What is NEXT?If you are building a startup, NEXT can save you thousands of dollars and months of your life. Most startups fail because they lack customers and a profitable business model. The NEXT program helps startup founders build successful startups. Attend NEXT to test and improve your startup idea and to prepare yourself for an accelerator, investor or early-stage launch by:
Learning from potential customers to validate your business model assumptions
Learning tactical hacks on how to get valuable and actionable customer feedback
Getting valuable feedback from our kick-ass local mentors
Additionally, you will gain other crucial startup founder skills and learn about:
Big Markets Big Ideas. How to spot a big idea vs. a small one.
Fundability. Bootstrapping, Angels, VCs … understand which is the right one for you!
Pitching Your Idea. Raising money, recruiting, or selling product? Your pitch always matters.
Go to Market. Avoid burning cash. Do your "homework" first.
The NEXT Program is just 5 weeks long and consists of 3 hour weekly working sessions with other attendees and mentors. Don't spend your time and money building something that no one wants! Click here for the full Program Schedule and FAQ's NEXT is sponsored by Google for Entrepreneurs and UP Global and is developed in partnership with Steve Blank, Techstars, Global Accelerator Network and Startup Weekend.
Even though individuals can attend NEXT, the program has been developed and is strongly recommended for startup teams and co-founders.
The program will start on Monday, October 14th at CoLoft and run every Monday at 6:00pm for 5 weeks.