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What You Need to Know About Venture Capital (LIVESTREAM)

Please register by 10 pm on Thu Jan 27. At 11 pm, we’ll email you a Zoom link to access the LIVESTREAM the next day. The process of raising capital is straightforward, but it's not easy! In this TIGER Talk, led by Bethany George, Managing Director at Rev1 Ventures, we will walk through the fundamentals of raising venture funding. Whether you're working with an investment firm or you're raising funds from friends and family, successfully
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CES 2022 Should Have Been in the Metaverse: 4 Takeaways for Futurists & CEOs (LIVESTREAM)

Please register by 10 pm on Thu Feb 17. At 11 pm, we’ll email you a Zoom link to access the LIVESTREAM the next day. In the words of our TIGER Talk speaker, Brad Griffith: "Do you know the hottest trend in your industry that will change the needs of your customers and alter your growth plans? Join me to hear what consumer technology will disrupt all of our industries over the next decade. From
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The Gift of VUCA or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying & Love Chaos (LIVESTREAM)

Please register by 10 pm on Tue Feb 22. At 11 pm, we’ll email you a Zoom link to access the LIVESTREAM the next day. What's VUCA?  Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity. Please join Mark McGrath for this TIGER Talk, in which he will help us learn to improve our capacity for independent action, while facing challenges resulting from VUCA. Specifically, Mark will lead us to define and understand: the nature of VUCA, in order
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The Business Designer: The Leader Needed for Success in Today’s Turbulent, Competitive World (LIVESTREAM)

Please register by 10 pm on Thu Mar 3. At 11 pm, we’ll email you a Zoom link to access the LIVESTREAM the next day. It’s no secret that businesses and other organizations are feeling the impact of dramatically accelerated change and resulting disruptions.  Leaders are facing unprecedented challenges in every aspect of the modern enterprise. These challenges have created a need for significantly different leadership approaches.  As a result, the 150-year pre-eminence of the modern “Business
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Becoming Customer-Centric, for Davids and Goliaths (LIVESTREAM)

This event has a NEW DATE: Friday April 8.  Please register by 10 pm on Thu Apr 7. At 11 pm, we’ll email you a Zoom link to access the LIVESTREAM the next day. While established companies aspire to be customer-obsessed at scale, start-ups are exploiting opportunities to deliver experiences, like Dollar Shave Club or PillPack, and creating billions in new value. Why were those success stories from start-ups and not from the established companies? 
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Where’s the Money? Sources of Financing for Startups (LIVESTREAM)

Please register by 10 pm on Thu Apr 21. At 11 pm, we’ll email you a Zoom link to access the LIVESTREAM the next day. Learn the basics of startup financing and gain some pitching tips from Melinda Gloriosa of Rev1 Ventures. In this interactive virtual TIGER Talk, Melinda will share the many types of startup funding, key insights on projections and budgets, and some quick tips to help with your next pitch! *************** As
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Stock Options for Startups (LIVESTREAM)

Please register by 10 pm on Thu Apr 28. At 11 pm, we’ll email you a Zoom link to access the LIVESTREAM the next day. Thinking about offering equity in your startup to founders, consultants or employees?  In this TIGER Talk, Michelle Murcia will walk you through how to do it right, right from the start. From founders stock to restricted stock to stock options, Equity-Based Compensation can be a mystery. We'll cover the differences
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Beyond SBIR/STTR – Building Deep Partnerships with Universities and Government (Hybrid Format: In-Person/Virtual)

Register by 10:00 pm, Thu May 19.  Select "In-Person" or "Virtually via Zoom."  (If you choose Zoom, we’ll email you a link on May 19 before 12 midnight . Then, please join at 11:50 am, Fri May 20.) In this TIGER Talk, you'll learn to create and grow strategic partnerships between your business and universities or government agencies -- to amplify your success at delivering on your company's mission and and achieving your vision. Universities
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7 Tsunamis: Exciting Economic Opportunities for Ohio

