Monday, September 23, 2019

Fall-Winter 2019-20 Go-to-Market Program Announced

 

This unique program offers an opportunity for growth stage companies (post-MVP with initial sales momentum) to capitalize on their market opportunities with the development of a comprehensive Go-to-Market strategy and execution plan.

This is our 14th year of offering a the Go-to-Market program. Some of B.C. and Alberta's most successful technology ventures have graduated from this program, raised venture capital and achieved exit.

Partnered with Venture Labs with support from NRC, the program will run through two semesters:

  • Nov - Dec for Semester 1 (Go-to-Market Strategy)
  • Jan - March for Semester 2 (Go-to-Market Execution)

For companies that are interested in participating, there is a limited number of seats, so only 12 companies will be enrolled. To reserve a spot in the program, companies need to apply using the form found here.

An informational session is being offered on October 23rd at Venture Labs.


A pre-program workshop helping companies utilize Market Research to transition from a Business Model Canvas to the foundation of Go-to-Market strategy is being offered October 31st at Venture Labs.


Sunday, April 21, 2019

Summer 2019 Go-to-Market Program Announced

This is our 2nd year of offering a summer session (we just completed the 13th winter session) for the Go-to-Market program.

Partnered with Launch Academy, the program will run through two semesters:


  • May - June for Semester 1
  • June - July for Semester 2 
  • August Reading Break
  • September Final Presentation


For companies that are interested in participating, there is a limited number of seats, so only 12 companies will be enrolled. To reserve a spot in the program, companies need to apply using the form found here.


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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Free Information Session on Go-to-Market Strategy and Execution

We are pleased to announce a free workshop being hosted by Venture Labs on October 23rd 2018.

Where: Venture Labs
When: 11:30am until 12:30pm on October 23rd 2018
RSVP: Click here to register


This is a two part session:
1. An Overview of the Right Approach to Go-to-Market Strategy for Technology Companies - Tips and Best Practices Shared
2. Details on the Upcoming Go-to-Market Program (12th year of this highly successful program)

Announcing 2018-19 Go-to-Market Program - Registration Now Open

Rocket Builders is pleased to announce the Vancouver schedule for the Go-to-Market program. The program will run from November 2018 through to March 2019.

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For companies that are interested in participating, there is a limited number of seats, so only 12 companies will be enrolled. To reserve a spot in the program, companies need to apply using the form found here.

Thank you to the following partners:







Sunday, May 27, 2018

Free Workshop on Market Research Coming on June 5th

We are pleased to announce a free workshop being hosted by Launch Academy on June 5th 2018.

Where: Launch Academy (128 W Hastings St #300, Vancouver, BC V6B 1G8)
When: 1:30pm until 4pm on June 5th 2018
RSVP: https://www.picatic.com/event15274604295014

Doing Effective Market Research for the Lean Startup

Bootcamp Workshop for Using Market Research to Improve Your Potential - For Better Products, Better Revenue and Better Access to Capital

Knowing more about your target market, your target buyers and your competition can provide the key advantage your company needs to win customers, acquire partners and attract investors. 

This bootcamp is a one day session to help companies design, implement and capitalize on the benefits of market research using the latest tools, techniques and practical approaches that companies of any size can use. In particular, we will show how lean startup methods such as defining your MVP and filling out the Business Model Canvas will depend on effective implementation of market research processes.

Designed for both Startups and Growth Companies, senior executives, product managers, marketing managers, and salespeople can all benefit from the insights this bootcamp offers. Company advisors such as investors, board members and mentors will also benefit.

You Will Learn
• methods of market research
• selecting research methods to assist in mapping out your MVP and Business Model Canvas
• practical approaches to gaining insights into new market opportunities
• how product features, pricing, and market size can be determined
• how to track competitors in minutes a day
• getting answers to common investor questions
• to fill gaps in your investment pitch with key answers on your target market


You Will Leave With
• ideas on targeting the right opportunities
• checklists for rapidly starting market research 
• tips on improving your approach to MVP and Business Model Canvas 
• hints and tips on market selection and segmentation
• step-by-step process for implementing an in depth market research project
• tips on low cost data collection approaches
• ideas on improving your investment pitch deck with meaningful research

Announcing 2018 Summer Session for the Go-to-Market Program

After 12 years of offering this program each winter in Alberta and BC, we have added a summer session as well.

Partnered with Launch Academy, the program will run through two semesters:

  • June-July for Semester 1 (June 19, July 3, July 24)
  • August Reading Break
  • September-October for Semester 2 (September 4, September 18, October 2)
For companies that are interested in participating, there is a limited number of seats, so only 12 companies will be enrolled. To reserve a spot in the program, companies need to apply using the form found here.



Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Registration Open for Go-to-Market Program 2017-2018

Rocket Builders is pleased to announce the Vancouver schedule for the Go-to-Market program. The program will run from November 2017 through to March 2018.

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For companies that are interested in participating, there is a limited number of seats, so only 12 companies will be enrolled. To reserve a spot in the program, companies need to apply using the form found here.

Thank you to the following partners: