- 23 Jul, 2014
This seminar will provide a crash course on the terminology that investors expect you to know, understand and use to manage your startup. In the second half of the seminar, a panel comprised of investors, successful startup founders, and accountants will bring it all to life by sharing real life examples and lessons learned through experience.
- 18 Jun, 2014
An introduction for tech startups on strategies for protecting intellectual property including the basics of the patent and licensing processes.
- 21 May, 2014
Great teams start with passionate co-founders and motivated, energetic employees; dream teams include advisors to fill in the experience, knowledge and skills gaps. In this panel discussion, we'll learn about the critical players for a winning team from both early and later stage tech company CEOs as well as seed-stage to later-stage investors.
- 16 Apr, 2014
How do you build a brand that captures market share, attracts investors, makes the headlines, creates competitive advantages, solves a problem, and produces a return? This course will cover the How To’s of brand building, messaging, & PR for tech companies that expect a return on their brand investments.
- 26 Mar, 2014
Please join Tim Harris of Morrison & Foerster LLP for a lively discussion of the most common mistakes that startups make from a legal perspective. This session will explore the choice of legal entity for a startup, corporate recordkeeping, stock option plans, founder tax issues, securities law compliance, critical intellectual property concerns and fundamental employment law issues. Tim’s presentation will be followed by a panel of startup founders who will share their personal stories about these mistakes.
- 7 Mar, 2014
In 2014 we celebrate the 11th annual TechEdge Celebration, the region’s largest celebration of our technology sector!
- 1 Mar, 2014
Whether you are just at the idea stage or have a fully fledged start-up, getting your ideas and business across to investors, partners and the general public is essential. In this 4-hour workshop, we’ll cover the key points of effective presentations.
- 12 Feb, 2014
Customer don't buy products...they buy solutions to problems. Validation of your idea requires that you “get out of the building” and discover what problems your potential customers have. In this workshop, Justin Wilcox, startup mentor, will introduce you to the Lean Startup practice of Customer Discovery. He’ll provide you with practical techniques for identifying and prioritizing your customer segments and for making the most of your customer interviews.
- 22 Jan, 2014
Would you like to develop a single page blue print of your business strategy? Come learn a practical, visual framework for business model iteration that assists you in validating your ideas. The Business Model Canvas is a strategic template for documenting existing business models as well as developing new ones.
- 3 Dec, 2013
Come kick off the joy of the holiday season with the Sacramento Metro Chamber, Northern California World Trade Center, Next Ed and SARTA at the annual Holiday Mixer.
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