Innovate New Albany 8000 Walton Parkway Suite 200, New Albany, OH

Register by 10:00 pm, Thu May 26.  Select "In-Person" or "Virtually via Zoom."  (If you choose Zoom, we’ll email you a link on May 26 before 12 midnight . Then, please join at 11:50 am, Fri May 27.) Business operating costs are up.  Interest rates are up.  Fuel prices are up.  Inflation is up!  And, every leader is well aware of these facts.  Wouldn’t it be great to hear some positive economic news? In this
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The Evolving Workplace and The Human Experience

Innovate New Albany 8000 Walton Parkway Suite 200, New Albany, OH

Please register by 10:00 pm on Tue May 31. Select "In-Person" or "Virtually via Zoom."  (If you choose Zoom, we’ll email you a link on May 31 after 11:00 pm. Then, please join via Zoom at 11:50 am on June 1. Please join Robert White, Jr. of The Daimler Group and Brandon Dupler of Dupler Office for this TIGER Talk on the future of the professional workplace. Over the last two years, organizations have stopped
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Selling Your Company: What You Need to Know

Innovate New Albany 8000 Walton Parkway Suite 200, New Albany, OH

Register by 10:00 pm, Tue June 7. Select "In-Person" or "Virtually via Zoom."  (If you choose Zoom, we’ll email you a link on June 7 after 11:00 pm. Then, please join via Zoom at 11:50 am on June 8. Business owners!  Whether you are considering an exit now or not, in this TIGER Talk, join us to learn from experienced financial leader Michael Butler.  He will educate us all about: 1) The different types of
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Get Out of The Weeds! 5 Areas to Focus On to Grow a Lush, Vibrant Business

Register by 10:00 pm, Thu June 16. Select “In-Person” or “Virtually via Zoom.” (If you choose Zoom, we’ll email you a link on June 16 after 11:00 pm. Then, please join via Zoom at 11:50 am on Fri June 17. It's easy to get caught up in details and forget to invest our time, energy, and best thinking into answering the big picture questions that determine whether our businesses will succeed or fail. Wouldn't it be
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Use LinkedIn to Win New Clients (without being spammy)

Innovate New Albany 8000 Walton Parkway Suite 200, New Albany, OH

Register by 10:00 pm, Thu June 23. Select "In-Person" or "Virtually via Zoom."  (If you choose Zoom, we’ll email you a link on June 23 after 11:00 pm. Then, please join via Zoom at 11:50 am on Fri June 24. For B2B companies in almost any market segment, the process of locating great sales prospects and then turning them into customers is often long, painful, and frustrating.  Yet, achieving long-term, sustainable success is impossible without
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Use LinkedIn to Win New Clients – Part 2 (Q&A Format)

Innovate New Albany 8000 Walton Parkway Suite 200, New Albany, OH

Please register by 10:00 pm, Tue July 26.  Hybrid format: select either "In-Person" or "Virtual via Zoom." The night before this event, we’ll send a reminder email (including Zoom link) to all who've registered. Our TIGER Talk presenter, Tristan Ruml, is a leader in marketing and business development with deep expertise in helping businesses find leads, engage with prospects, close deals, and grow revenues! Tristan joined Innovate New Albany in June 2022 for a talk
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SAFE Notes + Cap Tables

Innovate New Albany 8000 Walton Parkway Suite 200, New Albany, OH

Please register by 10:00 pm, Thu July 28.  Hybrid format: select either "In-Person" or "Virtual via Zoom." On the evening of July 28, we’ll send a reminder email (including Zoom link) to all who've registered. Entrepreneurs and startup leaders! Ready to seek capital to finance your company's growth?  Thinking SAFEs might be for you?  Don't miss this TIGER Talk led by  Michelle Murcia, Founder + CEO of Book+Street.  Michelle will demystify the SAFE Note for
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Dynasty Hacks for Business Owners

Innovate New Albany 8000 Walton Parkway Suite 200, New Albany, OH

Please register by 10:00 pm, Tue August 9.  Hybrid format: select either "In-Person" or "Virtual via Zoom." On the evening of August 9, we’ll send a reminder email (including Zoom link) to all who've registered. Many small business owners struggle, for reasons that include: trying to be all things to all people, keeping all of their assets in their business, trying to be the expert on every aspect of their own success At this TIGER
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