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RIoT Foundations Program

June 24

RIoT presents a unique business coaching resource for the community this summer. The RIoT Foundations Program is a FREE six-week course that supports business owners or entrepreneurs exploring a new idea in the midst of an economy both recovering from the effects of COVID and evolving with emerging technologies.

Limited slots available – apply today!
DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 24th, 5pm ET
Complete the online form to register for the program

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WHO: For small business owners, startup founders, or prospective entrepreneurs
WHERE: Virginia Smart Community Testbed in Stafford
WHEN: Program runs July 11th – August 8th. Time commitment is three, 90-min to 120-min workshops (dates/times below), and three, 30 min advising sessions (to be scheduled once your registration is accepted), over the course of six weeks.
July 11th, 5:30-7:30pm
July 25th, 5:30-7:30pm
August 8th, 5:30-7:30pm
WHAT: Weekly workshops and advising sessions specifically tailored to help you reach your next milestones.

The course covers the below topics as well as strategies for navigating business in a post-COVID economy:

  1. Core Business Truths & Best Practices: What are all the ingredients you need to operate a successful business? What are the habits you must build as a business owner to establish and grow your business?
  2. Validation: How do you continually engage with your customers (or potential customers) and understand if you’re solving a real problem with the right solution?
  3. Operations 101: How do you manage your finances, your team, and your customer relationships?


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Virginia Smart Community Testbed
2143 Richmond HWY
Stafford, VA 22554 United States
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