1-Week Program Sample Schedule:
Get to know one another activities
How do entrepreneurs, innovators and designers tackle problems?
Field Trip: Downtown Boston
Field trip to local startup
Engage with potential customers
Define customer needs
Field trip to local maker space or fab lab
Ideate and build solution prototypes
Test with peers and iterate solutions
Field trip to test prototypes with potential customers
Develop business model and brand
Develop pitch presentation
Pitch Competition with panel of judges and community audience
2017 Epiic Experiences Field Trips:
IDEO Cambridge: http://www.ideo.com
A global design firm that takes a human-centered, design-based approach to helping organizations in the public and private sectors innovate and grow.
Google Cambridge: http://www.google.com/about/careers/locations/cambridge
The Google Cambridge office is a hub for both engineering and sales, located in a hotspot for startups and bright minds. Engineers contribute to such high-visibility products as Search, YouTube, Chrome, Android, Image Search, Google Play for Education, and Newsstand.
Microsoft Technology Center: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/mtc/locations/boston.aspx
Where customers' tech people work alongside Microsoft tech people to imagine, design and create together.
StartUp Institute: https://www.startupinstitute.com/boston/
Want to thrive at a tech company? Learn how in 8-weeks. We are an experience, not just another school. Not an incubator, and not a one-off skills class.
WeWork's mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living.