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Impact Over Output: Why and How Your Startup Can Get Traction Tomorrow
October 19, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
If you’re a startup founder in the idea stage, this workshop is for you! You’ll learn how prioritizing impact over outcome can shift your thinking and give your startup tangible next steps toward traction, funding, growth, and success. Whatever your Big Vision looks like, you’ll come away with a clear impact statement to guide your true north, and you’ll take the next steps in defining your startup’s MVP. Tech doesn’t have to stop you from getting your project up and running. Join us to understand the action steps you can take right now to move your startup forward.
What we’ll cover:
- The Most Efficient Founder Journey is Messy!
- Design Thinking and Your Anchor Problem
- What’s an MVP?
- Getting Ready: Refining Your Impact Statement
- Wrangling Your Big Vision: Defining an MVP with User Story Mapping
- Impact Now: No-code Tools You Can Use Today
StartupSac Office Hours is a monthly meetup that features a presentation from a subject-matter expert that focuses on helping entrepreneurs advance their business. View recordings of previous Office Hours meetups here.
The Mission of StartupSac is to accelerate Sacramento’s startup and innovation ecosystem by informing, educating, empowering, and connecting its startup founders and innovators. Learn more here.
About Our Presenter
Allie Reitz is passionate about using design thinking and shared understanding to turn big ideas into real-world, impact-driven solutions that prioritize impact over output. Her work consistently moves the needle on initiatives like community building, climate change, and social good. Allie has over 7 years of hands-on experience in professional UX/UI design, developing and testing low-code functional prototypes, and building conscious businesses through consistent customer conversations. She’s worked with a variety of startups and established companies, using story mapping, low-code tools, and user data to drastically cut validation time and development costs. Allie loves her Colorado home, and you can usually find her camping, practicing yoga, or doing a happy dance at the intersection of design, philosophy, and technology.