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New Year, New Start: Entrepreneurs with a Vision for Good

January 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

new year new start entrepreneursNew year, new challenges, new opportunities. Where to start?

If you are an entrepreneur who wants to startup a new year with a new venture, join us for a free workshop to explore:

  1. What mindsets do innovators need?
  2. What is Lean Canvas, and how can it help me turn an idea into a business model?
  3. What is social entrepreneurship?

You do NOT need a business idea to attend. A benefit of joining us is to find like-minded people and potentially team up to start a new venture.

We need an entrepreneurial spirit to start the new year with more ideas that can convert to new ventures with a vision for good. Join us! Register today to attend this social entrepreneur workshop.


Ada Ryland

Ada Ryland is an early stage startup strategist and a founder coach. She integrates customer development, business modeling, market strategy, systems thinking and advanced lean methodology into a framework that organizes the complexity of the new business and brings clarity to the action plan to reach product-market fit. Ada has been a startup strategy consultant since 2014, has worked with over 200 founders with their early stage business modeling, and teaches with several pre-accelerator/accelerator programs. She earned the Top Expert award by MassChallenge in 2019.

Jon Mertz

Jon MertzJon Mertz founded Santa Fe Innovates, a social entrepreneur accelerator program and community. He also is an interdisciplinary leadership doctoral candidate at Creighton University. Jon’s background includes marketing and business development leadership roles for entrepreneurial and enterprise companies – Corepoint Health, QuickArrow, Deloitte, IBM, and BMC – along with serving in Washington, DC, in various political appointments.

Thank you to our ongoing sponsors!

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January 30, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm