At start-up/early stage and looking to get to the next level
Wanting to grow but struggling in the market
Looking for guidance and mentorship from proven CEOs.
Accelerate Okanagan has partnered with ACETECH to present the Market Validation Programin the Okanagan.
The Market Validation Program is a proven go-to-market boot camp for technology CEOs/founders with at least an early working version of their product.
Offering a structured process to help you find and close customers and get your product to market faster and with less risk, the program combines best practice workshops with one-on-one mentoring from experienced technology CEOs.
The Market Validation Program is designed to help entrepreneurs identify the best market opportunity; determine a “Minimum Viable Product”; develop a compelling value proposition; and provide processes and tools to close your initial customer(s).
Three one-on-one mentoring sessions with experienced technology CEOs.
Program participants will leave with:
A completed positioning statement and value proposition
A strategy to conduct market analaysis and “go-to-market”
Priorities identified to segment the market and achieve early adopter customers
A strategy to succeed at commercialization
Training to close early adopters
Actionable tools and templates
Access to contacts and resources
A 6-month action plan.
The mentors in this program are all experienced technology CEOs who will ensure the adoption of best practices and an effective market entry strategy for the product, and hold you accountable for results, all while providing a sounding board for business ideas.
Technology company CEO/founders
Fewer than 10 employees
Must have a product or at least an early working version of the product
Pre-revenue or early revenue
The normal program registration fee is $1,795, however, as a result of sponsorship that we have secured, the fee for Okanagan entrepreneurs to participate in the full Market Validation Program is just $395 (a discount of $1,400!). However, participation at this price will be limited to just 15 companies.
Cut off for registrations is February 12, 2012. To apply for this program or to obtain more information please click here >>>>
Selection of 15 companies to be announced on February 20, 2012.
Holiday Inn Express Kelowna Conference Centre 2429 Highway 97 North Kelowna, BC Canada [ MAP ]
ACETECH delivers what is for many, a profound experience. Dedicated exclusively to CEOs and Past-CEOs of technology and life sciences companies, everything about ACETECH is geared to the unique environment of the chief executive role. If you are committed to improving your performance as an executive and a leader, your participation in ACETECH will be rewarded with the highest level of learning and growth. ACETECH is an on-going opportunity to connect with the best and the brightest stars in the technology field.
ACETECH offers complimentary memberships to all CEOs and past CEOs who want to get involved. There are eligibility requirements that every participant must meet to become a member, and there are fees associated with some of the programs.
As a non-profit organization, ACETECH is driven by the personal commitment and passion of successful CEOs who want to give back to their peers. ACETECH is by CEOs for CEOs.
Now in its 17th year, ACETECH has expanded to provide learning and growth opportunities for you all year long.