Helping companies determine if they are ready to scale their business

Supported by the Venture Acceleration Program with Innovate BC.

The Market Validation Training program is intended for entrepreneurs who are working to gain customer traction and need a proven start-up approach for building their business.

The program runs over seven weeks, following a curriculum based on innovation where you will work through course materials, attend webinars, and participate in one-on-one mentoring sessions. You will work with expert facilitators and mentors to focus on business strategy and help take your venture to the next stage. By the end of the program, you will leave knowing who your customers are, what investors are looking for, the foundations of proforma, and the key milestones to help your business grow.

Applications for this program are currently closed.

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Program Overview

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The Market Validation Training will help you:

  • Refine your business model for sustained growth and profitability
  • Gain knowledge and tools to enquire, listen to, understand, and target customers
  • Validate positioning, value proposition, and product with customers
  • Hone customer and investor stories
  • Learn from entrepreneurs, expert mentors, and professional advisors
  • Network with peers who share your goals and challenges
  • Develop your go-to-market plan using the Business Model Canvas

What are the benefits?

  • Market Validation workshops led by seasoned entrepreneurs
  • Access to Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) and specialty mentors
  • A seat at lunch-and-learns and workshops hosted at VentureLabs
  • Hot desk space at VentureLabs while you are completing MVT training
  • A complimentary seat as a non-presenting company at a Vantec Angel Event or workshop
  • Invitation to New Ventures BC Networking Kick-off and 25% discount for NVBC competition
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The program application is currently closed.

We encourage you to submit an inquiry form to be notified when the next program begins.

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