Customer Driven Approach to Innovation: Breaking Vicious Circle of Failures - CfE Accelerator

Customer Driven Approach to Innovation: Breaking Vicious Circle of Failures

We invite you to an online mentoring course from Dr. Eugene Buff, Founder & President of Primary Care Innovation Consulting, Innovation Guru, Business Development, Coach, Mentor.

This course is focused on analyzing common shortcomings of early technology startups and creating understanding for successful innovation design and commercialization strategy.

The key to success is correct identifying, understanding, and developing proper relationship with one’s customer. Particular emphasis is made on understanding real market needs, “Jobs-To-Be-Done” and how to gather relevant information to make the educated decision early on. 

This course is not technical. The course will demonstrate through a series of practical projects how to assess your capabilities, find and communicate with your end users and clients, and correspondingly develop your product to solve their needs. 

Format: 4 webinars 1.5 hours each and 1 Q&A webinar 1.5 hours

When: every Wednesday at 7 PM. Start on May 20.

Topics to be covered include:

#1 Introduction to Innovation. Failures & Successes. Fundamental definition of a Customer.

#2 Needs/Wants/Challenges and Jobs To Be Done.

#3 “How it is done today” – Competition and Market considerations

#4 Business Model. Strategy. What’s Next?! Debrief.

#5 Q&A. Individual Projects discussions if needed.

For whom: pre-idea, idea validation, very early mvp stage.

Participation fee – 500 UAH. 

Register here: 

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Team

Ivan Petrenko
Ivan
Petrenko

Executive Director at CfE Accelerator & Managing Partner at Angel One Fund

Marharyta Velebnyk
Marharyta
Velebnyk

Chief Operating Officer at CfE Accelerator

Daryna Prydka
Daryna
Prydka

Project and Event coordinator

Olesya Opirska
Olesya
Opirska

Project and Event coordinator

Valeria Fadieienko
Valeriia
Fadieienko

Business Analyst at Angel One Fund

Sofiya Opatska
Sophia
Opatska

Vice-Rector for implementation of UCU strategy

Partners

Angel One Fund
(Українська) lviv business school
(Українська) usaid
(Українська) USF
SoftServe
Lviv Startup Depot
Lviv IT Cluster
Education business accelerator for startups
EdCamp

Contacts

79000, Ukraine, Lviv
29 Stryysʹka str.

cfe.connect@ucu.edu.ua

Office open hours - Thursday 2 pm - 5 pm.