Momentum: The Fast Track to Entrepreneurship – 01.02.2024

01/02/2024 6:00 pm

Equals Clubhouse, Amsterdam

Raamgracht 6, 1011 HZ Amsterdam

€827

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PROGRAMME DETAILS

 

Step into a world of innovation and inspiration on February 1st, 2024, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM CEST at the Equals Clubhouse for an extraordinary event – “Momentum – The Fast Track to Entrepreneurship: Demo Day.” This eagerly awaited occasion marks the pinnacle of the current cohort’s transformative journey in the Momentum program. Join us for an empowering session and explore the opportunity to shape the future of women-led businesses as an entrepreneur, a mentor or a coach.

 

🌟 About the Event:
Experience the magic of Demo Day on a dynamic stage, where we celebrate innovation, creativity, and hard work. Join investors, industry experts, mentors, and fellow entrepreneurs eager to witness the next wave of groundbreaking business ideas. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this entrepreneurial showcase! Secure your spot at Momentum Demo Day and witness the future of business innovation. Demo Day is the culmination of our program, where participants showcase their innovative projects and solutions to a diverse audience of investors, mentors, and industry experts.

 

🔍 What to Expect:
Immerse yourself in captivating pitches as participants, armed with compelling business ideas, take the stage to showcase their vision and entrepreneurial prowess. Gain an in-depth understanding as they demonstrate their knowledge of the target market, unique value proposition, and potential for growth. Following the pitches, seize networking opportunities to connect with participants, exchange ideas, and provide feedback, fostering a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem.

 

💡 Why Attend?
Momentum Demo Day is a living testament to the transformative impact of entrepreneurship. It serves as a powerful showcase of innovation, determination, and collaboration, highlighting the boundless possibilities that emerge when talented individuals are equipped with the right tools and support to realize their dreams.

 

🌐 About Momentum:

Building on the immense success of our previous editions, we are thrilled to invite you to embark on this transformative journey with us.  If you are a female professional embarking on an entrepreneurial journey, then this programme designed for female professionals by female professionals is for you.

Embark on a journey to empower your entrepreneurial dreams through the Momentum program. Over 4.5 months and three strategic phases, this program fuels your business aspirations. Unlock access to a proven online learning method, experience weekly check-ins, receive expert coaching, and create meaningful connections with accomplished women founders nationwide. Discover your superpowers with a dedicated coach and business mentor to guide you on your entrepreneurial journey.

 

Unlock access to a proven online learning method, experience weekly check-ins, receive expert coaching, and create meaningful connections with accomplished women founders across the country. Discover your superpowers with a dedicated coach and a mentor to guide you on your entrepreneurial journey.

 

💭 Join Momentum if you:

  • – Have always wanted to start your own business, but still haven’t taken the leap.
  • – Seek to delve into entrepreneurship as a potential work path.
  • – Have a business idea and like to explore its viability.
  • – Are a freelancer and want to grow your practice into a scalable business.
  • – Aspire to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset and refine key skills.
  • – Are an ambitious woman founder or innovator, seeking guidance to solidify your business idea or launch a venture with scaling potential?
  • – Are a corporate innovator aiming to elevate your entrepreneurial skill set.

The programme consists of:

  • – The Momentum program takes approximately 4,5 months, including a few breaks.
  • – The workload is +/- 12 hours per week, including the 4 hours of a live check-in on Friday mornings.
  • – You can attend the online course at Equals every Friday morning and then stay to work at the collab space.
  • – Each participant is assigned a buddy, who is another participant from the same cohort.
  • – In addition, each participant is assigned a life coach to explore their superpowers further (two 1-on-1 sessions) and a business mentor to work on their proposition and pitch (two 1-on-1 sessions).
  • – The kick-off, the start of each module (Superpowers, Focus, Proposition), the pitch preparation and Demo Day are all hybrid events (offline and online). In total, there are six hybrid moments with other participants. The remaining meetings will be held online.
  • – You are welcome to meet with your assigned coach and business mentor 1-on-1 at Equals or in a Workmode location of your choice.

 

Phase 1: Superpowers

Unlock your identity’s entrepreneurial power. Leverage what makes you unique for business success.

Modules: Values and expertise, strengths and interests, design strategies and tackle barriers.

 

Phase 2: Focus

Use your superpowers to identify and explore a problem, then craft a creative question and a master idea to solve it.

