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Build a Business Plan

  • Twitter 1355 Market St San Francisco, CA United States (map)

Join us for the our first ever Build Day in partnership with Twitter to learn how to build a business plan from the ground up. You’ll get the opportunity to work with fellow #BUILTBYGIRLS community members and pitch your idea. Walk out the door with a business plan and the know-how to turn that brilliant idea into tactical next steps.

The Details:

  • Your teacher: #BUILTBYGIRLS Advisor, Shagun Chopra, has done financial consulting for tech companies for 8 years. She has an MBA in entrepreneurship and now does business development at Twitter and formerly Airbnb.

  • Bring: No laptop needed, just a phone is fine.


  • 5:00 - 5:30: Sign-in

  • 5:30 - 6:30: Introduction: How-to of business model canvas

  • 6:30 - 7:00: Break

  • 7:00 - 8:00: Take action: Break into groups and put together a business plan for specific company (could be yours!).

  • 8:00 - 8:30: Show it off: Volunteer team presents business plan to entire group and receives feedback from experts.

Earlier Event: February 6
The Tech of Advertising at Pandora
Later Event: March 7
The Tech of Job Hunting at Indeed