SOURCE River West: Dream it - Start it - Grow it Business Accelerator

At SOURCE we believe in the power of the entrepreneur! During this 10-week series, you will learn to define your target market, hone your marketing skills, tighten up your business ideas, create realistic budgets, projections, and more, and prepare to compete for the $2,000 prize at Pitch Fest.

About the Course

Over the 10-week series, our expert instructors and coaches will guide you on... See more your path while you learn by doing.  You also will meet and network with successful business owners and experts from banking, finance, marketing, law, and social media.  Using the “introduce, practice, apply” method, you will: 

  • Understand your value proposition
  • Identify your customer segments and competitors
  • Determine which financing options work best for you
  • Understand how to brand and market your product or service
  • Identify resources and partners
  • Develop a pricing structure and  identify revenue opportunities
  • Understand your organizational structure and related HR, taxation, and other issues
  • Identify incorporation, intellectual property, trademarking, contracting, and other legal issues
  • Graduates of the program will be eligible to pitch your business idea for a $2,000 Kelley School of Business start-up assistance award!

Small businesses can transform lives, neighborhoods, and a city. Join the revolution! You have the knowledge, passion, and drive – we have the training, tools, and resources to make your ideas a business reality.

Hosted by SOURCE River West Entrepreneurship Center / IUPUI

Business Ownership Initiative (BOI) / Indy Chamber

Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase and IU Kelley School of Business, Indianapolis

Course At-A-Glance

Fee:  $149.00

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