Modules: What problem are you solving, market research, customer development, what is your idea, value proposition canvas.

 

Phase 3: Proposition

Refine your master idea and craft a compelling story and pitch to communicate it effectively.

Modules: Lean canvas, prototype testing, vision and storyline, pitching.

 

 

LANGUAGE

This programme will be conducted in English. Professional working proficiency of English is required for participation. Mentoring sessions with Monika Matuszewska from LaMatu can be conducted in either Dutch, English or Polish.

 

PARTICIPATION

Mentee price: €827 excl. VAT  p.p.

Secure your spot for the upcoming cohort starting on January 26th, 2024

Applications for the current round have already closed.

You may apply for the future editions of the programme using the “Sign up” button.

 

 

ABOUT THE ORGANISERS

 

EQUALS

 

Equals is dedicated to letting women grow and support their careers. By collaborating, showcasing and celebrating our women members and partners, they bring out the best of everyone. And at the same time, the organisation empowers you to change not only your world, but ‘our’ world. Because only together we can make an impact! “Offering the tools to accelerate an inclusive gender balance in the workplace that benefit everyone.”

 

 

STARTUPBOOTCAMP

 

Startupbootcamp is a global network of industry-focused accelerators, founded in Amsterdam in 2010. Since then over 1,600 startups have thrived with Startupbootcamp. It takes startups global by giving them direct access to an international network of the most relevant partners, investors, and mentors in their sector. Startupbootcamp operates globally with 20+ industry-focused programs in some of the greatest startup hubs including Amsterdam, Berlin, London and San Francisco.

 

The organisation’s mission is to ensure that startups thrive by giving them direct access to an international network of the most relevant partners, investors, and mentors in their field. With its accelerators spanning 20 countries and over 150 programs, it is dedicated to empowering founders realize unprecedented potential. Founders can expand their network, gain access to capital, and sidestep common pitfalls, setting their venture on the fast track to success.

 

In its 3-month accelerator programme, the participants accomplish what would typically take 2 years on their own. Startups consistently see a 2.5x increase in valuation following the accelerator and, on average, raise €1.5m within 6-12 months of joining us. For each programme, 10 companies are selected to take part in a tailored and intense 3-month acceleration program. Each team gets extensive mentorship from +100 entrepreneurs, investors, and partners.

 

 

UNKNOWN GROUP

 

Established in the Hague in the Netherlands, it is the most global startup competition active in over 200 cities. The future is Unknown but The Unknown Group believes it needs to be fixed. It believes that founders turn the world’s problems into opportunities by venturing beyond known. The organisation fuels founders to bring these solutions to scale; building beautiful ventures that fix the future. It creates impact by changing the wellbeing of people and the way we live, work, learn, and eat. Contributing to a livable future in 2050.

It goes all-in with its founders. To fix the future The Unknown Group believes founders need early stage believer investments, industry leaders to bring their solutions to scale and the right environment to thrive. The Unknown Group consists of several branches.Unknown Ventures build armies of founders to solve challenges together with industry leaders. Unknown Spaces build physical infrastructures for founders. Unknown School shapes founders with skills and mindset offering continuous learning.

 

 

WORKMODE

 

Workmode has grown to become the place for entrepreneurial women who want to become smart and strong entrepreneurs. We offer female focused co-working spaces with locaties in Amsterdam, Apeldoorn, Groningen, Rotterdam and Utrecht. Workmode is the organiser of “The Self-Made Summit” a yearly inspiring event in Amsterdam made out of dreams and self-confidence.

 

One of the pillars of the organisation is the Workmode Agency, consisting of a team of creatives, project managers and strategists who work every day to put more campaigns together featuring female role models. Workmode Agency believes in the power of authenticity. The agency shares its knowledge in community-building and influencer marketing to co-create content that truly touches the target audiences. By using real people with real stories it creates campaigns that deeply move an inspire for action. Its DNA is rooted in a deep conviction to speak up for inclusivity, diversity and equality. Using the power of marketing it strives to foster an inclusive society where differences are valued and celebrated.

 

Momentum: The Fast Track to Entrepreneurship – 01.02.2024

01/02/2024 6:00 pm

Equals Clubhouse, Amsterdam

Raamgracht 6, 1011 HZ Amsterdam

€827

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