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Launch Pad | May 2022
May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
This monthly LaunchPad event series brings you opportunities to expand your networks and grow your business.
Mix & mingle with fellow movers, shakers, entrepreneurs, creatives, founders, freelancers, engineers, researchers. Build networks in & out of your industry. Learn what and connect with who you need to launch your: startup, business, product, idea, collaborative, nonprofit.
12 – 8 P.M. CONNECT at The Hub through open coworking
4 – 8 P.M. NETWORK all evening in the kitchen!
SPUR TANGIBLE PROGRESS — attend workshops curated to help you move your endeavor forward. Don’t just watch a presentation, actually do some work, & leave with a tangible take-away you can implement tomorrow.
This month’s tentative workshop lineup:
3:30-5:30 P.M. SBIR Outline Review
Experts from Entrepreneurs’ Center and Parallax Advanced Research’s APEX program join forces to help you build your Small Business Innovation Research program proposal. They ‘ll answer the questions you have as you work to get funding for your startup.
3:30-5:30 P.M. Top 10 Must-Haves for Financial Forecasting
Don’t up mess your financial foundation — build your financial projections correctly, right from the start! Arthi and Patrick from the Book+Street team will help you piece together the custom lego blocks of your business and understand the impacts of revenue, expenses to financial projections, and rules of cash flow to help you build your vision in a sustainable manner.
5:30-7:30 P.M. You Will Fail — Here’s Why That’s Good.
5:30-7:30 P.M. No, You Can’t Pick My Brain.
Entrepreneurs, and especially women, often undercharge and experience imposter syndrome. In this session, Whitney Barkley, founder of Speakerazzi and Director of the Greater West Dayton Incubator, will help you understand how to set the right pricing and market your worth.