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Bootstrapping Your First Year

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Flatiron, Manhattan
10 E 21st St 4th Fl
Btwn Broadway & 5th Ave
New York, New York 10010
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Shana Dressler

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this startup strategy class:

You’ll learn about free resources, products, and services which will save you money as well as how much you’ll need for essential living expenses. Having a roadmap of your expenses ahead will enable you to build and grow your company or organization without a fatal surprise that ends in “game over.”

Most startup founders spend a significant amount of their own money to finance their venture’s first-year operating costs. Startup funds end up being sourced from savings accounts, high-interest credit cards, or IOUs. In this class, you’ll create a budget for both your company’s operational needs as well as your personal living expenses. 

Takeaways:
  • Develop a clear roadmap outlining the major steps needed to launch a business and the costs associated.
  • Create a draft budget for essential expenditures.
  • Understand a methodology for figuring out when you can leave your job to work full-time on your venture.
  • Review a list of startup fundraising ideas to minimize using personal funds
Prerequisites & Preparation:

Bring a laptop with Excel or access to Google Docs, a calculator, and download Seth Godin’s The Bootstrapper’s Bible.



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For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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