Expand Business Ideas, Learn Business Model Design, Take Current Business to the Next Level, and Identify Solutions That Accelerate Revenue Creation.

Date:       April 27-28, 2017
Location: Real InterContinental Costa Rica
                 Prospero Fernandez Highway,
                 Escazu, San Jose 11856-1000
                 Costa Rica

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The AWS Build-A-Business Workshop is a highly experiential, mentorship driven program designed to visually facilitate entrepreneurs through the universal steps required to start and build a viable business.

  • Learn Business Model Design Through Visual Thinking
  • Clarify How You Create Value and How to Reach Your Target Customer
  • Learn Go-to-Market Strategies That Will Produce Revenue and Avoid the Need for Traditional Fundraising
  • Connect with Like-Minded Entrepreneurs From Your Community (There is no need to feel alone or isolated as an entrepreneur)

Below are details of the AWS Build-A-Business Workshop:

The Entrepreneurial Mindset and Visual Thinking. Building Your Foundation for Business Success
Understanding how to transform ideas and opportunities into a successful business is what makes entrepreneurs so powerful. You will learn how to apply the thinking, habits, behaviors, and essential characteristics that will support you to build your successful business.

Designing Your Business Model and Building Your Business
Accelerate your new business to market, engage customers, and accelerate growing revenue through the development of your business model and action plan. You will be coached through the Business Model Scorecard, a self guided visual thinking tool, specifically designed to guide you through the universals of designing and building a sustainable business.

Building Your Core Team, Strategic Partner, and Advisor Network
Nothing of greatness is ever created without a team! Understand and learn the essentials of how to create, enroll and motivate a team around your vision. Learn how to collect people to support building your core startup team, strategic partners, and advisor network.

Learn to Leverage the Power of the Cloud for Your Startup

Since its inception in 2006, AWS has been committed to providing small businesses and developers the same world-class infrastructure and set of tools and services that itself uses to handle its massive-scale retail operations. Learn how to start your business in the cloud.


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8:00 AM

Arrival & sign in of entrepreneurs | Continental breakfast

9:45 AM

VIP’s Arrival

10:15 AM

Grand Opening Ceremony:            
Welcome Address:
  • Jeff Kratz - AWS
  • Sean Griffin – CEO GriffinWorx
  • Costa Rica Local Government (invited)

10:30 AM

Building your business on the AWS Platform

10:50 AM

Designing and building your business

11:20 AM

Mentoring & coaching begins (11am-6pm)

1:00 PM

Working Lunch

6:00 PM

Day 1 Session Closes


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8:30 AM

Entrepreneurs sign-in | Continental breakfast

9:00 AM

Designing & Building | Mentoring & coaching begins (9:00am – 5pm)

1:00 PM

Working Lunch

3:30 PM

Mentor & Judges Convening | Scoring Begins

5:00 PM

Announce top 10 Businesses, Certificates & Awards Presentation

5:30 PM Reception & Celebration

Registration is open but limited on a first come, first serve basis. Seating is limited.

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