Event Details

Come with an idea. Leave with a startup.

An intensive 6-session series entrepreneurship program that serves as a platform to source innovative ideas, technologies, & products; offering business training for creative economy business owners & start-ups through mentoring, networking, and education.

Join us each week to experience a deep dive for new ideas that encourages participants to learn strategies that will help manage their businesses and measure performances.

Finalized with an East of the River Shark Tank Presentation +Product/Service Expo.
(Saturday, March 3rd Ceremony @ Malcolm X Opportunity Center 1351 Alabama Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20032)

For more information please contact Ebony Kirby 202-563-5200 and/or email [email protected]

We hope to see you there!



Week 1/ January 8: Introduce Lean Canvas & Business Gap Management Part 1: Metrics

Week 2/ January 22: Lean Canvas & Business Gap Management Part 2: Root Causes & Solutions

Week 3/ January 29: Lean Canvas & Business Gap Management Part 3: Implementation

Week 4/ February 5: Lean Canvas & Business Gap Management Part 4: Follow-Up (existing businesses)

Week 5/ February 12: Lean Canvas & Business Gap Management Part 5: Follow Up (new businesses-assess pop-up experience/results)

Week 6/ February 19: Lean Canvas & Business Gap Management Part 6: (business/gap management plans development)


  • When: Mon Jan. 22
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Address: 3935 Benning Road NE
    Washington DC DC,US 20019

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