Providing early stage startup assistance, mentorship and market validation

What is Venture Validator?

Students talk about startup ideasThe Institute for Entrepreneurship is proud to have student participants that represent each college at CSU.

Venture Validator is a series of four free workshops designed for CSU students who want to learn more about entrepreneurship and put their startup ideas to the test. The program is hosted by the College of Business Institute for Entrepreneurship.

Open to all CSU students

The program is available at no-cost to all CSU students, from any academic discipline, in order to advance the Institute for Entrepreneurship's zero-barriers approach to expanding access to entrepreneurship. 

When does it take place?

Venture Validator Cohort 6 will take place every Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. between Nov. 5 and Dec. 3, with an optional fifth week session available Dec. 10 for students who want to pitch their business ideas.

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What topics will be covered?

  • Identifying Problems to Solve and Creating Your Solution
  • Conducting Customer Discovery
  • Understanding Your Customers
  • Creating a Business Model
  • Analyzing Your Competitve Landscape
  • Building a minimum viable product (prototyping)

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Upcoming Venture Validator sessions

2/5/2020 5:00 PM - 3/4/2020 7:00 PM
3/25/2020 5:00 PM - 4/22/2020 7:00 PM

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Institute for Entrepreneurship
212 Rockwell Hall - North


CSU College of Business
Rockwell Hall West, Room 207
523 W Laurel St
Fort Collins, CO 80523