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Venture Jump Start Program Spring 2020

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North Rockwell Lounge

638 S Sherwood St

Fort Collins , CO 80521

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Join the CSU Institute for Entrepreneurship on Mondays at Rockwell North Lounge, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, for the Venture “Jump Start” program.

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Thinking about becoming your own boss? Curious to learn about what it takes to bring a new venture to life? Want to work for a fast moving startup? Need to get your new business off the ground?

Join us every Monday evening Mar. 9th through Mar. 20th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM for this workshop series and explore the entrepreneurial journey that all new ventures take!

Bring your curiosity, your laptop, and your Excel program to Rockwell North 1st Floor Venture Lounge on Laurel Street and collaborate with others who are interested in taking this incredible entrepreneurial journey.

What you will learn:

  • Applying your market validation research to your business
  • Types of incorporation and which one makes sense for you
  • Setting up a successful business plan
  • Financial projections and accounting best practices
  • Human resources for the early stage company
  • Go-to-market strategies & building your entry plan
  • Growing your business through effective marketing
  • Understanding exits... Operate or sell

We even have a therapy dog, Mr. Murphy, to get us through the rough spots!

About your instructor:

William R. (Bill) Cobb, is a successful business Executive, Author and Speaker who moved to Colorado to join the newly created US West in 1985. Over the course of his career he has held such challenging assignments as Executive Vice President for a communications equipment company, Regional Vice President of a communication services company, President of US West Federal Communications Systems, and Vice President and General Manager of U S West Communication’s Large Business and Government Services Division. He moved on to become President and CEO of a technology startup company and led the strategic planning activities for a telecommunications infrastructure firm. More recently, he served as Managing Director of North American Operations for CH2M HILL’s Communications Group.

In addition to his corporate assignments, Bill has always been an active contributor to the communities he felt privileged to be part of. He has been a member of the Colorado Commission for Space Science and Industry, and served multiple roles as both an officer and as board member for the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. He currently volunteers as a business coach for the Northern Colorado entrepreneurial community and serves as the Chairman and CEO of QuadshoX, LLC, and emerging new enterprise located in Fort Collins, CO. Bill has been recognized in America’s registry of outstanding professionals, and was a member of the International Association of Business Communicators. He is listed with the International Association of Speaker Bureaus, and is the author of “Targeted Tactics – Transforming Strategy into Measurable Results,” and co-author with M. L. Johnson, Ed.D., Ph.D. of “Business Alchemy: Turning Ideas into Gold.”

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