BkVF Venture Academy (13th November 2013, Protik Tirana, Albania)

The venture academy on the 13th of November will be a final preparation for the selected companies to pitch at Balkan Venture Forum Tirana. The schedule is the following:

Wednesday 13 November 2013
13:00 Opening
13:30 Coaching Session I Coaching Session II Coaching Session III
15:15 Coffee Break
15:45 Coaching Session I Coaching Session I Coaching Session III
17:30 Closing

Past coaching:

BkVF Venture Academy (28-29 September 2013, Protik Tirana, Albania)

Do you have an idea, technology, product or service that you believe has great business potential? If so, then you can’t afford to miss the two day training to help you develop your business and prepare you to approach investors. This workshop will help you apply to compete for a slot to pitch your business to investors at the forthcoming Balkan Venture Forum Tirana.

At the training you will gain key knowledge necessary for the development of your product and business, for identifying markets and customers, for preparing your business plan and projections, and for raising money to launch and grow your business.

Through this process you have a unique opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills for the business process and communication with international investors. This will increase your chances to rank well in the contest for the best regional innovations and business project at the BkVF.

Apply NOW for this FREE training at the BkVF Venture Academy and discover how to turn your ideas into commercial and financial success.

Application deadline: 23 September
Selected list publication: 25 September
Training dates: 28-29 September
Location: PROTIK ICT Resource Center, “Papa Gjon Pali”Street, Nr 3, First Floor, Tirana
Contact: info@balkanunlimited.org

Agenda

Day 1 – Saturday, 28 September 2013 (9:00 to 17:00) Day 2 – Sunday, 29 September 2013 (10:00 to 16:30)
9:00 Registration and Coffee9:30 Welcoming and Introduction

  • Venture Academy Workshop Overview
  • Introduction of participants

10:15 Presentation of BkVF Tirana

  • Mission and objective of the event
  • Program overview
  • Opportunities for entrepreneurs

11:00 How to start your business

  • Identifying market problems/opportunities
  • Basic principles of product/service development
  • Registering your business

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Market Analysis

  • Identifying and analyzing your market
  • Developing marketing and promotional strategy
  • Determining revenue and sales models

15:30 Developing a competitive business model

  • Introduction to Business Model Canvas
  • Developing a business plan
  • Developing an elevator pitch

16:45 Review of next day’s agenda

9:00 Registration and Coffee9:30 Access to Finance for startups/entrepreneurs11:00 BkVF Tirana Company Pitching Competition

  • Evaluation criteria
  • What are investors looking for

12:30 Lunch

13:30 How to Pitch – Pitching Presentation Template

15:00 Elevator Pitches by participants

16:30 Application process for BkVF Tirana

17:00 Workshop end

Applying period for the free training at the BkVF Venture Academy finished.