Girls in Tech India - Entrepreneur Basics Boot - camp (Curriculum as Taught at Stanford D School)
Date: March 15 - 17, 2016 (3 days)
Time : 9 a.m to 5 p.m
Venue: Khemka Auditorium, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad Campus, India
* Pre-registration is a must for the event. Deadline : March 10th, 2016
This event has the following partners: (Both Knowledge and support)
Zana (World's first virtual incubator), Change Catalyst, IBM, Automattic, LoopUp, GoDaddy, Indian School of Business, Curriculum as taught at Stanford D School, Indian Women Network-CII, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Jobsforher, 50K Ventures (More partners to be announced soon)
During the event Mentors shall participate to help teams and participants shall be judges on last day
Participant fee: Rs. 3000 (Registrations closed) For students: Rs. 1500 (Registrations closed for students) Members and Partners: Discounted fee for participants
Please find below the event details below:
The event is called " Girls in Tech India - Entrepreneur Basics Boot - camp (Curriculum as Taught at Stanford D School) "
A unique three day workshop designed to create a transformation, learning, developmental experience by showcasing entrepreneur basics.
About the program : A deep dive for New Ventures is a unique three-day program designed for participants who seek to create new opportunities in the form of a startup. This program features several accomplished academics, serial entrepreneurs, high-tech executives and venture capitalists who collaborate with Girls in Tech and its partner, Change Catalyst & Zana to create a transformation learning and development experience. For high potential participants with the right mindset, this program is designed to be a “life-altering experience,” setting them on a path to build their own wealth and independence.
Uniqueness of the Program:
1. Teams will be formed on the first day.
2. Highly experienced, skilled, talented Mentors from different fields shall be interacting with teams to provide an in-sight to the teams
3. Teams to pitch and judged on the final day - Awards given and judging by High-Tech companies
Day 1: Ideas & Validation Experience firsthand the importance of testing and validation and why ideas are the easy part
Day 2: Customer Discovery Reduce startup risk and build things people really want by interviewing customers
Day 3: Business Model Canvas Proactively innovate on your business model because companies with great business models win every time
About the speaker: Melinda Briana Epler, Founder & CEO, Change Catalyst
Melinda Briana Epler has more than 20 years of experience elevating brands and developing business innovation strategies for social entrepreneurs, mature social enterprises, Fortune 500 companies and global NGOs.
As Founder & CEO of Change Catalyst, Melinda empowers diverse, inclusive and sustainable tech innovation through events, education and funding. Through Tech Inclusion, an initiative of Change Catalyst, she partners with the tech community to solve diversity and inclusion together. Her work spans the full tech ecosystem, from Education to Workplace, Entrepreneurship and Policy.
Melinda speaks, mentors and writes about diversity and inclusion in tech, social entrepreneurship, women entrepreneurs and investing. She is also an award-winning documentary filmmaker – her film and television work includes projects that exposed the AIDS crisis in South Africa, explored women’s rights in Turkey, and prepared communities for the effects of climate change. She has worked on several television shows, including NBC’s The West Wing.
Terms and Conditions:
1. Deadline for registrations: March 10th, 2016
2. ID card must be carried to the event
3. No swapping of registrations and fee is non-refundable
4. All three days compulsory once registered as its a continuous program
Girls in Tech India' (GIT India) is a non-profit organization focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of women in technology and entrepreneurship