Are you a student or researcher with a great business idea, but don’t know where to start? Join the Humanities Bootcamp to learn the basics of developing your business ideas into a successful company. We cover all stages of starting a business and help you boost your entrepreneurial skills. During the week you will work with mentors, coaches and experienced entrepreneurs to help you tackle the challenges of starting a company in the humanities. The Bootcamp is open to humanities students, researchers and alumni from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU).
Four days of interactive lectures and workshops followed by hands-on exercises teaching you how to put theory into practice. In addition, you will get to hear insights of venture building from experienced entrepreneurs. The dates for the program are October 26, 27 & 29, 30 in 2020. The program takes place from approximately 10:00 to 17:00 on all days.
Program: Humanities Bootcamp
Dates: October 26, 27, 29 & 30, 2020
Times: 10:00 – 17:00 (attendance is required on all days)
Location: Humanities Lab AVS Binnengasthuisstraat 9, 1012 ZA Amsterdam
Costs: Fully sponsored by IXA / IXAnext program
Apply now: https://www.f6s.com/humanitiesbootcampoctober
Full-time (four days) crash course in entrepreneurship covering all essential aspects of starting a business. During this week you will work on:
DAY 1 CUSTOMER VALIDATION
• Meet likeminded entrepreneurs
• Customer validation
DAY 2 BUSINESS MODEL AND MENTORING
• Business model canvas
• Startup mentoring
DAY 3 PITCH TRAINING AND FINANCE SESSION
Pitch training: tips & tricks
• Finance session
• Meet a likeminded entrepreneur
DAY 4 STARTUP FUNDING AND FINAL PITCHES
• Team work
• Final pitches
Feedback from previous participants
“THE PROGRAM OFFERED GREAT TOOLS TO MAKE MY IDEAS MORE CONCRETE. IT WAS INSPIRING, STIMULATING AND SOMETIMES CONFRONTATIONAL, ALL IN A POSITIVE SENSE!”
Meike Korpershoek, De Taalprof
“EVERYONE IN THE PROGRAM WENT ALL-IN WITH THEIR OWN IDEAS, BUT ALSO WITH HELPING EACH OTHER. THIS CREATED A GREAT ATMOSPHERE FOR DEVELOPING NEW THOUGHTS.” Casper Vuurmans, Vuurwerk
The Humanities Bootcamp is initiated by Humanities Lab AVS at UvA and IXA at UvA & VU and executed by ACE (Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship)
Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA) is the knowledge transfer office of UvA, VU, HvA and Amsterdam UMC.
Humanities Lab AVS (Amsterdam Venture Studio) is one of the six AVS locations, located within the University Quarter.
Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) is the central incubator for UvA, VU, HvA and Amsterdam UMC.
About ACE: contact Daniela Redondo Velez at: email@example.com
About the Humanities Lab: contact Jonneke Bekkenkamp at J.J.Bekkenkamp@uva.nl
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