Apr
15
2014

AeroInnovate seeking applications for 6th Annual Pitch & Mingle

OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN: AeroInnovate Pitch & Mingle Call For Applicants AeroInnovate and Space Angels Network seek early stage aviation/aerospace companies to attend and apply to present at AeroInnovate’s 6th Annual Pitch & Mingle event during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture scheduled for July 29, 2014.



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OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN:  AeroInnovate Pitch & Mingle Call For Applicants

AeroInnovate and Space Angels Network seek early stage aviation/aerospace companies to attend and apply to present at AeroInnovate’s 6th Annual Pitch & Mingle event during the  Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture scheduled for July 29, 2014.

Interested applicants for the Pitch & Mingle should apply online via the following link no later than May 23, 2014 https://gust.com/organizations/space-angels-network

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and selected companies will be notified no later than May 31, 2014. Selected companies will have the opportunity to give an 8-minute pitch followed by a 4 minute Q&A to a group of accredited investors, industry advisors and fellow aviation/aerospace entrepreneurs at the Pitch & Mingle on July 29.

In addition to the company presentations, AeroInnovate’s Pitch & Mingle event provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and advisors to mingle, network and enjoy learning about up & coming technology and businesses in the industry.  To register to attend the Pitch & Mingle, us...Read More

Feb
11
2014

Intellectual Property 101 – Aerospace Webinar

Protect Your Intellectual Property! Every business owns intellectual property and is impacted by others’ intellectual property. From selecting and defending trademarks, to protecting confidential information, to ownership and protection of inventions, to risks of infringing others’ rights, intellectual property touches nearly every aspect of business. Please join  Connie Lindman and Dennis Schell for a lunchtime webinar on [...]



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Protect Your Intellectual Property!

Every business owns intellectual property and is impacted by others’ intellectual property. From selecting and defending trademarks, to protecting confidential information, to ownership and protection of inventions, to risks of infringing others’ rights, intellectual property touches nearly every aspect of business.

Please join  Connie Lindman and Dennis Schell for a lunchtime webinar on Friday, March 7Read More

Feb
5
2014

Respect the Stick

...the hockey stick, that is.



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By Paul Jones

Originally published at www.venturebest.com on January 23, 2014

The hockey stick, that is.
High impact entrepreneurs know – or learn pretty fast – that most angel and even most venture funds outside of the major venture centers take a perverse satisfaction in telling entrepreneurs that they are being naïve when they build the proverbial “hockey stick” growth assumption into their business plans. A lot of self-identified “smart” high impact investors (particularly those of limited means) can be downright smug in their “you are not another one of those crazy kids carrying a hockey stick” comments as they flip through your pitch deck. “That kind of growth almost never happens.”

Well, I am here to tell you that the right response to those kinds of remarks – assuming, that is, you really have a venture capital worthy deal – is something like this: “Of course we are – we wouldn’t be here if we weren’t.”

It is indeed true that most venture-backed high impact startups either never get to the inflection point of the hockey stick growth curve, or if they get that far, fall off the curve shortly thereafter. That, though, says very l...Read More

Nov
14
2013

Defense Alliance presents Strategic Focus for Business Development Webinar – for entrepreneurs & startups

Many entrepreneurs spend almost all of their waking hours thinking about and being active in their companies: yet they still face business and personal frustrations, or feel they would love to take their company to the next level. EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System, provides a system that enables an owner to address and solve these issues. Our presenter for this webinar will be Sean O'Driscoll, Professional EOS Implementer.



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The slow economy and government chaos mean a challenging environment for small high technology companies.  As a result, business development success increasingly depends on strategic focus at every level.  This webinar clearly lays out a path to achieve that.

Many entrepreneurs spend almost all of their waking hours thinking about and being active in their companies: yet they still face business and personal frustrations, or feel they would love to take their company to the next level.  EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System, provides a system that enables an owner to address and solve these issues. Our presenter for this webinar will be Sean O’Driscoll, Professional EOS Implementer.

DATE:  Friday, November 15, 2013
TIME:11:00 am – 12:00 noon CDT

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

PRESENTER: Sean O’Driscoll, Professional EOS Implementer.  Sean brings a unique blend of Experience, Passion and Process to his interactions with entrepreneurs.  He has experience in large multinational corporations and entrepreneurial companies.  His passion is working in the entrepreneurial environment and helping entreprene...Read More