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Three part series for early-stage founders

Going for Scale: Start Small, Aim High

Monday, March 7, 2022

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST

When founding a company, you may have gotten contradictory advice to either "Think Bigger" or "Be Realistic" - these are loaded concepts, but very important for you to consider as a founder. Damola Ogundipe will share his own journey in founding, pivoting, and scaling his business. He'll share practical tips for how to think about what scale really means  and how to aim high, navigate feedback, and much more.

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Damola Ogundipe Feature

Thursday, March 17, 2022

This session will explore a number of ways to validate your idea/ endeavor before you sink thousands of dollars into the new thing, or before you quit your day job. During this hour with Alex, we'll explore some of the following questions: 

How can you learn from customers for free? 

Are there ways to reach your target audience and connect with them before you even have a product/ service to sell? 

How can you demonstrate to potential supporters or investors that you're going after something viable and backable? 

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Alex West Steinman Feature

What Is It You Do? Building a Strong Value Proposition

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST

When you're starting a business, or have an idea for a new company, it can be challenging to distill your big ideas down to something that other people can easily understand. It's absolutely vital to think critically about how you frame what you have to offer in a way that sets you apart from your competition or alternative solutions. 

Even if you think your idea is amazing, will anyone else care? 

Can you capture their attention quickly and truly stand out? 

Can you motivate others to join you/ support you/ fund you? 

A strong value proposition can be the key to all of these goals. Join Elaine Rasmussen over the lunch hour for an approachable, actionable crash course in crafting a compelling value proposition.

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Y. Elaine Rasmussen