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Have an idea?  E-Launch is for you. 

The Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) wants to nurture and support ideas/concepts/products that you would like to pursue moving into the marketplace.  E-Launch has been developed to foster entrepreneurial activity that will lead to the commercialization of technology based ideas. 

Through an interactive process, participants will learn to clearly conceptualize how the product or service can provide real value to customers.   Participants will be shown how to validate their value proposition with customers and other stakeholders.  In addition, the program will assist in the development of a business model that will deliver the value proposition to customers and provide a framework and methodology to create a viable startup company.

Next Launch

Dates: Fridays, September 15th to November 3rd
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Innovation Hub, Devlin Hall, Wichita State University
Cost:  $450.00

Overview of E-Launch Training

  • September 15th: Course Overview 
  • September 22nd: The value proposition, customer interviewing techniques, and the lean startup process
    • Conduct 10 interviews with customers
  • October 6th: Report back on your value proposition and what you learned
    • Conduct 5 interviews with customers
  • October 13th: The customer side of the business model
    • Conduct 5 interviews with customers
  • October 20th: The resource side of the business model
    • Conduct 5 interviews with potential partners/resource providers.
  • November 3rd: Report back on your modified/pivoted value proposition and proposed business model 

Click here to get information about applying to become one of the Shocker's I-Corps teams.  The seed money provided covers the E-Launch training.