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BREATHE
SMALL BUSINESS INCUBATOR

 

WHAT IS IT ABOUT

 

The BREATHE small business incubator supports existing and emerging businesses within the Breathe community. This program will help you rediscover your business purpose and translate this into a business strategy centered around that purpose. At the end of this 2-day business accelerator you can expect to:

  • Articulate your business purpose and the value it brings to your communities

  • Define your business model and operating plan, with clear steps towards future growth

  • Characterize and expand your leadership ethos and team capabilities

  • Establish your place in the BREATHE small business network for collective business support & collaboration

 

WHO IS THIS FOR

  • Business owners and business leaders who are looking to refresh or tighten their strategy and operating plan.

  • Future business owners and business leaders who plan to launch their own small business and want support with strategy and operations.

  • Community professionals who have an interest in business management and are looking to transition into a small business leadership position.

TOPICS COVERED

THE WHY

The purpose behind your business and how to live into it through your business operations.

THE LANDSCAPE

Explore the communities and markets around your business and how they impact your business model.

THE ROOTS OF THE BUSINESS

Characterize the value proposition of your product and service while articulating your unique position amongst your competitors.

BUSINESS MODEL DEVELOPMENT

 

Perform business model mapping and explore the function of your business units, including your supply chain, your operational activities, your customer experience, your cost structure, your financial budget and your administration activities.

THE HEART OF THE BUSINESS

 

Explore your own leadership characteristics and analyze your team dynamics. Articulate the critical skill sets required to successfully operate your business and establish best practices for internal growth and external hiring.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

 

The BREATHE Small Business Incubator will take place earlier in the festival weekend. The program schedule is:

  • Thursday July 11th, 1 pm – 5 pm

  • Friday July 12th, 8 am – 12 pm

 

No business is too big or small, and all products and services are welcomed. Registrations will be accepted up to 2 weeks before the festival. Spaces are limited. Secure your spot today!

COST

 

  • $90 Per Person

  • It is required to purchase a Ticket to the Festival before buying a Ticket to the Incubator.

  • Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite

Meet Your Facilitator

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Alice Havill

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Alice is native to New Zealand with a bachelor of Engineering from the University of Auckland and an MBA from the University of Denver. She has spent over a decade in the cleantech sector and has traveled the world supporting innovations like carbon recovery, biofuel production and materials recycling. Alice holds the title of Vice President at the Colorado Impact Fund, a venture capital firm that invests in high-growth companies that are committed to bettering their communities. She works on new investment opportunities, as well as supporting portfolio companies with business strategy and financial management for economic, social and environmental value creation.  Prior to Colorado Impact Fund, Alice was the Chief Operating Officer of Vartega Inc, where she led the company’s strategic planning and operations management in support of their novel composite recycling platform.  She proudly resides in Colorado and is passionate about supporting environmental preservation and community growth.  She currently serves as an executive director for Discover Breathe and is on the board of Innersense Healing Arts Collective.

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