TU Incubator Partners with NMTC, Presenting Tech-Start Workshop Series at Towson Public Library

Have you ever had an idea for a new product or service and thought, how can I turn this into a business? Many creative thinkers lack the knowhow and resources to follow through on their vision. The Tech-Start Workshop series can help guide these visionaries down the right path, turning dreams into dollar signs.

For the second time in as many years, TU Incubator is teaming up with the Northeastern Maryland Tech Council to present a unique series of entrepreneurial workshops. This year’s series, dubbed Tech-Start, will be hosted at the Towson Public Library on Tuesday evenings from 10/3 through 11/7.

The Tech-Start series allows the local community to hear from industry experts who will lend advice on expanding and proving your idea’s worth, protecting it, funding it, and planning out your business. If you have an idea, solved an annoying problem, or developed a process improvement, then this series is for you!

October 3, 2017: Session 1—Have an Idea? What’s Next?

An overview of the proven steps taken by other inventors and entrepreneurs to move their ideas from concept to cash.

October 10, 2017: Session 2—Is Your Idea Good Enough?

Valuable tips for evaluating whether a concept is worth pursuing. Topics will include identifying markets, customer discovery, and articulating your value proposition.

October 17, 2017: Session 3—Protect Your Idea

Join our attorney as they describe the advantages and disadvantages of patent protection for intellectual property and options for protecting your ideas from being copied.

October 24, 2017: Session 4—Funding Your Dream

Learn how to determine the amount of money you’ll need, how to find sources of capital, and how to ask for money.

November 7, 2017: Session 5—Writing a Killer Business Plan

Explained are the components of a winning business plan and how to prepare one that works for your situation

Time & Location

The NMTC Tech-Start Workshops will be held 6:30–7:30 PM in the Wilson Room on the ground level of the Towson Public Library located at 320 York Road, Towson, MD 21204.

Registration

Please register for the NMTC Tech-Start Series here.