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.