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Monday, June 3
 

2:00pm PDT

Funding Sources for Growing Companies
Limited Capacity filling up

Growing businesses can tap different sources of funding including banks, Angel investors, venture capitalists & private equity. Learn what these different funders look for in their search for companies and how you can land the next investor for your growing business.

Moderators
avatar for David Scott

David Scott

Executive + Board + Investor +Attorney, DPS Holdings, LLC (Est. 2000)
David is an experienced C-level executive and (recovering) attorney, with Fortune 500 (DoD) and Am. Law 100 (law firm) experience.He has co-founded several start-ups, served as CEO and COO of several businesses and has served on the boards of several privately held businesses (MedTech/Defense/Robotics/Media/CleanTech/SaaS... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Christina Shteiwi

Christina Shteiwi

Community Business Banker, Fifth Third Bank
Christina Shteiwi is the Fifth Third Community Lender for Cincinnati and Dayton. She serve on boards and serves as a speaker and subject matter expert for Community small business related events. Christina is also an advisor to women owned and ethnically diverse owned businesses... Read More →
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Clay Day

Intermediary Advisor, Griffin Moor International, LLP
1. Chess2. Solving important problems.3. Building things that matter.
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John McIlwraith

Allos Ventures
John McIlwraith is a co-founder and managing director of Cincinnati-based Allos Ventures (www.allosventures.com).  John has led investments in more than 25 information technology and healthcare companies including Assurex Health, Inc.  He has been an active member of the Midwest entrepreneurial ecosystem community for over 25 years, beginning as an attorney with Jones Day in Cleveland... Read More →
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Ben Pidgeon

Executive Director, Vision Tech Angels
Ben joined VisionTech in 2016 as the organization’s first executive director and is charged with expanding VisionTech’s role in Indiana and across the Midwest supporting startups, innovation, commercialization, and job creation. Each year, he and his screening committee review up to 400 startups... Read More →


Monday June 3, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Steam Plant Side Stage

3:00pm PDT

How Much is My Company Worth? And Other Questions about Raising Capital and Selling Your Business
Limited Capacity full

Hear from a panel experienced on all sides of company valuation — the investor calculating the worth of a company, the resource provider walking the entrepreneur through the company valuation process, and the entrepreneur running the business being valued. Learn the different techniques you can employ to value your business.

Moderators
avatar for Erica Waite

Erica Waite

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Vesna Ventures

Speakers
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Aaron Delidow

Provest, Managing Partner
BA in Finance – Michigan State30 years of M&A/financing experienceEntrepreneurAreas of Experience-financial and operational consulting-business valuation-development of exit strategies-business deal development-contract negotiations and facilitation-capital sourcing
avatar for Craig Jennings

Craig Jennings

President & CEO, Spintech, LLC
Craig Jennings, President of Spintech, LLC, is an experienced executive that was integral to the formation of Spintech, LLC in October 2010. Spintech provides game changing tooling solutions to the composite industry. Mr. Jennings has held executive and sales & marketing leadership... Read More →
avatar for Ben Pidgeon

Ben Pidgeon

Executive Director, Vision Tech Angels
Ben joined VisionTech in 2016 as the organization’s first executive director and is charged with expanding VisionTech’s role in Indiana and across the Midwest supporting startups, innovation, commercialization, and job creation. Each year, he and his screening committee review up to 400 startups... Read More →


Monday June 3, 2019 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
Steam Plant Side Stage

3:00pm PDT

Local Government Grant Opportunities for Growing Your Business
Limited Capacity seats available

City and county governments will discuss the incentives they have available for entrepreneurs in their communities, from grants to free rent. Learn about the opportunities available in your backyard.

Moderators
avatar for Joe Tuss

Joe Tuss

Owner, JT Development Consulting, LLC
Board member of the Entrepreneurs Center. Provide economic development project consulting in the areas of site selection, incentives, financial structuring and funding, land use and zoning and public/private partnerships.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Brodsky

Steve Brodsky

Xenia Development Director
avatar for Erik Collins

Erik Collins

Director, Community & Economic Development, Montgomery County


Monday June 3, 2019 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
Steam Plant Main Stage
 
Thursday, June 6
 

9:00am PDT

How to Grow Without Losing Equity: A Panel on Bootstrapping
Limited Capacity seats available

The biggest pro of bootstrapping — nobody else will tell you how to run your business. The biggest con — you might not have enough money to go all the way. This panel of entrepreneurs will discuss their choice to bootstrap and all the pros and cons between.

Moderators
avatar for Jordan Roe

Jordan Roe

ESP Venture Manager, The Entrepreneurs Center
Entrepreneur, Intrapreneur, Educator, Innovation Progressor

Speakers
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Michael Wicks

Co-Founder & CEO, Covur
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Tom Heil

Co-Founder, Covur
Co-Founder of Covur, we help local business Reconnect, engage, and grow their following using their WiFi. I love learning about local business and the community. Personally, I'm an avid movie buff and tech junkie.
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Adam Clark

CEO, Tangible Solutions
Adam Clark became a Managing Partner at Tangible Solutions in 2013. Tangible Solutions is pioneering the field of additive manufacturing to provide large-scale, cutting-edge contract manufacturing solutions within the medical field. Upon joining Tangible Solutions, Clark leveraged... Read More →
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Jerricha Hoskins

CrownMe Coil Care
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Chris Yancey

Perma Edge


Thursday June 6, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
Steam Plant Main Stage

10:00am PDT

How to Select & Utilize Key Advisors
Limited Capacity seats available

So, you've identified a potential advisor, but you aren't sure what to actually ask. Learn how to select and utilize key advisors to launch and grow your business from this panel of entrepreneurs who have been there.

Moderators
Speakers
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Kevin Hartke

CTO, Resonetics
As Resonetics' CTO, Kevin drives the technical roadmap of the company, overseeing all research and development activities. He leads the Advanced Technology Group, Lightspeed ADL™, and Systems Engineering teams. At Mound Laser, Kevin played a key role in providing technical leadership... Read More →
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Greg Smith

Energy Optimizers
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Rob Harr

Sparkbox


Thursday June 6, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Steam Plant Main Stage