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Monday, June 3
 

10:00am PDT

The First Months: How to Set Yourself Up for Success
Limited Capacity seats available

Getting ready to launch your business? Are you looking forward to not having a boss, sleeping in, and working on your own time?

Hear from our panel of entrepreneurs who made it past those messy first days, weeks, and months. They'll share how they dealt with the terrifying freedom, complete lack of structure, arbitrary self-imposed deadlines, mistakes they made along the way, and the questions they wish they would've asked themselves.

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Carli Dixon

Carli Dixon

Venue Coordinator, The Brightside Music & Event Venue
My husband and I co-own a commercial complex of three buildings at 811, 817 & 905 E. Third Street. Our tenants include Hamilton Dixon metal sculptor, Bloombeads|freezeframe flower preservation as art and jewelry, and The Brightside Music & Event Venue. We are the principals of businesses... Read More →
avatar for Jad Mubaslat

Jad Mubaslat

Product Manager/Software Engineer, Rain Financial
Jad Mubaslat is an entrepreneur and developer who has been passionate about Bitcoin and similar technologies for several years. Today he is working as a PM at Rain.bh, the first regulated cryptocurrency exchange of the Middle East. He also founded BitQuick.co, a Bitcoin trading platform... Read More →
avatar for Sheri Scott

Sheri Scott

Owner/Principal Architect, Springhouse Architects


Monday June 3, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Steam Plant Main Stage

11:00am PDT

Entrepreneurs and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Advice
Limited Capacity seats available

Your crazy neighbor. Uncle Ed. Your butcher. They all offer you advice when you tell them you're starting a business.

What advice do you trust? Who can you trust? Who is trying to scam you?

Our panel of seasoned entrepreneurs have seen and heard it all. They will share their stories of the worst advice they've ever got and guidelines for making sure you to think about before trusting Uncle Ed.

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Cothrel

Andrew Cothrel

CEO, Xact Medical, Inc.
I welcome a conversation with anybody who has an idea in the medtech/life sciences space that they want to see move forward. In addition, I have general expertise in NewCo formation, financing, and strategy. See https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewcothrel.Andrew Cothrel is the CEO of... Read More →
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Will Foster

Picnk Dayton


Monday June 3, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Steam Plant Main Stage
 
Friday, June 7
 

9:00am PDT

Betting On The Underdogs: The Equitable Diversity/Inclusion’s Impactful Opportunity
Limited Capacity seats available

An estimated $4.4T has been left on the table by investors/lenders who overlook female and multicultural founders. We’ll discuss how these underrepresented business owners’ problems could be solved through some innovative merging of resources by those who share their struggle, while STILL providing above average returns:
— Why a “startup studio” setup might be the best way to finally “move the needle” on the “impact speedometer”
— How real rubber is being applied to rugged road by The eMerge Co-Lab
— What the future holds as the work grows


Moderators
avatar for Kemo A'akhutera

Kemo A'akhutera

C.E.O., eMerge

Friday June 7, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
The Barrel House 417 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402