Schedule

This 7-week sprint delivers instruction, insights, and best practices for rising entrepreneurs. Each week covers one essential topic, with keynotes/interviews (Mon), focused “Small Group” sessions (Tue-Thu), and Q&A/wrap-up (Fri).

Like life, the more you put into it, the more you get out of it!

Week

Week 1

The Magic of Thinking Big

Mindset of the Entrepreneur

General Session

Monday, Jan 25, 2021 — 10a PT
Jeff Hoffman' Photo'

Jeff Hoffman

Chairman, Global Entrepreneurship Network

Jaime Schmidt' Photo'

Jaime Schmidt

Founder, Schmidt's Naturals

Michael Moe' Photo'

Michael Moe

Founder, GSV

Tue, Jan 26

Affinity Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

Wed, Jan 27

Industry Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

3p-4p PT

Thu, Jan 28

Geo Groups

Times vary by location

Fri, Jan 29

Office Hour & Happy Hour

2p-3p PT

3p-4p PT

Week 1: Special Sessions

Tue, Jan 26

Experience: The Drone Industry

Expand your knowledge of Aviation Knowledge Offerings with transformative insights from industry drone pilots.

 

Presented by The University of Arizona Global Campus Forbes School of Business and Technology & MZeroA

Watch On-Demand
Tue, Feb 2

Affinity Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

Wed, Feb 3

Industry Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

3p-4p PT

Thu, Feb 4

Geo Groups

Times vary by location

Fri, Feb 5

Office Hour & Happy Hour

2p-3p PT

3p-4p PT

Week 2

Are the Dogs Eating the Dog Food?

Launching Your MVP

General Session

Monday, Feb 1, 2021 — 10a PT
Jim Mellon' Photo'

Jim Mellon

Entrepreneur & Author

Jeff Atwood' Photo'

Jeff Atwood

Stack Overflow Co-Founder; Coding Horror Blog

Michael Moe' Photo'

Michael Moe

Founder, GSV

Week 2: Special Sessions

Mon, Feb 1 – 1p PT

How to Build Your Marketing Strategy in Uncertain Times

Learn how to develop a coherent and automated marketing process, including:
Creating buyer personas
Crafting your message
Optimizing SEO spend
Building awareness & converting web traffic

 

Presented by HubSpot

Watch On-Demand

Thu, Feb 4 – 10a PT

Pitch Perfect

Join Steve Yu from UCLA Law School and Thea Knobel of GSV Ventures to learn:
What to cover in your pitch
Public speaking tips
Pitching in a virtual era

Watch On-Demand

Thu, Feb 4 – 11:30a PT

GSV MBA Info Session

Earn your MBA in Entrepreneurship while starting your own business! GSV CEO Michael Moe provides an overview of the accredited GSV MBA program for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Learn More

Week 3

Skinning the Cat

Business Models & Growth Strategies

General Session

Monday, Feb 8, 2021 — 10a PT
John Chambers' Photo'

John Chambers

Former CEO, Chairman & Executive Chairman, Cisco Systems

Joy Chen' Photo'

Joy Chen

U.S. Chief Investment Officer, TAL Education Group

Michael Moe' Photo'

Michael Moe

Founder, GSV

Tue, Feb 9

Affinity Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

Wed, Feb 10

Industry Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

3p-4p PT

Thu, Feb 11

Geo Groups

Times vary by location

Fri, Feb 12

Office Hour & Happy Hour

2p-3p PT

3p-4p PT

Tue, Feb 16

Affinity Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

Wed, Feb 17

Industry Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

3p-4p PT

Thu, Feb 18

Geo Groups

Times vary by location

Fri, Feb 19

Office Hour & Happy Hour

2p-3p PT

3p-4p PT

Week 4

People Power

Team & Culture

General Session

Monday, Feb 15, 2021 — 10a PT
Ronnie Lott' Photo'

Ronnie Lott

NFL Hall of Famer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Ryan Nece' Photo'

Ryan Nece

Next Play Capital

Greg Sisa' Photo'

Greg Sisa

U.S. Navy SEAL, Ret.

