PULLMAN, Wash. – Scholars and researchers with discoveries they want to market are among those encouraged to attend the annual “Be The Entrepreneur Bootcamp,” planned June 12-16 in Pullman and in Moscow, Idaho, and cosponsored by Washington State University.
The five-day intensive series of interactive presentations, specialized mentoring and networking with the entrepreneurial community and business leaders is in its third year. The bootcamp specializes in business in the agriculture, health, recreation and technology sectors.
Sessions will focus on a systematized approach to refining or developing a business while becoming skilled at pitching ideas in multiple real-world scenarios. In addition to hands-on training, participants will receive: honest feedback from skilled mentors and business leaders, one-on-one contacts with successful business owners, tours of area businesses and a solid toolset for moving forward.
The bootcamp is looking for participants with: an idea to evaluate for business potential; a newly launched business; a business to expand or redirect; the desire to start a business – these entrepreneurs will be matched with potential intellectual property coming out of WSU and the University of Idaho.