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Lunch&Learn: Workshop Your Business

When starting a business, you usually can't afford to hire consultants but have a ton of questions that need the help of an expert. Wish you could hire someone to help you perfect your business without a big paycheck? These Lunch&Learn workshops are perfect for the early stage business owner looking to get specific feedback and advice for their business.

In these hands-on, interactive workshops, learn from professionals how to better your business with feedback that is specific to you. Get help with the formal language of your business plan. Receive real time feedback on your VC pitch, before you're in front of potential investors. Create a solid marketing statement and brand for your particular product, service, etc…and more!

Groups are limited in size, purchase a ticket early to reserve your spot!

Workshop Topics

  • Fundraising
  • Valuation
  • Resource Building
  • Perfect Your Pitch
  • Hiring & Recruitment
  • Creating a Business Model

Workshop Descriptions

Fundraising with Revital Hirsch, Investor in Residence with Saul Ewing LLP

How do you identify potential investors, when should you approach them, and what do you need in your arsenal for effective fundraising.

Valuations with Jeffrey Bodle and Andrew Hamilton of Morgan Lewis and Justin Nadile, NewSpring Capital

You've got a top notch team, solid business model and a term-sheet in hand, yet without understanding the negotiating process, you may wind up losing it all. This workshop will provide valuable insights re: the elements necessary for structuring a winning opportunity.

Resource Building with Shannon Migdal, Director of Marketing for the Singh Center for Nanotechnology through the University of Pennsylvania

Running a business is time-consuming and financially challenging. In this workshop learn where to access shared technical equipment to save money, how to master networking when joining a coworking space, and how to maximize Philly's vast educational network.

Perfect Your Pitch with Scott Nissenbaum, Chief Investment Officer for Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania

How to gain a deeper understanding of the early-stage investment landscape through venture capital, entrepreneurship, and operational excellence.

Hiring & Recruitment with Lysa Dahlin, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Comcast

A painted picture for successful designing and delivering people strategies that drive effective change and measurable results. Programs that enable the innovation and change critical to compete in today’s technology sector will be covered and include: HR consultation and business partnership, including talent acquisition, talent management, organizational development, employee relations, compensation, M&A, organizational design and effectiveness, employee engagement and communications.

Creating a Business Model with Bob Solomon, Adjunct Professor at the Fox School of Business at Temple University

What is a business model and why is it critical to the success of any venture?

We will define a business model and then introduce the Business Model Canvas (BMC) as a graphical method for discussing, designing and innovating business models. Attendees will gain hands-on experience defining a business model using the BMC. Previous experience using the BMC is helpful but not necessary.

Lunch Provided By PACT

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