29 June 2019, Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
Building a successful startup from idea to successful launch and beyond is a mysterious process for many. There is so much information out there and it can be very difficult to obtain what is the right information for you and when it’s relevant to you.
There is a growing need for knowledge and tools that focus on full startup journey by connecting methods, tools and knowledge from various stages in systematic manner, along with understanding of the service ecosystems supporting this journey.Dynamic startup ecosystems breed new startups that create 2/3 of new jobs, attract international talent and foreign direct investments.
The main target of Startup Masterclass is to increase the volume of entrepreneurship and likelihood of startup success by focusing to remove or reduce the biggest “universal risks” and to educate about optimal methods and structures that are both strong and flexible to sustain failures at various levels.
The Startup Masterclass takes a deep dive to discover the startup world through startup development phases framework. The focus of the masterclass is on describing the holistic big picture of startups, related items and journey as a whole and think on each of the key parts of this journey, from formation to validation and to scaling.
An overview to startups, startup development phases and startup ecosystems as the “factory” (or funnel).
Communicating from various stakeholders perspective – from entrepreneurs point of view, team members point of view, investor's perspective, government's perspective, operative support organization perspective for holistic view.
Understand what are the most important activities to focus on from each of these perspectives at each of the development phases.
Anyone who is interested to have better understanding about startups and the journey it takes from idea to success and what are the typical failures and pitfalls in between.
Specifically suited for those preparing to go into this journey, either by starting a venture or joining a venture already in progress
For those working with startups or startup related projects and activities
For those looking to potentially start investing to startups, as new business angel, crowdfunding investor or in form of work investing (sweat equity).
How startup development phases from formation, to validation, to scaling
Key terminology – idea & innovation, entrepreneurship & startups
Key success & failure factors
About investors, advisors & mentors
How startup stages help in building a venture
How do investors and others view startups
How is value built and measured in various phases
Some basic methods & tools
Additional learning & tools/ resources for self-learning
Registration Fee - AED 800 (Includes course material, certificate of participation and lunch/refreshments)
The instructor was very knowledgeable and passionate about the subject matter. I highly recommend this course for budding entrepreneurs
Project Director, IMKAN, UAE
A must-attend masterclass for anyone starting a new business
Dr. Sajjan R. Agarwal
Dermatologist, Rama Skin Clinic, India
A convenient way of getting a general overview of what to look for while planning a startup.
Founder, Race Agent
A very good overview on the topic with all information covered. Helpful and within a nice venue.
Jose Antonio Carrillo Andrada
Professor of Architecture, American University in Dubai