Fall 2019 Schedule: New Ventures 3

NV 3 classes are Monday, 3:00 – 5:15, in the Davis Seminar Room (in Breeden Hall), Fall 1 and 2

In addition to class meetings, team must find time to meet with their academic advisor and business mentors on a regular basis

1.     September 9 Organizing meeting: Combined session: teams to present their plans
2.     September 16 Workshop: Addressable market, forecasting revenue, speaker: Michael Doernberg, founder and CEO of eMinor (https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaeldoernberg/)
3.     September 23 No class
4.     September 30 Workshop: Marketing and sales planning, speaker Suzanne Miglucci, President and CEO, Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (https://www.linkedin.com/in/migluccionmarketing/)
5.     October 10 Checkpoint meeting: Split session: Total addressable market & preliminary revenue plan
6.     October 14 Checkpoint meeting: Combined session: Go to market, marketing plan
        October 21 No class — Fuqua fall break
7.     October 28 Workshop: Operating plan & budget, speaker Bobby Bahram, Managing Partner, Excelerate Health Ventures (https://www.linkedin.com/in/bbahram/)
8.     November 4 Workshop: Company boundaries and sustainable competitive advantage, speaker: Katherine G. Manuel, former SVP, Innovation, Thomson Reuters (https://www.linkedin.com/in/katherinemanuel/)
9.     November 11 Checkpoint: Split session: Company plan & pro forma financials
10.  November 18 Workshop: Financing, investor pitch, speakers: Rachael Classi, VP of marketing, Teamworks (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachael-classi/); Kurt Schmidt, Managing Director, Duke Angel Network (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kurtschmidtlinkedin/)
11.  November 25 Checkpoint: Investor pitch, the “ask”
12.  December 2 Presentation rehearsal
13.  December 9 Final presentations