Entrepreneurs training institute to reach 11 cities, target 1000 startups

Sunday December 26, 2010,

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Nurture Talent Academy, India's 1st institute for training entrepreneurs and startups has announced an ambitious program for reaching out to 1000 startups across 11 cities in 50 days starting 1st January, 2011. Its objective is to enable 1000 startups to form and grow to a team of 20 each in next 3-5 years. It has already conducted 45 offline and online workshops across 15 cities attended by 700 budding entrepreneurs. It was selected as India's Hottest Startups for 2010 by Business Today magazine. It has also conducted workshops across leading institutes and corporates like IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur, IIM Kozhikode and MSME Foundation.The workshops cover different topics, including finance, business plan and marketing for entrepreneurs. Each program contains relevant presentations, excel templates and an interactive session with a venture capital investor and a successful entrepreneur. "India has great potential, with lots of people with great ideas. We want to help them convert their idea into successful businesses, and are committed to startups.", said Amit Grover, Founder, Nurture Talent Academy. Certificates of participation will be provided to all attendees.

The program will be conducting in Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Cochin, Ahmedabad, Kanpur, Delhi and Gurgaon. The schedule is spread over 50 days, covering a city over the weekend. The agenda of the programs is given below:

Business Plan for Entrepreneurs

15 minutes - Introduction

120 minutes - How to make a business plan?

60 minutes - Financial Projections

15 minutes - Common mistakes entrepreneurs make

15 minutes - What do investors look for in a business plan?

15 minutes - Question and answer

Finance for Entrepreneurs

60 minutes - Basic concepts of revenues, costs, profits, working capital

60 minutes - Profit and loss, Balance sheet, cash flow statements

60 minutes - Introduction to venture capital

30 minutes - Sources of funding

30 minutes - Valuations

Marketing for Entrepreneurs

15 minutes - What is marketing?

15 minutes - Basics of marketing - 4 Ps

15 minutes - Branding

30 minutes - Advertising

30 minutes - Market Research

30 minutes - Sales Strategy

45 minutes - Distribution Strategy

30 minutes - How to do PR?

30 minutes - How to get customers?

Venue and Dates:

Nagpur - 1st, 2nd January

Pune - 8th January

Mumbai - 9th January

Bangalore - 14, 15, 16th January

Hyderabad - 22, 23rd January

Chennai - 29th January

Cochin - 30th January

Ahmedabad - 5th February

Kanpur - 18th February

Delhi - 19th February

Gurgaon - 20th February

Participants also get a chance to meet angel investors, VCs, industry experts and successful entrepreneurs.

For more details and registration, please visit http://www.nurturetalent.com/courses/workshop-for-entrepreneurs/


Amit Grover, Ph - 09833410822, Email - [email protected]

About Amit Grover

Amit Grover, Founder and CEO of Nurture Talent Academy, is an IIT Delhi and IIM Indore alumnus. He has previously worked with Infosys, Asian Paints and Onida in multiple functions like strategy, sales, marketing and software. He is also a member of Mumbai Angels, India's premium group of angel investors and has led over 25 early stage deals in last 4 years. He is also a mentor with ET Power of Ideas, and regularly speaks to media about entrepreneurship issues like ET Starting Up, CNBC Awaaz Entrepreneur, and Yourstory.in.

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