Entrepreneur EDGEucation

Success Series

  • Intensive learning in all facets of business
  • Led by John Liddy from Syracuse Tech Garden
  • Download brochure and application at www.mvedge.org

Tuition: $500- Refunded upon successful completion of the program. Includes entry fee for application in EDGEccelerator Business Competition.
Application: Click link below
Class Dates: May- September 2013
Class Time: 5:00pm
Location: MVCC, Utica Campus

Sponsored by: National Grid, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, Mohawk Valley Communty College and Mohawk Valley EDGE

Class Dates & Topics

  • June 11th- Getting Started-  Introduction, Business Model, Goal Setting
  • June 18th- Look in the Mirror (Virtual)-  Are my plans realistic? How am I managing growth? Do I have the right talent?
  • June 25th- Nuts & Bolts of Financials- Income Statements, Balance Sheets, Statement of Cash Flows
  • July 9th- Show Me the Money (Virtual)- What is my financial status? What is making/losing money? Operational indicators?
  • July 16th- Marketing- The Four P’s, Getting New Customers, Social Media
  • July 23th- People (Virtual)- Organizational Changes, Talent Assessment, Employee Life Cycle
  • July 30th- The Art of the Deal- Pitching to Investors, Use of Proceeds, Term Sheets
  • August 13th- The “Final” Pitch- Final Presentations
  • September 10th- Celebration and Follow Up

Fine tune your business, network with your peers, build an ecosystem for success! 

Upon completion your business may qualify for a loan from EDGE or various grants from National Grid. 


Mary Rizzo Bonney 
Mohawk Valley EDGE