Section 1: HBS Startup Bootcamp (Jan 11-20)

 

Day 1: Problem Finding - Jan 11

Day 2: Solution Finding - Jan 12

Day 3: Business Model Design and Validation - Jan 13

Day 4,5,6 MLK Holiday

DAY 7: MARKETING AND SALES - jan 17

  • 09:30 - 10:30 | Aldrich 208 | Debrief + interactive lecture, Prof. Eisenmann
  • 10:30 - 12:00 | Aldrich 208 |  Live case with Mark Hill founder and CEO of Wardrobe Essentialist moderated by Professor Frank Cespedes
  • 12:00 - 01:00 | Aldrich 208 | PR expert session with Boston Globe reporter Scott Kirsner 
  • 01:00 - 02:00 | Aldrich 208 | Content marketing expert session with Nextview Ventures Jay Acunzo 
  • 02:00 - 03:00 | Aldrich 208 | Branding expert session with Soldier Design CEO Bobby Riley
  • 03:00 - 04:00 | Aldrich 208 | Growth marketing expert session with MBA '18 candidate Iryna Newman
  • 04:00 - 05:00 | Hive 302, 304, 307 | Studio time
  • 05:00 - 06:00 | Aldrich 207 | Founder fireside with David Cancel and David Gerhardt of Drift, moderated by Professor Mark Roberge
  • 06:00 | Grille | Dinner

DAY 8: SEED FINANCE - jan 18

DAY 9: TEAM AND FOUNDER ISSUES - jan 19

DAY 10: DEMO DAY - jan 20

  • 09:00 - 11:30 | Aldrich Hall | Teams present to panelists, who will include alumni entrepreneurs, investors, Rock Center EiRs, and HBS faculty
  • 11:30 - 12:45 | Aldrich 207 | Debrief + closing remarks 
  • 12:45 | Aldrich 207 | Lunch