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Thinking of Starting Your Own Business? Check the Nomad Excel Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in Bansko

Nomad Excel Entrepreneuship bootcamp is starting in May in Bansko
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In the heart of Bulgaria, nestled among the majestic Pirin Mountains, the town of Bansko serves as more than just a picturesque holiday destination. It’s rapidly transforming into a vibrant hub for entrepreneurs, now to be further enhanced by the introduction of the Nomad Excel Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. The month-long program is designed to equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools, knowledge, and networks needed to launch and sustain successful ventures. All is set to kick-off on May 1st and there are just a few final spots left, so be sure to apply as soon as possible.

One of the bootcamp’s core strengths is its emphasis on personalized mentorship. The opportunity to engage with successful entrepreneurs and industry experts provides invaluable insights into the realities of building a startup. This mentorship is complemented by extensive networking opportunities, allowing participants to forge connections that could shape their entrepreneurial journey long after the program ends.

“We have really big success stories, with some companies worth millions who have gone through our programs. This doesn’t always guarantee that you will succeed on your first try, and this is really important to understand, but you are going to have the tools and knowledge so that when you are ready to start a business, you will be able to put together a team and create something new,” says Omri Levavi, Executive Facilitator at Nomad Excel.

“You need to be in it to win it, but it will be super intense. I think this is the main idea – it needs to be intense. It’s going to be the perfect place to disconnect from the race of life and connect with empowering entrepreneurial energy. You need to be prepared to put in the effort to make things happen, ” adds Omer Harari, Executive Program Director.

Below is a structured overview of the curriculum spread across four weeks, highlighting the key topics and workshops participants will engage in.

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Week 1: Foundation and Ideation

Day 1: Welcome and Introduction

  • Introduction to the program and essential technological tools by Omer Harari.
  • Overview of SWOT & TOWS models for strategic analysis.

Day 2: Vision & Goals

  • Led by Noa Segol, focusing on entrepreneurship basics, market gap identification, and developing business vision.

Day 3: Ideation that Solves Problems

  • Yahav Levy guides through creative thinking and problem-solving with ideation process models and workshops.

Day 4: Business Focus

  • Omri Levavi introduces the Business Model Canvas, emphasizing the value proposition and target audience.

Day 5: Proactive Opportunities

  • Liron Kaplan on developing an entrepreneurial mindset, opportunity recognition, and networking.

Week 2: Strategy and Motivation

Day 1: Research

  • Market and competitor research skills enhancement by Omer Harari.

Day 2: Motivation

  • Yahav Levy delves into motivational theories and practical empowerment techniques.

Day 3: Storytelling

  • Focus on public speaking and storytelling for persuasive entrepreneurship by Yahav Levy.

Day 4: Build and Lead a Dream Team

  • Itsik Madjar covers team building, partner selection, and time management strategies.

Day 5: A Customer-Centric Approach

  • Sefy Tofan on understanding the customer journey and planning with a customer-centric perspective.

Week 3: Execution and Development

Day 1: Lean Startup

  • Omri Levavi on Lean Startup methodology, MVP building, and iterative product development.

Days 2 & 3: Financial Plan & Legal Base

  • Itay Sagie covers financial planning, legal considerations, and fundraising options.

Day 4: Product / Service Development

  • Tomer Davidor emphasizes ideation, product design, user experience, and business models.

Day 5: Teamwork and Innovative Impact

  • Dafna Kariv focuses on strategic teamwork, innovative impact, and stress management.

Week 4: Market Entry and Growth

Day 1: Go-To-Market (GTM) Strategies

  • Yahav Levy on developing GTM strategies, pricing, and marketing channels.

Day 2: Marketing and Branding

  • Nati Danor discusses effective marketing strategies and building a strong brand identity.

Day 3: Sales Strategies

  • Liron Kaplan highlights various sales strategies and CRM systems for sales optimization.
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Day 4: The Power of AI

  • Omer Harari on leveraging AI in marketing and sales, including a hands-on AI workshop.

Day 5: Demo Day Preparation

  • Pitch crafting, presentation skills, and storytelling techniques in preparation for Demo Day.

The program not only provides an innovative educational curriculum but also an inspiring environment. Participants benefit from private accommodation, access to coworking spaces, and a range of community activities designed to enhance the learning experience and foster connections within the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Apply here.

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