Domain Expert Office Hours

ZIP Launchpad Participants:
  • Office hours must be booked 24 hr in advance.
  • When booking office hours  you are required to submit an agenda outlining your goals and questions for the meeting.
  • We request at least 24 hour notice for cancellations or rescheduling of appointments.
  • To cancel or last minute emergencies, email Jordyn
  • A day before office hours, you will receive an email reminder, google calendar reminder and zoom link
Domain Experts:
  • Your appointments will be confirmed via google calendar early each semester and include the zoom link
  • For changes, cancellation or last minute emergencies, email Jordyn
  • A day before office hours, you will receive an email with your appointments, background on team and meeting agenda

Digital Entrepreneurship

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Professor Kaveh Abhari

Digital Entrepreneurship

RSVP Kaveh's Office Hours

Digital Entrepreneurship is all about exploring, evaluating, and exploiting business opportunities that can be created, facilitated, or realized by digital assets (e.g., data), digital tools (e.g., enterprise systems, analytical tools), technologies (e.g., AI, XR, IoT), or infrastructure (e.g., cloud computing, blockchain network).

  • How to conceptualize, develop, validate, and commercialize a digital solution (e.g., a digital platform, a mobile app, a wearable)
  • How to develop market/customer for a digital solution including product-market fit validation and differentiation
  • How to use digital tools and technologies to improve their operational model, marking practices, service provision… or scale their business
  • How to develop and maintain digital or digitally enabled business models (e.g., revenue models, data monetization)

Understanding Your Customer and Market

Sales & Marketing 

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Hera Aurea

Intent to Purchase Testing & Marketing Strategy

RSVP for Hera's Office Hours
 

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E-Commerce Web Development

RSVP for Eric's Office Hours

Legal: Corporate Law & Intellectual Property

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Eddie Rodriguez

Business Law: Incorporation,
Founder Agreements, Equity,
and Business Strategy

 

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Bardia MoayediSnell & Wilmer

Business Law: Corporate
Governance, Venture Capital, IPOs

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Mintz

IP Office Hours, Provided by Mintz

IP Law: Patents,
Trademarks, Copyright

RSVP for IP Office Hours
 

 

Please review the following materials prior to meeting with Eddie & Bardia:

Please review the following materials prior to meeting with Mintz

Finance, Accounting, Banking & Insurance

 

 

Please review the following materials prior to meeting with Chris:

Please review the following materials prior to meeting with Carlos:

Please review the following materials prior to meeting with Amber:

Please review the following materials prior to meeting with JR:

Technology: Software Development 

 

Please review the following materials prior to meeting with Carny:

Please review the following materials prior to meeting with Fadee:

Please review the following materials prior to meeting with Gary:

Pitching & Fundraising

Mike Reccomends:

  • The Secrets of Sand Hill Road by Scott Kupor
  • Angel by Jason Calcanis

Social & Environmental Innovation

Additional Office Hours

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Jake Solomon

Meet with a ZIP Launchpad Founder
RSVP for Jake's Office Hours

 

Lab Office Hours

Only available to H.G. Fenton Company Idea Lab Interns