Ureeka, a SMB mentorship platform for next-wave entrepreneurs, has today announced the Kevin O’Leary Bootcamp, which will offer members access to an exclusive curriculum of his understanding and recommendations. The start-up, which raised $8.6 million in April, wants to provide a full-blown mentorship platform for underrepresented creators throughout all markets. Along with providing a community of other business owners to bounce ideas off of, Ureeka also gives members open door to coaches (professionals who are still active in their industry)and paid access to coaches(who continue with the member to deal with specific problems over the course of six months or more). With the introduction of the Kevin O’Leary Bootcamp, Ureeka is shining a light on training circles. Circles put members into a group of 5, plus a coach. That coach leads a group discussion each week that focuses on a various pillar of
constructing an organization, with concrete tasks offered to members to finish. In the case of the Kevin O’Leary Bootcamp, Ureeka coaches have actually been trained in his specific curriculum and structure to lead these weekly conferences and pass along his special taste of suggestions.”He resonates with our audience due to the fact that he is a business owner,” said Ureeka cofounder Melissa Bradley.”He’s been there, and he’s done that.
Second of all, there are a great deal of programs out there that are not driven towards outcomes or outputs. It’s a vicious service model to get stuck in continuous consulting and that is not his procedure. He’s going to inform you what you require to do, tell you how to get it done, and get it done, and you see those outcomes.”Bradley included that numerous of O’Leary’s portfolio companies were included with Ureeka early on in the business, which was the original connective tissue between the startup and Mr. Wonderful. Here’s what O’Leary needed to say in a prepared statement: Underrepresented business owners, ladies, individuals of color are time and time again disallowed from the type of gain access to so many take for granted, whether it be monetary, instructional or otherwise. We have to do better. Ureeka is doing unbelievable work to make tools and connections that are typically booked for the big fish, actually accessible and all in one place. I’m enjoyed be
working with them and to be able to offer small companies access to my all-star team and resources. The Kevin O’Leary Bootcamp is 12 months long and costs an overall of $3750 across the year, which works out to $312.50/ month. When they run into a problem, one of the most special things about Ureeka is that it gives members a series of levers to pull. They can go straight to their coach to ask a question, and after that to a mentor, and then to the peers in their coaching circle, and lastly to the more comprehensive neighborhood. Cofounder David Jakubowski and Bradley see the best obstacles to Ureeka as a
matter of building trust with users and handling scale.” With whatever going on worldwide today, there are a lot of people
who need aid,”stated Jakubowski. “It’s not one fast fix. I can’t jump on the phone with any person in 30 minutes and repair their company. It has to do with systemic focus on doing the best things on a duplicated basis that will put your company into the very best position. There are just so many individuals who have such dire need right now, whether it’s getting the financing, or getting suggestions. There are just so a number of them that it’s a bit overwhelming.”Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.