Startup Ada Boot Camp 2021
ADA, OKLAHOMA – Ada Jobs Foundation will again host the Startup Ada Boot Camp (SABC), offering this year’s participants the opportunity to join either virtually or in-person. The Boot Camp is a 6-week cohort based online program designed to equip entrepreneurs with the education and resources needed to take their businesses from an idea stage to being ready to pitch. Participants can choose to sign up for all 6 classes or individual classes that meet their needs and schedule.
Starting October 8th, 2021, SABC will bring together a group of passionate early-stage startups and small businesses for six consecutive Friday sessions from 11:00am-2:30pm leading into Demo Day at The Big Pitch Ada 2021, taking place on Thursday, November 11th.
Each class will include an expert speaker, topic-based educational curriculum, peer-to-peer interaction, an active work period for hands-on learning, and networking. Topics include Customer Discovery, Legal Basics, Intellectual Property, Creating a Viable Product, Startup Financing, Marketing & Branding, and Pitch Ready.
"One focus of the Ada Jobs Foundation is growing and supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs,” stated AJF Entrepreneurship Specialist and event organizer Jason London. “The Startup Ada Boot Camp provide resources to early-stage entrepreneurs and small business owners looking at launching a business idea or growing their business.”
“You can start your entrepreneurial journey by joining the Startup Ada Bootcamp and having access to a team that is vested in making you successful, even beyond this program,” said Naresh Juneja, a graduate of the 2020 SABC cohort. “The Ada Jobs Foundation team have provided valuable feedback and guidance from the beginning of the program to the current day.”
Early-stage startups and small businesses are encouraged to apply. The boot camp is also open to those with a business concept in the idea stage and existing small business owners that would like to grow their business. The course is designed to ensure topics are beneficial to participants goals and growth, and will result in building their networks, refining their skillsets, and ultimately a better product.
The deadline to submit an application is October 1st. Those interested can apply at: https://bit.ly/sabc2021
The course is $75, which covers all necessary educational materials and technology access for the Boot Camp. Individual classes are $20 each. The Ada Jobs Foundation will invoice all participants via email after they successfully complete the registration form If the program fee is a barrier, please inquire about scholarship opportunities.