Startup MasterClass - MC2.2 Sales and Distribution

May 23, 4:15 – 6:00 PM

Venture Cafe, Chmielna 73, Warsaw, 00-801

Join us for Startup MasterClass, an 8-part series led by Ahmad Piraiee, director at Startup Grind and seasoned startup expert. Held during our Thursday Gathering sessions, each class covers a distinct topic, guiding you from ideation to creating your startup venture. These sessions provide invaluable insights and practical knowledge to kickstart your entrepreneurial journey.

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About this event

Join us for Startup MasterClass, an 8-part series led by Ahmad Piraiee, director at Startup Grind and seasoned startup expert. Held during our Thursday Gathering sessions, each class covers a distinct topic, guiding you from ideation to creating your startup venture. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned innovator, these sessions provide invaluable insights and practical knowledge to kickstart your entrepreneurial journey.


RSVP: Secure your spot now by RSVPing at https://www.startupgrind.com/e/m5kkdc/


PART 1

Introduction to the Startup Ecosystem

MARCH 7 Week 1: Understanding the Startup Ecosystem

  • Definition and components of a startup ecosystem
  • Role of entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and other stakeholders
  • Importance of collaboration and networking

MARCH 28 Week 2: Building a Strong Startup Ecosystem

  • Identifying and addressing gaps in the local startup ecosystem
  • Developing policies and programs to support startups
  • Creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship


Funding and Investment

APRIL 11 Week 3: Sources of Funding for Startups

  • Bootstrapping, angel investors, venture capital, and crowdfunding
  • Pitching to investors and securing funding
  • Managing and utilizing financial resources effectively

APRIL 25 Week 4: Investment Readiness

  • Preparing a business plan and financial projections
  • Understanding valuation and term sheets
  • Negotiating and closing investment deals


PART 2

Marketing and Sales

MAY 9 Week 5: Developing a Marketing Strategy

  • Identifying target customers and understanding their needs
  • Creating a unique value proposition and positioning
  • Developing a comprehensive marketing plan

MAY 23 Week 6: Sales and Distribution

  • Building a sales team and developing sales strategies
  • Establishing distribution channels and managing customer relationships
  • Measuring and tracking sales performance


Growth and Expansion

JUNE 6 Week 7: Scaling Up and Growth Strategies

  • Identifying opportunities for growth and expansion
  • Developing a growth plan and implementing it effectively
  • Managing the challenges of rapid growth

JUNE 20 Week 8: Internationalization and Global Expansion

  • Understanding the global startup landscape
  • Identifying potential international markets
  • Developing a strategy for international expansion


About #ThursdayGathering

Join us at the Venture Café Warsaw's #ThursdayGathering, a weekly hub that fosters collaboration among early-stage entrepreneurs, innovators, mentors, and investors.

About #StartupGrind

A global startup community present in 600 cities across 125 countries, #StartupGrind empowers startups with education, opportunities, and connections, placing friendships over contacts and giving before taking."

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Speaker

  • Ahmad Piraiee

    Startup Grind Warsaw

    Director

When

When

Thursday, May 23, 2024
4:15 PM – 6:00 PM UTC

Agenda

MasterClass

Organizer

  • Ahmad Piraiee

    Startup Grind Warsaw

    Chapter Director

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