September 9, 2010
Have an idea? Starting a company is easier than you think.
Startup Bootcamp is a free one-day event — taking place from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11 in MIT's Kresge Auditorium — that featuring talks by entrepreneurs and venture capitalists on how to start a company
Hear from founders themselves about the journey of turning the spark of an idea into a viable product. Get the inside scoop on raising money, term sheets, and how to deal with VCs or angel investors. What should you look for when choosing a co-founder, and when should you incorporate or file patents? What can go wrong in a startup, and how does an acquisition work? Have your real questions answered by experts and learn key lessons on how to start a company.
Invited speakers are all startup founders themselves. Speaking slots are 25 minutes with 10 minutes Q&A. Startup Bootcamp is modeled after Startup School, an event organized each year by the seed-stage funding group Y Combinator.
For more information, visit the Startup Bootcamp website