Week Date Start End Location Event Assignment Slides
Week 1
9/22 4:30pm 7:15pm Y2E2 111 Opportunity Assessment pptx
9/23 5:30pm 7:30pm Mixer 1: Brainstorming
9/24 6:00pm 7:30pm Mixer 2: Pitching
Week 2
9/29 3:45pm 4:15pm Y2E2 111 Mentor Meet and Greet
9/29 4:30pm 7:15pm Y2E2 111 Market Validation
Customer Discovery
2. GTM and Fieldwork (docx) pptx
9/30 5:30pm 7:30pm Nano 232 Market Research and Rapid Development with
Francois and Michael
pptx
video
Week 3
10/6 4:30pm 7:15pm Y2E2 111 Go-to-market
Product Validation
3. Financial Assumptions (docx) pptx
10/10 8:30am 12:00pm Y2E2-101, Y2E2-105 Gate 1 Presentations
Week 4
10/13 4:30pm 7:15pm Y2E2 111 Financial Modeling 4. Unit Economics and Product Development (docx) pptx
10/14 6pm 7:30pm Hewlett 101 (FOR CFOs) Financial Modeling
Deep Dive
video
Week 5
10/20 4:30pm 7:15pm Y2E2 111 Product Development Plan 5. Financial Metrics (docx) pptx
extra pptx
Week 6
10/27 4:30pm 7:15pm Y2E2 111 Financing 6. Cap Table (docx) pptx
10/29 5:30pm 6:30pm Nano 232 VC Term Sheets video
10/31 8:30am 12:00pm Y2E2-101, Y2E2-105 Gate 2 Presentations
Week 7
11/3 4:30pm 7:15pm Y2E2 111 Capitalization 7. Business Canvas (pptx)
Week 8
11/10 4:30pm 7:15pm Y2E2 111 VC Presentation
8. Business Canvas Expansion (docx)
Week 9
11/17 4:30pm 7:15pm Y2E2 111 Entrepreneurship:
Extreme Sport
9. Team Equity Split (docx)
11/24 Thanksgiving
Week 10
12/1 2:00pm 6:00pm Huang 304 Dry Run 1
12/2 2:00pm 6:00pm Huang 304 Dry Run 2
12/3 8:45am 4:15pm Y2E2 270 Final Presentations
12/4 8:45am 4:15pm Y2E2 270 Final Presentations


Week 1 (Sept. 22th - Sept. 28th)

Course Introduction

Opportunity Assessment

Team Mixer I - Brainstorming - Wednesday, September 24 (5:30 PM) MANDATORY

Team Mixer II - Pitching - Thursday, September 25 (6:00 PM)

Deliverables

Reading/Speaker Prep



Week 2 (Sept. 29th - Oct. 5th)

Special Session, Sept. 30th 3:45pm

Market Validation

Customer Discovery

Wednesday, Special Session - TA's

Deliverables

Reading/Speaker Prep



Week 3 (Oct. 6th - Oct. 12th)

Go-to-Market Planning

Product Validation

Deliverables

Reading/Speaker Prep

Gate I: Opportunity Assessment

Saturday, October 10 (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM) Y2E2-101/105

Gate I Examples:



Week 4 (Oct. 13th - Oct. 19th)

Financial Modeling

Thursday, Special Session - CFO Deep Dive

Deliverables

Reading/Speaker Prep



Week 5 (Oct. 20st - Oct. 26th)

Product Development Plan