Monday, November 8
9:00 – 10:20 AM PST / 12:00 – 1:20 PM EST
Get to Know Your Fellow Founders
Share a 2-minute pitch describing the pain point you are addressing and how you are solving it and hear from your fellow founders how they can help.
10:30 – 11:20 AM PST / 1:30 – 2:20 PM EST
Maximizing Your Company’s Value through Smart Operating Fundamentals
Hear from an experienced operator about basic operating fundamentals and how and when to get the infrastructure in place to facilitate growth.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PST / 2:30 – 3:30 PM EST
Selling Your Solution
Learn how to position your value proposition and refine your customer pitch to more effectively generate leads and convert them to customers.
Tuesday, November 9
9:00 – 10:30 AM PST / 12:00 – 1:30 PM EST
Interrupting Bias in the VC Pitch Process
Participate in a master class led by Dr. Dana Kanze to learn how to present your company as a high growth opportunity by interrupting and overcoming bias in the VC pitch process
4:00 – 5:00 PM PST / 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST
The Investor/Founder Relationship: From Courtship to Cap Table
Hear from an investor and a founder about the journey from the warm intro to cashing the check to working together through the ups and downs of building a business.
Wednesday, November 10
9:00 – 9:50 AM PST / 12:00 – 12:50 PM EST
Building Your Team
Learn how to build a high-performing team through smart recruiting and ongoing talent development.
10:00 – 10:50 AM PST / 1:00 – 1:50 PM EST
The How, When and Why of Building a Board of Directors
Get guidance from a pro on how to recruit the outside directors who can add value and help you build your company.
11:00 – 11:50 AM PST / 2:00 – 2:50 PM EST
Raising Your Series A: Understanding the Key Terms
Review typical Series A terms and discuss how those terms affect you and your company.
Thursday, November 11
Social Time with the Cohort
Get to know your fellow founders over wine provided by Nasty Woman Wines, a feminist wine brand featuring badass women.
Friday, November 12
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM PST / 1:00 – 3:30 PM EST
Company Presentations/Investor Feedback
Connect with investors in the Project W community and present your company’s business model and solution for impactful feedback.
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM PST / 2:45 – 3:30 PM EST
It’s a Wrap
Celebrate new connections and progress made.