iCAN-create – Designed to assist entrepreneurs who are at the concept, pre-revenue, pre-prototype idea evaluation stage of development.
iCAN-create helps you to bridge the transition from ideas and concepts to becoming a company investors want to invest in.
Each member of the iCAN-create team are experienced, successful entrepreneurs, business executives, professionals, innovators or investors who can guide you through the maze of early stage enterprise development. There is no more daunting but exciting endeavor than conceiving, starting and growing a company from an idea or concept and nursing it to maturity. Going at it alone or with an inexperienced team is difficult. The iCAN-create team can work with you to:
- Construct your business model, summarize funding requirements, explore potential sources of funding and critical business plan development
- Design and create your management team
- Define your market and research the global competitive landscape
- Structure an intellectual property portfolio (patents, trademarks, copyrights and licenses)
- Construct prototypes or working models
- Strategize how to employ social media, internet and traditional marketing tactics
- Identify potential investors, partners and collaborations
- Design financial models that promote growth, benefit you and your investors and enable you to survive the “valley of death”
By becoming a member of iCAN-create, you’ll be part of the iCANny virtual, global network of entrepreneurs, experienced professionals, mentors and executives and have access to business intelligence and information designed to help you transition from concept to commercialization.
As an iCAN-create Member, You also receive:
- Access to the monthly online iCANny Business Breakfast Forum
- Access to the Members Only section of the iCANny web portal which provides valuable business articles, chat room, intelligence and information
- Access to a global network of iCANny business mentors and executives at Member rates
- Use of the iCANny logo on your website telling the world that you are a member of the world’s largest innovation network