CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS, PRODUCT DESIGNERS, MARKETERS, STARTUPS, TECHNOLOGIST!! Welcome to the Entrepreneur's Startup Lab. We offer boutique experiences and meetups for Entrepreneurs, Technologists, and Startups. Here are some examples of what we will be providing: ENTREPRENEUR OLYMPICS: Are you the best growth hacker? Are you the craftiest Product Designer? Can you hack together the best social media marketing campaign in Baltimore? Are you really the leanest Lean Startup practitioner? Are you the best Ruby on Rails Programmer? Are you looking to establish that you are the only person to be hired for freelance work in the DMV? PROVE IT!!! The entrepreneur olympic events will be set up with real brands and businesses in the Baltimore area with real prizes. DINNERS WITH FOUNDERS: Have you ever wondered how certain Baltimore entrepreneurs achieved their success or survived a business setback. Get that in our DINNERS WITH FOUNDERS events, you will be able to have an intimate family style dinner with these founders and few other entrepreneurs to get advice on your situations or motivation for your own journey. REVERSE PITCH SESSIONS: Do you have a kick ass idea but need a tech cofounder? Do you have the tech skills but you are looking for the right opportunity to attach yourself too? Can you sell ice to a snowman, and are looking to break into a team? If you answered yes to any question, you should check out our reverse pitch session. You will be able to pitch your idea or skillset to people that may be able to partner, freelance, or help you with your goal. TECH SKILLS BOOTCAMPS: Are you afraid it is too late to learn to code, and hate expensive outsourcing? Do you want to learn how to shoot and edit those cool startup videos? Do you already know how to code and want to learn how to get in on Big Data? Quit hanging out on the sidelines and get in the game! We will have special bootcamps to learn programming languages and technical skills. You will be able to learn these skills from scratch. Our local experts are ready! SOFT SKILL BOOTCAMP: We will also be offering skills that are outside of technology. Learn how to create a sales funnel for your products, product design, how to acquire skills faster, how to write influential copy, how to recruit team members, how to deal with the emotional side of running a business, and various other workshops. MINI-HACKATHONS: We will have industry specific mini hackathons for prizes and possible funding. These mini-hackathons will consist of entreprenuers with the help and feedback of local professionals getting together to create and test products for a particular industry in one weekend. EXAMPLE: Baltimore Real Estate Market, Entrepreneurs will be briefed on the problems that local real estate agents and brokers are having. They will then be allowed to interview these professionals before starting. The professionals will then vote on what product is most useful and the winners will receive prizes or possible funding. SPEED NETWORKING: Like speed dating, but networking. DIVERSITY WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING: We recognize the importance of diversity and we will host workshops that will help diversify tech.