Cancelled: First Time Tech Founders: The Questions You Didn’t Know to Ask
Walking down the lonely road of tech entrepreneurship can be challenging. There are dozens of unexpected hurdles in between an idea and a self-sustaining business. When you sign-up to be a CEO or founder, it can be overwhelming to manage accounting, staffing, real estate, and human resources on your own. The less glamorous aspects of scaling a business are often the most important.
Come enjoy refreshments with members of the Philadelphia Chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization and have some of your questions answered. Learn how local leaders took their business to the million dollar revenue mark. An engaging panel will tackle key issues in various industries. You will meet:
Eric Griffin: Co-founder of Clear-Coat, an Inc. 5000 company, which is a US manufacturer, innovator, and consumer brand of mobile accessories, with over 100 stores and spanning 19 countries. Clear-Coat’s new innovative Rapid Cut system is all-in-one solution for on-demand manufacturing of mobile screen protection and full body skins directly in retail stores, completely eliminating the need for inventory.
Fran Lairdieson: Nearly 20 years ago Fran Lairdieson founded DesignPoint Solutions to provide the best design tools to product development and manufacturing companies in the mid-Atlantic region. Over that time, DesignPoint has grown to over 30 people in three offices and have expanded their product line to include 3D design software, 3D printers and contract design services.
Stan Pittman: In 2012, Stan Pittman founded Eigen X to focus on cloud-based delivery of Analytics, CRM, Spend Management, and related technologies. All of the their projects are delivered using an Agile Framework, Eigen X deploys enterprise-class solutions with small, focused, project teams. Eigen X is growing rapidly and was named Best Places to Work by Philadelphia Business Journal in 2014 and 2015.
And other experienced tech entrepreneurs.
Come find out how these entrepreneurs started their business, hear about their successes, and some of the obstacles they’ve encountered. There will also be an opportunity for you to ask them the questions that may impact your growing tech business.
Do you have a question you want to ask one of these entrepreneurs? Tweet your question using #EOTechWeek and they will be asked during the panel!