For the full event list please see the Fresno State Water Programs & BlueTechValley Calendar
Description: Want to learn how to operate your business like a real CEO? Have a good idea for a business but unsure of what you need to do? Join the CEO Crash Course brought to you by BlueTechValley, CleanStart and Valley Ventures! BlueTechValley’s CEO Crash Course is a business development boot camp being offered this spring in both Fresno and in the Stockton area.
The course will provide you with an understanding of the key components necessary for drafting a business model. We will have concentrations in CEO fundamentals such as how to pitch an idea, the legalities of business, marketing, leadership, team building and more! By the end of the course, you will have developed concrete skills that will aid in advancing your venture.
Attendees will learn
- essential knowledge and skills required to develop their ventures
- individualized mentoring
- benefit from networking opportunities to connect with other companies and domain experts
- be provided with opportunities to publicize their companies and ideas
This kind of deal doesn’t come around often so act now! It is FREE but a limited number of seats are available!
Location: University of the Pacific
Dates: August 16, 23 September 6
Location: Center for Irrigation Technology – 5370 N. Chestnut Ave
Dates: September 23, 24, 25
*A $200 deposit by each participating venture will be needed to secure a spot. The deposit will be returned upon completion of the CEO CC, which would entail participating in each of the three sessions.
Description: BlueTechValley will be hosting a grant writing workshop series at California State University, Fresno, California State University Bakersfield, Humboldt State University, and California Sierra Small Business Development Center, Truckee.
These workshops will allow entrepreneurs to better understand the grant process. Participants will learn critical skills to help them secure funding for their efforts. Keep an eye out for updates on our BlueTechValley website and our official Twitter account!
Location and Date:
California State University, Fresno – August 21, 2019
California State University, Bakersfield – August 22, 2019
Sierra Small Business Development Center, Truckee – September 3, 2019
Humboldt State University – September 18, 2019
For more information or to register email Courtney Meinhold at firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: SAVE THE DATE! For the next Central Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum!
Following the success of past year’s event, the Central Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District.
This annual event has something for companies and organizations of all sizes: a “Shark Tank” style competition, a stock exchange, and panel discussions for investors and startups. As an entrepreneur, come hear from industry leaders, angel investors, venture capitalists, and more. As an investor, come listen to up-and-coming companies pitch to a panel of Judges and Investors, and visit the Stock Exchange to invest your “Bulldog Dollars” in the companies of your choice.
The Forum is a collaboration between the Central Valley Fund, Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Craig School of Business and the Water, Energy & Technology Center at Fresno State.
Stay tuned in to find out which keynote speakers and companies will be participating.
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019