PSL Startup Bootcamp

Learn how to test your business idea and go from zero-to-startup in our crash course in entrepreneurship.

Our program is open to aspiring founders of all experience levels and will help you validate (or invalidate) your business idea. Experienced leaders from our community will teach you key strategies for starting a business and help you make invaluable connections along the way.


At the PSL Startup Bootcamp, you will learn the fundamental elements of starting a business, get a chance to experiment with your business idea, and receive instant feedback from Philly’s best startup minds.

Participants will be given a framework for tackling different parts of the startup puzzle. Local startup leaders will lead each topic session, share their experiences and help you put it into practice.

This training program will help you gain the skills you’ll need to validate your business idea and, ultimately, join or launch your own business. We’re looking for ambitious, self-driven people who are committed to their personal and professional growth. Students, recent grads or experienced professionals are welcome!

We Provide…

  • A Community so you can network with, and learn from, peers
  • Learning Sessions led by Founders, CEO’s, leaders of Business Development, and other key individuals from the Philadelphia startup scene.
  • Live Feedback on your business idea from our Learning Session Leaders and your peers.

Curriculum We Cover

  • Idea Validation
  • Identifying your Core Assumptions
  • Lean Thinking
  • Market Research
  • Product Mapping
  • Building a Business Model & MVP
  • Gaining Traction

Applications for the 2018 Startup Bootcamp will open in Fall 2018.

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