Impact of the Boot Camp Program Experience

Combined Survey Responses from Participants of the June 2014, January 2015, and May 2015 Offerings

Scale: 1=Low; 5=High
Pre-ProgramPost-Program

Building the Right Team

0 1 2 3 4 5
Valuing what you as a founder brings to the venture
  4.47
Evaluating key skills and experiences in hiring
  4.05
Key differences in hiring from different generational talent pools
  4.06
Pros and cons of different recruiting sources
  3.86

Business Model Development

0 1 2 3 4 5
Identify inherent critical decision points and challenges
  3.92
Product demand creation strategy
  3.83
Positioning and selling your product
  4.14
Differentiating yourself from your competitors
  4.53
Competing strategically
  4.09
Understanding competitors and rivals
  4.08
Benchmarking competitors and industry
  3.98
Understanding the tools of financial decision making
  3.83
Understand revenue and cost drivers of your business
  4.11
Designing a business model and testing its feasibility
  4.19

Entrepreneurial Leadership

0 1 2 3 4 5
Developing a communications or media strategy
  3.70
Communicating the value that your business delivers
  4.41
Communicating effectively with others
  4.39
Giving and receiving feedback
  4.09
Telling a compelling story
  4.31
Navigating ambiguous/evolving situations
  4.02
Entrepreneurial thought and action
  4.40

Opportunity Identification and Evaluation

0 1 2 3 4 5
Resourcefulness in gathering difficult to obtain information
  4.11
Engage with customers to identify unmet needs
  4.34
Collecting primary market data
  3.95
Distinguish between ideas and opportunities
  4.14
Identify new opportunities
  4.20
Develop experiments to quickly shape new ideas
  4.06