620 First Avenue South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
6:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Sales | Retail
Learn what it takes to deveop a rough idea into a solid vision, then accelerate that vision into a viable and sustainable company. Adeo Ressi has started a number of successful tech companies from scratch, and his Founder Institute has accelerated more than 750 companies in 40 cities on five continents. At Startup Vision, Adeo will outline the common denominators that successful startup founders share, and explain the model that has produced a 90% success rate.
What is the Startup Vision Bootcamp?Startup Vision Bootcamp provides expert advice with real-world practice. The evening begins with talks by leading startup Founders designed to teach you the components of good and bad startup ideas. For example, is your market big enough, is there organic growth potential, and a clear path to profitability? Then, attendees can share their ideas with both experts and peers to receive constructive feedback. The evening format is based on the best practices of the Founder Institute, the largest idea-stage company acceleration program in the world.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone who has an idea for an early-stage company.Anyone that is interested starting or joining a new startup.Anyone interested in learning about the Founder Institute program.
What is the Agenda?Expert Presentations: The event begins with a lecture from Adeo Ressi on how to form, evaluate, and articulate good startup ideas.
Expert Feedback Workshop: Attendees will then have the opportunity to publicly share their ideas with Adeo, in order to get expert feedback, guidance, and suggested next steps.
Peer Feedback Workshop: Finally, attendees will have the opportunity to "speed pitch" their ideas to individual attendees in a more private manner, in order to gather feedback, and identify possible partners and co-founders.
Following the Event: Following the event, the event hosts, speakers, and many attendees will go to a local restaurant to continue networking. What is the Founder Institute?The Founder Institute is an early-stage startup accelerator and global launch network that helps entrepreneurs create meaningful and enduring technology companies. Through a part-time four month program, existing and prospective founders can launch their dream company with expert training, feedback, and support from experienced startup CEOs - while not being required to quit their day job. Our unique Graduate Liquidity Pool also enables graduates and mentors to share in the equity upside of each class, creating local, teamwork-based ecosystems where great new businesses can flourish. In just three years of operation, the Founder Institute has already helped launch over 750 technology companies in over 40 cities worldwide.
How do I join the Institute?Learn more about the Founder Institute here. If you could benefit from expert training, feedback, and support to launch a technology company, apply today. If you apply using the link below and show up to the event, you will be invited to take the Predictive Admissions Test for free; http://FI.co/join/ideation To get updates on the Founder Institute, follow us @founding or sign up for our newsletter.
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