San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Startup Success Boot Camp - Business Plan Writing
Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 1:45 PM to 4:00 PM
K&L Gates Office, 630 Hansen Way, Palo Alto, CA
$20 for online registration, $30 at the door
You might have heard that the overall success rate for first-time entrepreneurs is only 12% -- Do you want to become one of those lucky guys who created successful businesses?
CHAIN is hosting our Startup Success Boot Camp again to help you build a winning business. It is a series of workshops intended to help Chinese entrepreneurs in silicon valley -- such as yourself -- to learn the nuts and bolts of starting a business venture and understand the challenges and risks in the startup process. No fluff, only practical information you can apply right away.
This invitation is to the second workshop focusing on business plan writing. Research shows that companies with written business plans have 50 percent greater sales growth and 12 percent higher gross profit margin than companies without plans.
A successful business plan builds a solid foundation for:
Inspiring the team
The speaker Dr. Han Shen is a principal at Formation 8, a well-known VC firm in U.S., China, Korea and Singapore.
Han will explain various aspects of a well-written business plan both for internal communication purpose as well as for fund-raising discussion with investors.
1:45pm - 2:00pm:Registration and networking
2:00pm - 2:10pm:Welcome and CHAIN introduction to Boot Camp
2:10pm - 3:20pm:Business plan presentation
3:20pm - 3:40pm:Q&A
3:40pm - 4:00pm:Individual 1:1 with attendees
Seating is limited -- reserve yours early!
When & Where
China America Innovation Network (CHAIN)
CHAIN aims to help entrepreneurs transform innovation into value through knowledge and resource exchange between U.S. and China. Our mission is to build a multinational ecosystem of mentors, experts, professionals, and peers based in U.S. and China that will enable entrepreneurs to realize their entrepreneurial ambitions by accessing resources from both U.S. and China. As a non-profit organization, we are powered by a team of passionate volunteers: successful entrepreneurs, experienced executives, business operations professionals and engineering wizards. Founded in 2011, the CHAIN network now connects thousands of members in both Silicon Valley and China.