TechCelerator @ South Central

BEN FRANKLIN’S TECHCELERATOR @ SOUTH CENTRAL CAN HELP YOU GET FROM STARTUP TO UP AND RUNNING

With locations in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York – and more to come, Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator Program invites area entrepreneurs, researchers, software developers or anyone with a new business idea to participate in our 8-Week Boot Camp for Business Startups. This exciting program has already helped launch dozens of companies in the area, and yours could be next!

Held in convenient locations, the weekly sessions are FREE of charge and held on Thursday evenings from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. One-on-one mentoring is included in the program, so all you will ever spend is your time. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! At the completion of the eight weeks, you will have the chance to pitch your business idea to a panel of local professionals and maybe win up to $10,000 in startup funding.

If you have always wanted to start your own tech-business, don’t hesitate, ACCELERATE! You’ll come away from the experience knowing if this is the right time to start your business, if being a business owner is really right for you, and with a valuable toolbox consisting of best-practices and lessons learned from other successful entrepreneurs. Space is limited, so reserve your seat today by contacting Ross Gibson-Delasin at (717) 948-6339.

Program Curriculum:

The BF TechCelerator’s weekly business startup boot camps and one-on-one mentoring sessions target emerging tech-entrepreneurs from surrounding communities. “Graduation” will include a pitch presentation to a panel of local professionals and potential investors. Topics that will be addressed during the eight weeks include:

· Business Model overview

· Who’s your Customer? What’s your market?

· What’s your Value Proposition

· Customer Relationships – Get/Keep/Grow

· Basic Financials – Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow

· Estimating Operating & Startup Costs

· Revenue/Pricing/Costs

· Funding Options

· Basic Legal – Business Structure & Ownership

When:

September 21, 2017

Where:

1010 North Seventh Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102 – Suite 304 (Ben Franklin Technology Partners)

Time:

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Contact: 

Ross Gibson Delasin | 717-948-6339 | rossgibson@cnp.benfranklin.org

  • Is your business in the concept or pre-revenue stage?
  • Is there a technology component to your business idea?
  • Can you attend an eight/ten-week program, once a week?
  • Are you planning to commercialize your business concept?