Youth Impact Hub Lean Accelerator Application

We look forward to hearing more about you and your innovative social enterprise idea!

Application Deadline: March 6, 2017 11:59pm.

Overview:
* Are you between the ages of 18-29? (younger youth may be considered with a strong application).
* Do you have an idea for a project or business that will benefit your community? Join the Youth Impact Hub Lean Accelerator, a FREE workshop series that will support you in testing your idea using some of the most innovative approaches in business like design thinking, lean start-up and rapid proto-typing.
* Join a growing network of over 50 youth-led enterprises at Youth Impact Hub Oakland, such as Simphony Productions: wwwsimphonyproductions.com


By the end of this 8 hour training, you will:
1) Develop a Value Proposition (a tool used to map out how you are creating value for your customers)
2) Identify target customer segments (who are your potential customers-who's gonna give you $$)
3) Confirm if your business/project will have the desired impact on the community, and if it can make $
4) Develop a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) (the simplest, easiest sample of your business idea )
5) Make an informed decision to change your idea or continue developing it

Program Schedule:
Monday March 13 4-7pm
Friday March 17 4-7pm
Monday March 20 4-6pm

All workshops will be at Hack the Hood 439 International Blvd #1, Oakland, CA 94606. The Youth Impact Hub Lean Accelerator is part of the Oakland Emerging 100: http://emerging100.org/

If you have any questions, contact aManda Greene: amanda@youthimpacthub.org

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    * Workshops: Monday March 13 4-7pm Friday March 17 4-7pm Monday March 20 4-6pm * Complete assignments as needed between workshops. Up to 5 hours during the entire program * Respect Program Participants, Staff, and mentors
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    Questions? Contact: aManda Greene (510) 688-1392 or amanda@youthimpacthub.org More information: www.youthimpacthub.org ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 6, 2017 11:59pm! We will get back to you by March 10 to confirm your participation.