you're a boss in the making
Are you the type of woman who has always dreamed of owning your own business? What if Girl Boss NYC could help you significantly shorten your learning curve and work with you on a 6-week program to accelerate the success of your business? Would you be less likely to fail, be less frustrated and enjoy the process more? Of course! Not to mention it would ultimately save you tons of cash and quality time for your business. We what to help you waste less time and avoid costly mistakes that most new entrepreneurs make.
The GBNYC Business Incubator Program is an all-in-one resource to bring your business idea to fruition. Our team of business development experts’ will work with you for 6 weeks to develop your business, minimize startup fees, and attain the initial success you desire.
To achieve any form of success as a young businesswoman, you need to learn from others that have already been there and done it. This is what mastery requires. Our research-proven methods are what many six-figure entrepreneurs used to make them successful in their business ventures today. So why not you?
That's why Girl Boss NYC created the 6-week Business Incubator Program and we are extending this invitation for you to join. The Business Incubator Program will help you move from the ideation phase to the startup phase faster. We focus on establishing a solid business foundation based on a core mission and pillars of individual success.
The 6-week business incubator program launches in March 2020 and 20 business owners will be selected to participate in the next cohort. Participants will learn how to develop profitable and scalable business models. The program consists of both online and in-person workshops. At the conclusion of the program, participants will have the opportunity to pitch their company in the GBNYC Big Pitch Competition and potentially win a
She Means Business startup grant.
Participants must dedicate 5-10 hours per week to successfully complete the program. The program structure is meant to be time-efficient and accessible to business owners with full-time employment.
The 6-week Incubator Program is a good fit for:
Early-stage entrepreneurs that are in the ideation phase or have been in business for less than 3 years and/or have earned less than $10,000 in revenue
Ambitious women founders willing to make a financial investment in their business
Self-motivated individuals who are able to dedicate 5-10 hours to self-paced learning
Women who possess a growth mindset and take responsibility for their own failures and successes.
The Business Incubator is our do it together group program for self-motivated entrepreneurs who want to create a business both on and offline in a convenient way.
By following this program, you will take concrete actions in building a sustainable business enterprise. Our program facilitators work with a wide range of sectors to refresh and assist women grow their businesses and become outstanding bosses.
Please note this program is not suitable for current businesses that have been in operation for more than 3 years and have earned more than $10,000 in total revenue.
The online program is comprised of 6 modules. Each module takes 1 week to complete.
Saturday Masterclasses meet every other week from 10 am-12 pm in a corporate meeting space in Manhattan. The first masterclass will take place on April 11, 2020
ON DEMAND SUPPORT
24/7 support is offered for the online course. Weekly mentor hours are available by appoinment.
BUSINESS FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
We provide multiple funding resources throughout the program. Successful participants will be eligible for Pitch Competition Coaching, Entry into the Girl Boss NYC Big Pitch Competition, & the $1,000 She Means Business Grant
14 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you're not satisfied with the program, we will refund 100% of your program fee. No hassle! We only ask that you fully participate in the program for 14 days. Full participation includes completing assigned modules and attending the Live Week 2 Masterclass. Due to the digital nature of the program, refunds will not be given after Module 2 or after the 14-day trial period. All refunds will be processed in 2-3 weeks.
Have a Question? We Have Answers!
Here are a few commonly asked questions about the program:
What is a hybrid program?
A hybrid is a combination of online and in-person facilitation. Weekly assignments and modules will be available in an online course format. Live in-person business development sessions will occur every other week for the duration of the program.
Is there an age limit to apply?
No, everyone is eligible.
Is the incubator program only for women?
Yes, our mission is to create profitable female-led businesses.
Will there be an application fee for applying?
Nope, there is no application fee required for this program.
How much of an investment would I have to make?
The inaugural investment fee is $499. We wanted to make it affordable for new entrepreneurs while still providing a premium service.
Will there be a payment plan?
Yes! We provide more information about the installment payment plan in January 2020.
What are we you looking for in a qualified candidate?
We are looking for individuals with great ideas, passion, and professionalism. Women accepted into the program will not only represent their brands, but they will represent GBNYC and our partner organizations.
What is the She Means Business Grant?
The She Means Business Grant is a grant awarded to 1-2 successful graduates of the Incubator program. The grant is intended to help the winners fund their newly developed business idea.
Will I get to pitch my company?
Yes, the 6-week incubator commences with a pitch competition, and successful graduates will be able to pitch their ideas for funding. The pitch competition will take place in Manhattan, New York.
What will I get out of this program?
The She Means Business is a hands-on approach for women who have business ideas but don't know how to get them off the ground. In this program, we believe in "holding hands" because we want to give women access to business ownership at an accelerated rate. We don't think it should take you months or years to formulate a business and make your first dollar. All you need is 6-weeks of focus and a fantastic team behind you!
Will Girl Boss NYC own stake in my company or require equity?
Nope! We believe women entrepreneurs should retain their own equity (as much as possible). Even if you create a billion dollar company, we won't ask for a share. But hey, if you want to pay it forward and donate to a future cohort then that would work too!