Earlier this year, NYSTEC was awarded grant funding from National Grid through their Clean Tech Incubation Program. This program is designed to support entrepreneurial ventures, connect new companies to key resources, address their critical problems, and assist them in capitalizing on emerging opportunities. Earlier this year, NYSTEC was awarded grant funding from National Grid through their Clean Tech Incubation Program. This program is designed to support entrepreneurial ventures, connect new companies to key resources, address their critical problems, and assist them in capitalizing on emerging opportunities. These workshops allow those startups affiliated with IgniteU NY to take a deeper dive into the content covered in standard entrepreneurial programming.

 

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Customer Discovery 2.0

A customer discovery skill-building program focusing on how to setup, conduct and follow-up on customer interviews. Academic institution based incubators focus on quantitative metrics for customer discovery rather than how to build relationships to acquire relevant feedback.

Instructor: Lorraine Ferguson

Winning Process, LLC.


Due Diligence

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This program will provide a methodology and structure for the due diligence process used by angels, VC's and other investors. The approach will cover business, financial and legal considerations and the instructors will be a combination of lawyers and financial professionals who work with startups and early stage companies rather than corporations. 

Instructors: Dave Wojeski - Wojeski and Co.

Matt Wagoner - The Wagoner Firm