How to throw a Business Shower

Virtual

What early-stage startups are asking for and receiving with new traditions About this event Join us on February 1st to learn more about business showers Shine Registry users have thrown and how startups are leveraging the platform to get the resources they need! This hour will include three case studies on how Shine Registry users […]

Love Your Application: Startup Writing Workshop

Virtual

General tips for improving your startup application to incubators, accelerators, and VC funding. About this event THE SESSION A startup accelerator is a fixed-term, cohort-based program, that includes mentorship and educational components and culminates in a public pitch event or demo day. A startup incubator is a collaborative program for startup companies, usually physically located […]

Start Smart Series – START SMART LAW: Building and Leveraging Your Professional Team

Virtual

The Start Smart Legal Series hosts various seminars and workshops throughout the semester that cover a wide range of legal topics for startup businesses. During each event, you will be able to learn from K&L Gates' startup lawyers and gain valuable insight on how to legally start/run your startup. START SMART LAW: Building and Leveraging […]

How To Avoid the Top Mistakes in B2B Sales

Virtual

At this session, you’ll learn steps to a more successful B2B sales approach. About this event Explore the B2B sales landscape and learn strategies for success at this interactive event. The workshop will discuss how to sell to businesses, how to avoid common sales mistakes, and how to employ sales strategies that will take your […]

NIA and NHLBI Entrepreneur Workshop Series: Investment Funding II – Engaging with Investors

Virtual

Funding is the fuel that helps drive the commercialization of innovation. In part two of our investment funding workshop, experts will focus on engaging with investors. The workshop will delve deeper into key steps for getting the deal done, from identifying and building the right relationships and networks to negotiating a deal. Topics will cover […]

An Intro to Effective Advertising

Virtual

Do you know most advertising is ineffective? Even the big companies get it wrong. When was the last time an ad motivated you to buy a product? Exactly. Whether you’re making a TV commercial, a Facebook ad or a Kickstarter video the principles you learn at this session will make your communication significantly more effective. […]

Real Talk with Founders: Talking About Traction

Virtual

About this event Join Ascender's lively virtual Real Talk with Founders: Talking About Traction to connect with proven startup founders and discuss pressing questions entrepreneurs face right now. Asha Banks, founder & CEO of CheerNotes, and Rachel Reid, founder & CEO of Subtl Beauty, are ready to go for our next Real Talk. Our chat with these founders who have […]

Effective Fundraising From Angels: A Chalk Talk

Virtual

In this “ChalkTalk” session, David Willbrand will demystify the jargon while unpacking and sharing everything that you need to know about fundraising for your early-stage startup. He explains in accessible language what a cap table is, how it comes together, how it evolves and – most importantly – how startups raise money! If you are […]

Start Smart Series – START SMART LAW: Hiring and Firing

Virtual

The Start Smart Legal Series hosts various seminars and workshops throughout the semester that cover a wide range of legal topics for startup businesses. During each event, you will be able to learn from K&L Gates' startup lawyers and gain valuable insight on how to legally start/run your startup. START SMART LAW: Hiring and Firing […]

Start Smart Series – START SMART LAW:  The Legal Complexities of Social Enterprises

Virtual

The Start Smart Legal Series hosts various seminars and workshops throughout the semester that cover a wide range of legal topics for startup businesses. During each event, you will be able to learn from K&L Gates' startup lawyers and gain valuable insight on how to legally start/run your startup. START SMART LAW:  The Legal Complexities […]

Start Smart Series – START SMART LAW: Worst Mistakes Made by Startups

Virtual

The Start Smart Legal Series hosts various seminars and workshops throughout the semester that cover a wide range of legal topics for startup businesses. During each event, you will be able to learn from K&L Gates' startup lawyers and gain valuable insight on how to legally start/run your startup. START SMART LAW: Worst Mistakes Made […]