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TEDCO and Betamore are kicking off a weekly speaker series for startups this fall.
The Builder Fund Speaker Series will feature workshops and talks on building a business. The free sessions will be held Wednesday nights at Betamore City Garage. The first session, featuring a workshop titled “Mastering the Entrepreneurial Mindset” led by Amita Shukla, is scheduled for Wednesday, September 19, from 3-5 p.m.
Launched in June, TEDCO’s Builder Fund is providing resources for underserved entrepreneurs including pre-seed funding, education programming and support for startups from experienced executives.
— TEDCO (@MDTEDCO) September 17, 2018
Here’s a look at the first three speakers, with info provided by TEDCO:
- September 19: Amita Shukla, author and founder of Vitamita, will lead a workshop titled “Mastering the Entrepreneurial Mindset,” offering tips on “training the mind to foster agility, resilience, creativity and success.”
- September 26: George Earl, founder of Corsair’s Ventures, will lead a workshop titled “Developing Meaningful KPI and Measurement Plans for Strategic Planning and Storytelling,” featuring tips for developing an analytic plan to measure business success.
- October 3: Melissa Bradley, Director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiative and Executive in Residence at the Kogod School of Business at American University, will give a presentation titled “Value Creation and the Venture Pathway,” on how startups can create value as they begin the process of raising venture money.
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