Week 5

Show Me the Money

Finance & Stakeholders

General Session

Monday, Feb 22, 2021 — 10a PT
Rachael Jarosh' Photo'

Rachael Jarosh

President & CEO, Enactus

Desh Deshpande' Photo'

Desh Deshpande

VC/Entrepreneur

Michael Moe' Photo'

Michael Moe

Founder, GSV

Tue, Feb 23

Affinity Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

Wed, Feb 24

Industry Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

3p-4p PT

Thu, Feb 25

Geo Groups

Times vary by location

Fri, Feb 26

Office Hour & Happy Hour

2p-3p PT

3p-4p PT

Week 5: Special Sessions

Tue, Feb 23 – 11a PT

How to Engage Authentic GenZ Customers

Learn from the leader of a company that specializes in teen insights, consulting, and feedback around raw and honest teen perspective.

 

Presented by Maxine Marcus, The Ambassadors Company

Join Session

Tue, Feb 23 – 1p PT

Why India?

This deep dive will provide first-hand knowledge about India’s startup landscape and how to break into the 1.3 billion-person opportunity—from the strategic investment arm of the country’s largest media conglomerate.

 

Presented by The Times Group

Join Session
Tue, Mar 2

Affinity Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

Wed, Mar 3

Industry Groups

9a-10a PT

11a-12p PT

1p-2p PT

3p-4p PT

Thu, Mar 4

Geo Groups

Times vary by location

Fri, Mar 5

Office Hour & Happy Hour

2p-3p PT

3p-4p PT

Week 6

Turning Your Silver Tongue Into Gold

Pitching Your Startup

General Session

Monday, Mar 1, 2021 — 10a PT
Shellye Archambeau' Photo'

Shellye Archambeau

Executive/Board Member

Harry Stebbings' Photo'

Harry Stebbings

Stride.VC, The Twenty Minute VC

Michael Moe' Photo'

Michael Moe

Founder, GSV

Week 7

Demo Week!

Virtual Presentations by Bootcampers
Tue-Wed, Mar 9-10

Bootcamper Pitches

Affinity Groups — Tuesdays

To register for select groups/sessions, click “Choose” below.

9a-10a PT / 12p-1p ET

Boomers — Join

Entrepreneurs of Color — Join

Mission Corps / Impact — Join

11a-12p PT / 2p-3p ET

Creators — Join

Gen Z / University — Join

NFTE Career Relaunch — Join

Veterans — Join

Women Entrepreneurs — Join

1p-2p PT / 4p-5p ET

China — Join

India — Join

Latin America — Join

Choose

Industry Groups — Wednesdays

To register for select groups/sessions, click “Choose” below.

9a-10a PT / 12p-1p ET

BioTech / Healthcare — Join

CPG / Consumer — Join

FinTech — Join

Media (Gaming/Creator Economy) — Join

Software / SaaS / Future of Work — Join

11a-12p PT / 2p-3p ET

EdTech — Join

Sustainability — Join

1p-2p PT / 4p-5p ET

AR / VR — Join

Hardware — Join

Small Business — Join

2p-3p PT / 5p-6p ET

Frontier Tech — Join

Health & Wellness — Join

Choose

Geo Groups — Thursdays

7a-8a PT / 10a-11a ET

APAC + MENA — Join

9a-10a PT / 12p-1p ET

Midwest — Join

New England — Join

Ohio Heartland — Join

11a-12p PT / 2p-3p ET

Appalachian — Join

Pacific + Southwest — Join

Southeast — Join

Texas Plus — Join

1p-2p PT / 4p-5p ET

Bay Area + Pacific Northwest — Join

Mid-Atlantic — Join

New York + Canada + Europe — Join

Fridays!

2p-3p PT / 5p-6p ET

Office Hour

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3p-4p PT / 6p-7p ET

Happy Hour

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