Week 8: Money, Metrics & Milestones

Welcome to the eighth week of the Collegiate Summer Venture Program!

Core Concepts: Revenue, identifying and mapping to business milestones, costs & operating best practices, valuation & investor options.

Outcomes: Financial Projections, Understanding of Funding Options, Creating a Repeatable Sales Process


Sprint Planners

  • Update your Sprint Planner in this folder.

  • Every week, you will be expected to create a new slide in your Sprint Planner by 8:00 AM Monday morning.

Week 8 Presentation

  • We’re using a template this week - one that’s more in line with a typical pitch.
    You still only have three (3) minutes.

  • Make a copy of the attached template and update your presentation to the CSVP folder here.

  • The file name must be named {MyCompanyName}_Week8. Renaming the file allows the staff to move more quickly, please be cognizant that you are following all of the instructions outlined above.


  • Continue tracking and conducting customer interviews! You may be asked to share your CRM with your EIR or the Leadership Team this week.

Reading & Slides:


Use the Slack channel (#homework) for any other questions at any time. You can ping CSVP leadership directly at @Carly or @Dorota!