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Personal Development

July 12, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Navigating Your Entrepreneurial Journey with the Right Mindset

Kick off the Tech Equity Hub with a keynote on how to navigate the ups and downs of building a business with resilience and agility

 

Mona Bijoor, Author, Startups and Downs: The Secrets of Resilient Entrepreneurs; Founder HolyTV and JOOR; Partner, Kings Circle Capital

Product Design and Development

July 15, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Building What Your Customer Needs (Wants)

Learn how to build a product that solves your customers’ problem:  identify your customers and their needs, present your value proposition and know when to push through or pivot.

 

Greg Coleman, CEO and Co-Founder, Sworkit

Marketing and Sales

July 19, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Leveraging Your Personal Brand to Market Your Solution and Your Company

Hear how you can market your personal brand and your company’s brand through thought leadership and social media

Lauren Maillian, CEO, digitalundivided; Founder, LMB Group and Straight Up & Successful

Community

July 21, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Founder of Color Journey

Founder of Color Journey with Juanita Lott

 

Juanita Lott, Director, Technology Executive and Entrepreneur

Finance

July 22, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Financial Statements Basics

Workshop to learn what your financial statements tell you about how your company makes money, followed by 1:1 sessions to dive into your company’s financials

Luke Wippler, Senior Vice President and Treasurer, U.S. Bank
John Bernat, Finance Manager, Corporate Treasury, U.S. Bank
Holly Bjelland, Financial Analyst, Liquidity Risk Management, Corporate Treasury, U.S. Bank

Marketing and Sales

July 26, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Ready, Set, Launch: Getting Your Product in the Market

Get guidance on how to plan for a successful and impactful product launch

 

Lenore Kantor, President, Growth Warrior

Community

July 28, 2021 – 3 PM EST/12AM PST

Founder of Color Journey

Founder of Color Journey with Nathalie Molina Niño

 

Nathalie Molina Niño, Managing Director, Known Holdings

Marketing and Sales

August 2, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Building and Executing on Your Marketing Funnel

What you need to know about lead generation, selling your value proposition when pitching to customers and closing the deal

 

Noelle Acosta, Director of Business Development, Maven Clinic

Fundraising

August 5, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

It’s Never Too Early: Building your Investor Pipeline

Get tips and guidance from a VC on how to start building relationships with investors before you ask for money

Jen Richard, Principal, Bonfire Ventures

Fundraising

August 9, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Understanding the Different Investment Vehicles

Learn the basics of SAFEs, convertible notes, and preferred stock and at what point in your fundraising journey each comes into play

 

Shelly Malik, Associate, DWT

Fundraising

August 16, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

What Makes a Great Pitch Deck

How to tell your story in 12 slides or less and leave them wanting more

 

Jenevra Georgini, Founder, Spark + Sterling

Finance

August 19, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Creating a Financial Model

Learn how to create a financial model that will help you understand your cost structure and your growth drivers as you build your company

 

Janet DeFrino, Managing Principal, Five Mile Advisors; Venture Partner, 1843 Capital; Head of Finance, Forward Thought Design LLC

Personal Development

September 2, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Building a Dynamic People Culture in Your Company

Hear how to be a leader who has courageous conversations and fosters a collaborative and inclusive culture

 

Will Butler, Director of Global Portfolio, and Whitney Heaps, Director of People Operations, The Unreasonable Group

Community

September 8, 2021 – 8 PM EST/5PM PST

The Founder/Investor Relationship: From Courtship to Cap Table

A conversation about how to build a rewarding and productive relationship between investor and founder both before, during and after fundraising

 

Leslie Goldman, General Partner and Co-Founder, The Artemis Fund
Ksenia Yudina, Founder and CEO, UNest

Finance

September 9, 2021 – 12 PM EST/9AM PST

Understanding Your Capital Structure and How It Translates to Your Cap Table

Work with our experts to create or perfect your cap table and learn how it changes as you raise capital

 

Melanie VanSlavens, Associate, DWT

Personal Development

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Developing Your Executive Presence

Learn how to telegraph that you are in charge with a 1:1 coaching session and peer circle group learning session

 

Nicole Negowetti, Leadership & Peak Performance Coach, Nicole Negowetti Coaching

Fundraising

TBD

Practicing and Perfecting Your Pitch

You’ve created the perfect pitch deck – now get ready for Demo Day by practicing your pitch with investors and mentors

Various Investors/Advisors from the Project W Community

Product Design and Development

TBD

Tech Deep Dives

Do a 1:1 deep dive with an IT specialist to review your tech solution and determine whether it delivers what you want and what your customers need

 

DWT Technologists

Community

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Straight Talk Series

Hear from founders of color about their journeys

 

 

Community

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Cocktail Hour with Fellow Founders and Friends

Get to know your fellow founders and the friends of the Tech Equity Hub and join everyone in making a delicious cocktail/mocktail

Various Investors/Advisors from the Project W Community

Community

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Social Gatherings

Join your fellow founders and faculty and mentors for social activities

Community

TBD

Demo Day

Pitch your solution to the Project W community, get feedback and make connections

 

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