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Continuing Education

Starting New Ventures


Starting New Ventures, a two-day certification course in Washington D.C., teaches participants how to start a business using their own product or service ideas through:

  • Testing market viability and performing customer research
  • Creating a minimum viable product
  • Developing a basic organizational and financial model 

Using proven methods of startup formation, the program’s mentors guide participants through each step of the entrepreneurship process. A Certificate of Innovation from the Charles D. Close School is awarded upon completing the course, with continued support after the program concludes.

November 10-11, 2018
February 2-3, 2019
March 30-31, 2019

Starting New Ventures is hosted by Drexel University’s Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship and 1776, the largest network of incubators that cultivates and empowers startup ecosystems in the Northeast Corridor. 


Details and Registration