What we're about

Startup Founder 101 brings together aspiring and experienced tech entrepreneurs to discuss, meet, and collaborate to build great new startups, and to push the local startup ecosystem forward.

This group hosts numerous free events throughout the year where you can learn the best practices of starting a company from people who have been there and done that. You’ll have the opportunity to meet local founders and investors, exchange ideas with experts, get feedback on your idea, participate in startup workshops, and more.

Typical startup event topics include:
• Coming up with a strong startup idea
• Startup legal basics
• How to pitch your startup
• Starting a company without quitting your day job
• How to raise funding for your startup
• And much more!

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Upcoming events (2)

Lagos Online Startup Idea Bootcamp: How to Evaluate Your Ideas

If you live near Lagos and have startup ideas, this online workshop will help you improve your idea, come up with new ideas, and determine the next steps. This collaborative workshop begins with talks by leading startup founders designed to teach you the components of good and bad startup ideas. For example, is your market big enough, is there organic growth potential, and a clear path to profitability? Attendees can share their ideas with both experts and peers to receive constructive feedback. Join us for a fun online sevent! It is not required, but to help you get the most out of this event, we’ve provided this Ideation Worksheet: https://fi.co/system/upload/Ideation_Bootcamp_Handout_v2.pdf. ❯ Who should Attend? - Anyone who has a an early-stage company or a startup idea - Anyone who would like feedback on their idea or pitch - Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder ❯ What are some of the topics? - The components of good and bad startup ideas - How to check the quality of your own idea - What are the attributes of attractive markets - How to validate your idea with users and customers - and more... ❯❯ This is an online event. To RSVP click here: https://fi.co/e/228641/meetup

Online Startup Pitch Bootcamp: Get Advice from Top Lagos Entrepreneurs

Pitching your startup ideas effectively is a crucial skill that will help you acquire financing, customers, partners, and top talent. This Online Startup Pitch Bootcamp is designed to help you improve your pitching skills and recruit potential co-founders. This intensive, collaborative workshop features talks by leading Lagos entrepreneurs and investors designed to help you understand the key ingredients of a successful pitch. Then, you can apply that learning and get feedback on your startup pitch. It is not required, but to help you get the most out of this event, we’ve provided this Pitch Worksheet: https://fi.co/system/upload/Pitch_Bootcamp_Handout.pdf. ❯ Who Should Attend the Pitch Bootcamp? - Anyone who needs practice and expert advice on pitching - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company - Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder ❯ What are some of the Topics? - What are the components of a great startup pitch - How do you pitch complex concepts in a simple way - What are some mistakes to avoid when pitching - How do you know when you pitch is good enough and more... ❯❯ This is an online event. To RSVP click here: https://fi.co/e/228626/meetup

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