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Build A Dream Series @DCLibrary

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Shepard Neighborhood Library`

7420 Georgia Ave NW

Washington, DC 20012

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Did you know people with disabilities are twice more likely to be entrepreneurs compared to their non-disabled peers? Ever wanted to start a business and/or be an entrepreneurs? The DC Public Library will host a four session pilot program to train and support entrepreneurs with disabilities in the District. The program is a collaboration with the Disability StartUP Network and will use the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development’s (DSLBD) Build a Dream curriculum. Come learn, gain resources and connect with other entrepreneurs with disabilities. See you Saturday!

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SESSION 1- COMPLETED

Mythbusting | Oct 21, 2017 | 2:00pm

Startups need a supportive community. Learn how to develop a thriving entrepreneurship network during Build a Dream: Workshops for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities, “Session I: Mythbusting.” Join the community on Saturday, October 21 at 9AM EDT at www.DisabilityStartup.com. Our discussion will include a Q&A with our panel of experts. Sponsored by DC Public Library in collaboration with DSN. Curriculum courtesy of the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD)..

  • Teams & Roles

  • What is an Entrpreneurial Idea?

  • Lean Canvas

  • Pitch Basics


SESSION 2

Customer Discovery | Oct 28, 2017 | 2:00pm


  • Hypothesis Testing

  • Finding & Working with Customers

  • Customer Segment WOrksheet


SESSION 3

Basic Business Financials | Nov 4, 2017 | 2:00pm


  • Four Basic Statements

  • Working with an Account

  • Income Statement Worksheet

  • Balance Sheet Worksheet


SESSION 4

Basic Piching | Dec 2, 2017 | 2:00pm


  • Four "Basic" Pitches

  • Constantly Iterating Your Elevator Speech

  • Elevator Pitch Worksheet

  • Capabilities Statement Worksheet




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Sponsored by DC Public Library in collaboration with DSN. Curriculum courtesy of the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development’s (DSLBD).

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7420 Georgia Ave NW

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