Program for Entrepreneurs

Spring 2020 Schedule: New Ventures 2

The schedule is subject to revision, please check back regularly.
Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are 3:00 — 5:15 and will be held in the Davis Meeting Room at Fuqua.
1. Week of Jan. 20
Tuesday, Jan. 21 Organizing meeting
2. Week of Jan 27
Monday, Jan. 27 Workshop: target customer, speaker: Monica Wood, Cofounder & CEO at Myxx, https://www.linkedin.com/in/monica-wood-965a8b/
Thursday, Jan. 30 No class meeting: meet with advisor
3. Week of Feb. 3
Monday, Feb. 3 Guest presentation: speaker: Mary Maclean Asbill, Senior Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center, https://www.southernenvironment.org/staff/mary-maclean-asbill
Thursday, Feb. 6 No class meeting: meet with advisor
4. Week of Feb. 10
Monday, Feb. 10 Checkpoint meeting: target customer

Milestone update due the day before the checkpoint at 11:59 pm

Thursday, Feb. 13 No class meeting: meet with advisor
5. Week of Feb. 17
Monday, Feb. 17 Workshop: business model, speaker: Sue Harnett, Women-in-Tech and D&I Founder & President, https://www.linkedin.com/in/sueharnett/
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2:00 – 4:00 Meetings with CEI Advisory Board
6. Week of Feb. 24
Monday, Feb. 24 Checkpoint meeting: business model

Milestone update due the day before the checkpoint at 11:59 pm

Thursday, Feb. 27 No class meeting: meet with advisor
7. Week of March 1 — No Class — Fuqua Spring Break
8. Week of March 9 — No Class — Fuqua Spring Break
9. Week of March 16
Monday, March 16 Workshop: Sustainable competitive advantage: speaker: David Spitz, CEO, ChannelAdvisor, https://www.linkedin.com/in/spitz/
Thursday, March 19 No class meeting: meet with advisor
10. Week of March 23
Monday, March 23 Workshop: milestone planning, speaker: Jon Fjeld
Thursday, March 26 No class meeting: meet with advisor
11. Week of March 30
Monday, March 30 Checkpoint meeting: Milestones / roadmap

Milestone update due the day before the checkpoint at 11:59 pm

Thursday, April 2 No class meeting: meet with advisor
12. Week of April 6
Monday, April 6 Workshop: Investor perspective, speaker: Kurt Schmidt, Managing Director, Duke Angel Network, https://www.linkedin.com/in/kurtschmidtlinkedin/
Thursday, April 10 No class meeting: meet with advisor
13. Week of April 13
Monday, April 13 Presentation rehearsal
Thursday, April 16 Individual presentation review as necessary
14. Week of April 20
Monday, April 20, Location: TBD Final presentations

Panel: Elaine Bolle, Angel Investor, https://www.linkedin.com/in/elainebolle/; Eva Doss, CEO, The Launch Place, https://www.linkedin.com/in/eva-doss-19a4268/; Doug Hirsch, Founder & CEO, GoodRX, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dougjoe/

15. Week of April 27
Wednesday, April 29, midnight Final reports due