problem, customer discovery, elevator pitches
  • Calgary’s 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 to help you build a solution they actually want and need.

📌 Crafting an elevator pitch: Learn how to present yourself and your ideas with confidence.

📌 Navigating Calgary’s startup community: Gain the insider’s perspective on navigating the landscape.

Register now and reserve your spot!

Reach out to 📧 [email protected] if you have any questions or need further information before the program begins.