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BootCamp for Start-Ups Turns Business Ideas into Reality

GreenLight Entrepreneurship BootCamp set for August 18-22, 2014

LANSING, MI -- For first-time entrepreneurs, launching a business takes substantial research and planning before they start to see a profit. The GreenLight Entrepreneurial Boot Camp is tailor-made to help provide new leaders with start-up resources in one location. A partnership between Spartan Innovations, Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and the MSU Innovation Center, this week-long instruction course helps take start-ups from ideation to harvest.

“We’re working to spur entrepreneurship throughout the region, from helping MSU faculty members interested in learning more about turning their concepts into robust businesses, to assisting local startups who have a great idea and need help getting off the ground ,” shared Brian Abraham, Executive Director of Spartan Innovations, “This is the first paperless Boot Camp in the region that offers instruction, information and resources built on strong partnerships both inside and outside Michigan State University.”

This week-long intensive, interactive course is designed for entrepreneurs and startups looking to create new businesses and new opportunities. Covering topics that include financing, business and finance planning, market analysis, managing change, and launch strategy, the paperless course August 18-22 for five days in the 300 Room at the MSU Innovation Center, located at 325 E Grand River.

“This program helps open more doors to entrepreneurial opportunity and small business ownership in the Greater Lansing region,” said Jeff Smith, Director of the New Economy Division. “We’ve identified a real need for programs that help the entrepreneurially-minded get the training and support they need to become Lansing’s next great innovators and job-creators.”

Candidates can sign up to attend the course at http://greenlightbc.eventbrite.com. The $500 registration and materials fee includes dinner each evening, parking, course books, materials and instruction time.


Via MSU Today: Bootcamp for Startups (08.05.14)