Phoenix: Start-Up Foundations Cohort January 2016 Apply

General Overview

We are doing it again! The Wasabi Ventures Academy is hosting another Cohort in Arizona in January of 2016. A Start-Up Foundations cohort will be held in Phoenix. This course will feature a similar program to the original Start-Up Foundations, with the added features of multiple in person sessions, and access to local tools and resources in the community. The cohorts will be comprised of approximately 20 candidates located in each ecosystem, apply above to be considered for this revolutionary program.

Why Phoenix

As Wasabi Ventures enters the Phoenix ecosystem, the Wasabi Ventures Academy will be making an impact as well. With a strong talent pool, and a thriving economy these two locations will be a great home for the potential of the WV academy. As Wasabi Ventures closes in on multiple strategic partners in the region, the WV academy will be able to leverage these assets to create a substantial cohort.

Curriculum / Details

 A three-month hybrid online and in-person program in which canidates have weekly Q&A sessions with Alumni,CEOs,Founders, and the WV General Partners.

Session 1: Overview of the Startup Life Cycle         Session 7: Idea Brainstorming

Session 2: Startup Finance 101                                 Session 8: Creating an Effective Pitch Deck

Session 3: Effective Startup Due Diligence     Session 9: Communicating with Advisors and Investors

Session 4: Becoming an Authority in an Industry   Session 10: Working with an Engineering Team

Session 5: Analyzing a Competitive Landscape      Session 11: My Career and the Startup World

Session 6: The 5 Red Flags of Startups

KickOff and Events will be held at DeskHub (