INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP GRAND CHALLENGE
Live From Draper University - Silicon Valley, California
Business Innovation I Lean Start-Up I Entrepreneurial Venturing
Be a Start-Up Hero in 30 Hours
Live Interactive Coaching and Mentoring from Silicon Valley Experts
10 - 24 August I 15 Days I 30 Hours I 2 hours Per Day 19:00 - 21:00
The INNOVATIONMAURITIUS.COM is an annual event organised by DoraCrea Training, Mauritius. In a world where Tech has taken over the way business is done, Robotics are becoming more sophisticated, while A.I. and Machine Learning are driving automation with never-seen-before accuracy, we are at the cusp of a turning point in history - the expansion of the Sharing Economy and the emergence of Lean Start-Ups and Entrepreneurial Venturing. With the Coronavirus Pandemic impact and subsequent restrictions, we have redefined the innovationmauritius.com conference into an online interactive platform to deliver the learning outcome into a more convenient model while keeping the same level of interactions and high level networking. We are proud to announce our partnership with Draper University, Silicon Valley, California USA. The objective is to support the Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Employees in both Public and Private Sector Organisations to get access to the most influential Business Innovation and Entrepreneurial Skills Development Programme by Leading Experts from Silicon Valley, California.
Subsequently, the 4th edition of the INNOVATIONMAURITIUS.COM starting on the 10th August will be running over 15 days for a duration of 30 hours through Live Training, Coaching and Mentoring split into 2 hours daily.
Draper University of Heroes
Draper University established in 2012 from San Mateo, Silicon Valley California is a leading University in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Skills Development Programme. To date DU has launched 280+ startups, raised $51M+ in funding from venture investors and has 500+ alumni from 50 countries. Draper University is redefining higher education by equipping entrepreneurial-minded learners with an immersive experience to learn, connect, and grow in the business world while embracing disruptive innovative practices relevant to a world dominated by the digital revolution.
DoraCrea is an MQA registered Training Institution located in Ebene Cybercity, Mauritius. Launched in 2013, DoraCrea has positioned itself as a major player in the field of Online and Blended Training Delivery and Certification Courses in Digital Marketing, Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship, FinTech, Coding and Programming Languages and Agile Business Management.
With lifelong learning and professional development as its core vision, DoraCrea has over the past 7 years affiliated with highly reputable Global Training Partners to leverage on their Valued Knowledge and Domain Expertise in Certification Training Programmes to develop Future-Proof Skill sets of our Learners, enabling them to safely embrace a career in the Knowledge Economy. Doracrea has contributed to train more than 2000 learners both in Mauritius and Africa.
Access Silicon Valley experts and best Practices through our 30-Hour Live Online Interactive Training, Coaching and Mentoring Innovation and Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programme.
Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship is now a Discipline. Knowledge and Awareness of this discipline is critical in order to harness its full potential. Business Leaders, Policy Makers, Public and Private Employees as well as SMEs are bound to step out of their routines and comfort zones to become creative problem solvers and along the way rediscover their entrepreneurial spirit.
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship program serves as a supplement to traditional college education. This comprehensive Live and Interactive programme provide an immersive experience to help entrepreneurs grow their network in Silicon Valley, among Peers, Mentors, and Investors. The programs are jam-packed with founder stories from the Valley’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, workshops on public speaking and building a personal brand, pitching to prestigious investors, virtual visits to Silicon Valley giants, and meetings with Venture Capitalist, Coach and Mentors.
Stand a chance to get pitched by Draper Network of VCs and leverage on their valuable feedback for subsequent financing options.
Global Innovation entrepreneurship Trends and Challenges
Breaking Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Frontiers
Digital Transformation requires Game-Changing Behaviour. Today’s business environment is characterised by the VUCA World - Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity – a combination of factors that can exacerbate the effects of digital disruption on an organisation’s operating model.
Design thinking as mindset, process and toolbox
A Look into a More Efficient and Effective Design Thinking
As a mindset, Design Thinking is characterised by several key principles: a combination of divergent and convergent thinking, a strong orientation to both obvious and hidden needs of customers and users.
Design thinking is about experimenting with prototypes. Make an idea real in order to better understand it and think through the problem
Business Innovation Modeling from an entrepreneurial perspective
Turn Your Idea into a
Full Time Venture
Advance your understanding of emerging developments in business model design. During the start-up process, entrepreneurs need to set the boundaries of the business and define the product/service to offer. Business model innovations are are about changes in customer behavior, globalization and technological innovations
grant and VC funding
Ditch the Grant and VC - Alternate Funding Options for Start-Up
Banks and export credit agencies remain the easiest and most approachable sources of funding, but other options exist, including various grants, venture capital and equity sharing deals. Explore through this programme the various Grant and VC Funding Options
Explore the Virtual Hackathon
for better interactions
By getting involved you will be joining product developers, marketers, business leaders and Draper University entrepreneurs.
Present your Business Ideas and Prototypes to Entrepreneurial Experts
If you are trying to raise capital for your business venture, you will probably have to deliver a business pitch to prospective investors
Detailed Programme Schedule - 10 August to 24th August
Week 1 - 10 to 16 August
Week 2 - 17 to 24 August
Featured Trainers, Coach, Mentors - Draper University
DEADLINE 31st July
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