Build a Dream | Intro to Lean Canvas Lunch & Learn

May 5, 2021

May 5, 2021

12:00 PM To 12:30 PM

Online: EDT (USA)


Event Description

First session of a 4-part series May 2021. This session will introduce the lean canvas in a 30-minute lunch and learn format.

Starting a business in DC? Great! The Build a Dream training series is a way to start accessing resources, additional training, and technical assistance to support you.

This 30-minute lunch and learn series in May 2021 is a short course version of our traditional 10-hour Build a Dream training. Over 3000 DC entrepreneurs have participated in a Build a Dream series since 2018.

In this session on May 5 we will introduce the lean business model canvas as a format businesses can use to start their business planning process, and explain how to run an interactive workshop yourself if you are interested in train the trainers.

We will run additional sessions in May 2021 on these topics:

  1. May 12: Customer Discovery
  2. May 19: Basic Business Financials
  3. May 26: Your Ecosystem (of Resources)

If you have questions about this series please reach out to the Innovation & Equitable Development team at And if you would like one-on-one support for any topic related to your DC-based business, please feel free to schedule a technical assistance session with the team through our TA Bookings page.


Department of Small & Local Business Development

About the Organizers

The DC Department of Small & Local Business Development is a DC government agency that provides support, training, and technical assistance to all small and local businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs in the District.

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