Red Wall & Stairs

Brick City Entrepreneurship Training
Supported by the US Small Business Administration, GAFC Program

Brick City Entrepreneurship Training is a one-month, part-time bootcamp that trains underrepresented entrepreneurs in foundational entrepreneurial skills to become a high-growth, technology startup founder or a main-street, small business founder. 

Entrepreneurs will be given training, combined with applied case study work, to learn and refine their skills over the course of the month.  

Fall 2021 Applications are now closed. 

Program Dates: 
Nov 8, 2021 - Dec 10, 2021
Spring '22, Exact Dates TBD

PROGRAM COMPONENTS

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TRAINING SESSIONS

Two weekly training sessions that will teach the foundational information and tools used by entrepreneurs. These sessions will guide all work done on entrepreneurs own time. 

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COMMUNITY BUILDING

A pillar of this program is the network. There will be an opportunity to build relationships with other entrepreneurs in the cohort and we'll provide teambuilding activities to facilitate these engagements. 

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MENTORSHIP

Outside of educational sessions, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity for 1:1 or small group mentorship with the VentureLink team.

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Eligibility

This program supports individuals who are under-represented in the high-technology entrepreneurial community. This includes women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals. 

You do not need entrepreneurial experience to be qualified for this program. We are open to individuals of all professional backgrounds, although we do look for people with entrepreneurial aptitude and the tenacity to build a high-growth startup.

 
CONNECT WITH VENTURELINK

EMAIL

venturelink@njit.edu

PHONE

973-642-7857

ADDRESS

211 Warren St.
Newark. NJ 07103

HOURS

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM