NaperLaunch Academy

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The NaperLaunch Academy offers a focused curriculum to help entrepreneurs develop fundamental business knowledge, improve salesmanship and leadership skills and learn the “lean startup process.”

NaperLaunch Academy Courses

Class Schedule

Class sessions are held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the NaperLaunch coworking space. See class schedule.


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My sales have already grown

"NaperLaunch's multi-week Lean Canvas Model class isn't just for the aspiring entrepreneur! It helped this owner of an eight year old company see her business with new eyes through in-class discussions and meaningful homework assignments which included interviews with potential customers. We worked on product/service features, customer segments, pricing, marketing/distribution channels, and customer acquisition strategies. It wasn't easy but we had a lot of help from our facilitator, Kent Palmer, and many SCORE mentors at our disposal. My sales have already grown markedly since I've instituted what I learned in class. I highly recommend this class, not only for people thinking of starting a business but also for seasoned business owners who want to review and refine their business plans. Highly recommend!!"

   — Clementine Calleja
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