“Building a business is hard,” Zak Kidd, SwingSpace cofounder and serial entrepreneur says, with gravity. “And you have lots of questions about how to do different things.”
The best people to ask? Entrepreneurs who have gone before.
This is the essential inspiration for SwingSpace’s ongoing series of panel discussions. The next, somewhat provocatively titled “Survive Your First $50K,” is scheduled for Sept. 21 at WeWork in Dupont. Panelists for the event include Mike Englert, cofounder and principal at eighty2degrees; Sandie Diamond, founder of Shameless Chef; Veronica Eklund, cofounder and CEO of Orate; and Cullen Gilchrist, cofounder and chief executive of Union Kitchen. Moderated by Kidd, the panel will focus on “how to gain investors, distribute those funds and then profit from initial efforts.”
All integral pieces in building a business, surely.
For Kidd, the overarching goal is that any conversation about entrepreneurship and fundraising be real. “We never want our events and our conversations to be filled with platitudes,” says, of the SwingSpace event series. “We want people to say ‘I spend the time and I’m going to think differently about going to work tomorrow.'”
The time has come to discuss, "Surviving Your First $50K!"
–Space is limited, please RSVP–
— SwingSpace (@SwingSpaceLLC) August 30, 2016
Sound like the event for you? RSVP here