REGISTER on date you are attending.
Date and Times - Tue, Apr 10, 2018, 6:30 PM thru Tue, May 7, 2019, 7:30 PM
Towson Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, 320 York Road, Towson and Wilson Rooms, Towson, MD 21204
Learn the steps to turn your idea into cash. If your technology-based idea solves an annoying problem or improves the way we live or work, these workshops are for you. Our five,Tech-Start Workshops are concise, to the point, facilitated by experts in their fields, that will leave you inspired, encouraged and motivated! Please register as we limit each workshop to 20 participants, in order to offer indivdual attention to your questions.
Previous participants have gone on to win regional Shark Tank competitions, non-profit organisation grants of $100,000 and TEDCO funding.
NOTE: Parking is available in the garage attached to the Towson Branch. Bring in your ticket and validate it for a lower rate. Parking costs only $2.00 evenings after 5:30 p.m.
All workshops begin at 6:30PM and conclude at 7:30PM
Workshop 1 – Have an Idea - What’s Next?
April 10, 2018 - Towson Library – Towson Room
An overview of the proven steps, other inventors and entrepreneurs have taken to move an idea from concept into cash. You’ll also be introduced to the four subsequent programs.
Workshop 2 – Is Your Idea Good Enough?
April 24, 2018 - Towson Library – Towson Room
Here we get into sharing those valuable tips on what an inventor/entrepreneur needs to know and do to determine if their concept is worth pursuing. Topics will include identifying markets, customer discovery, and creating a value proposition.
Workshop 3 – How to Write a Winning Business Plan.
May 1, 2018 - Towson Library – Towson Room
The components of a winning business plan are discussed and tips offered on how to make them sizzle.
Workshop 4 – Intellectual Property and Protecting Your Idea.
May 8, 2018 – Towson Library – Wilson Room
Learn about the various ways you can protect your idea. Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights are reviewed.
Workshop 5 – Funding Your Dream.
May 15, 2018 – Towson Library – Wilson Room
Learn what sources of funding are appropriate for you and where to find money for your dream venture.