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May 18, 2015

Uptima Business Bootcamp | Applications Being Accepted Now!

Posted 3 years 184 days ago by Rani Croager

Uptima Business Bootcamp | Applications Being Accepted Now!

Sheila serves on the Steering Committee of 2.0akland, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Oakland’s growing tech ecosystem. One organization of particular interest for 2.Oakland is Uptima Business Bootcamp who has two courses open for applications now!

 

“Launching a Business” Course

Have an idea for a small business or social enterprise, but don’t know how to get started?  Or maybe you would like more support? Uptima Business Bootcamp is running another cohort of its 12-week class “Launching a Business” from May 30 – August 15 at Impact HUB Oakland. Cost is $200 /month + 5% equity stake in your business.

·         Apply by May 22

·         Learn More 

 

In “Launching a Business”, the first module of Uptima’s Small Business & Enterprise Program, you will receive guidance through hands-on processes of clarifying your business idea and its market, testing your solution, creating a business out of your solution and laying the foundation for your business to thrive. Uptima combines in-person classes with one-on-one mentorship, peer groups and an online learning environment to help you succeed. This course is for very early stage entrepreneurs looking to create scalable businesses with positive community impact in the technology, health, energy, education, food, consumer, advanced manufacturing, finance and services sectors.

 

Freelancer Program

Are you looking to take the leap to being your own boss? Or are struggling to sustain yourself as a freelancer? Uptima Business Bootcamp is also running another cohort of its 6-week Freelancer Program on Thursdays, 1-4pm from June 4 – July 9 at The Port Workspaces. Cost is $300.

·         Apply by May 29

·         Learn More

 

In Uptima’s Freelancer Program, you will receive guidance through hands-on processes of defining your service offering, developing client relationships and establishing the foundation to thrive as your own boss. Uptima combines in-person classes with one-on-one mentorship, peer groups and an online learning environment to help you succeed. This program is for individuals seeking to pursue careers as freelancers or solo entrepreneurs in any industry.

 

About Uptima Business Bootcamp

Uptima Business Bootcamp is an innovative member-owned business accelerator dedicated to providing entrepreneurs with greater access to hands-on education, resources and community to create thriving businesses. Uptima’s programs encourage entrepreneurs to think holistically about their businesses and their impact on the community. Through a combination of in-person workshops, one-on-one mentorship and online learning, Uptima supports entrepreneurs through processes for developing their businesses. Uptima is very different from other business accelerators – as a cooperative, program participants are member-owners of the accelerator. This means they are part of a real community that shares in the accelerator’s profits and has a say in how the programs are run.   

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