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Date: November 10, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: Zoom

Find how you can achieve your business aspirations by understanding key financial concepts that will guide you in developing the vision for your entrepreneurial journey. 

Date: November 20, 2020 - 8:00am to November 21, 2020 - 6:00pm
Location: Virtual

8:00am - 1:00pm | Friday, 11/20/2020 

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8:00am - 1:00pm | Thursday, 11/21/2020

Join Estrella Mountain Community College and ASU Entrepreneurship + Innovation in this full online experience to gain workforce skills and the opportunity to win fantastic prizes! This action-packed two-day virtual meetup brings together the best creative minds at Estrella Mountain Community College to build real-life solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Community college students of all majors, backgrounds, and experiences will build community, practice entrepreneurial skills and gain tools needed in today's workforce. Help make the West Valley into a safe, vibrant, innovative community you are proud to call home!

The week leading up to the event, students who register will receive emails, tools and video presentations by local organizations dealing with real challenges faced in our community. Participants can also submit problems they want to solve.

On Friday, November 20, from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm participants will create diverse work teams to develop real-life solutions and pitch their innovative ideas. Local mentors will be available to give feedback and ideas.

Then Saturday, November 21, from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm; participants will work with their teams to refine their idea, create an implementation strategy and pitch their idea to local leaders. A panel of community leaders will select student groups to win fantastic prizes, including scholarship funding.

To be eligible for the scholarships, you must be a current EMCC student and participate in both days.

Date: December 3, 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Peoria Sports Complex

Register for this evening of in-depth discussion with founders, developers, experts and resource partners in the startup ecosystem at the Peoria Sports Complex. Join the ASU E+I  Peoria Forward team as they have conversations with successful entrepreneurs in the West Valley. Get connected and develop the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Peoria. 

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Date:
06/03/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location:
Zoom

Join us on Wednesday mornings to meet over a virtual cup of coffee to give each other support, encouragement and feedback about entrepreneurial ideas. 1 Million Cups provides a platform to share ideas and connect with entrepreneurial-minded people in your community. Free and open to the public. Registration required.

 
 
 
 
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Date:
06/10/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location:
Virtual - Zoom

This is an event that brings entrepreneurs and the East Valley together over {virtual} coffee and conversations. We hope the innovators in our community attend with the intention to be supportive and constructive and look forward to seeing you at 9am MST on Wednesday, June 10th!

We request that you do NOT post the Zoom login info on any social media sites and it only be forwarded to those trusted by you.

If you are joining using a Zoom account (free or Pro), it is recommended you upgrade it to the latest 5.0 version because of added encryption. The registration/waiting room function will be in place for this meeting, so please do RSVP & be patient after you sign in.

 
Date:
06/10/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location:
ZOOM

Join us on Wednesday mornings to meet over a virtual cup of coffee to give each other support, encouragement and feedback about entrepreneurial ideas. 1 Million Cups provides a platform to share ideas and connect with entrepreneurial-minded people in your community. Free and open to the public. Registration required

 
 
Date:
06/12/2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location:
Virtual via Zoom

Who: Ideal for founders who want to deepen their understanding and fine-tune the foundation of their business model to achieve product/market fit and to increase their performance in pitch competitions and other seed funding opportunities.

What: These workshops are focused on assumption/hypothesis-testing, customer-focused discovery process to gather important insights needed to maximize the impact of their venture. The sessions will discuss customer discovery,value proposition, customer segmentation and customer feedback. These workshops will be held on two consecutive Fridays via Zoom.

When: Friday, May 29th , 2020; 11:00 am - 12:30 pm  
            Friday, June 12th, 2020; 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Please note this is a two-part series both sessions are mandatory.
 

 
 
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Date:
06/17/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location:
Zoom

Join us on Wednesday mornings to meet over a virtual cup of coffee to give each other support, encouragement and feedback about entrepreneurial ideas. 1 Million Cups provides a platform to share ideas and connect with entrepreneurial-minded people in your community. Free and open to the public. Registration required

 
 
Date:
06/19/2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location:
Virtual Via Zoom

Who: Ideal for founders and teams interested in innovative ways to respond to new challenges and novel risks with adaptability and agility.

What: At the Risk Innovation Nexus, we are working with businesses on innovative ways to succeed in the face of an increasing array of complex and unconventional risks - from radical new technologies to shifting social norms and the organizations and systems in which innovation occurs.
We invite you to join us as we introduce our key tools and approaches to begin laying the foundation for a risk innovation mindset. By focusing on value for your enterprise, investors, community, and customers, we will work with your business to identify your overlooked or forgotten "orphan risks" and begin the process of turning these areas of threat into opportunities for new value growth for you and your team

 
 
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Date:
06/26/2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location:
Virtual Via Zoom

Title: Bookkeeping & Budgeting Basics

Who: ASU-affiliated founders who have already won money and need to get started on their bookkeeping. This course will be facilitated by Marcy Maslov, an experienced accountant, entrepreneur, game inventor and Venture mentor.

What: So you’ve won money, now what? This program will teach you how to set up a budget for your money, create your bookkeeping system, and prepare financial statements. These classes will be hands-on with exercises designed to set up your accounting system, track your expenses and manage your budget.

 
 
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