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Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Best practices to enable Stat-up Success | BRDG Park, Danforth Center, Thompson Coburn 4:30-5:30 pm, Mary and Oliver Langenberg Theater
Diverse perspectives on how start-up companies can develop a strong IP position while avoiding common pitfalls will be explored by a group with extensive experience at companies of all sizes, investment groups, and law firms.
Breakout: Intro to Venture Café | 39 North
5-5:30 pm, Schnucks Conference Room
We have seen and talked to many first-timers that were told to come to Venture Cafe but seem lost, overwhelmed or just unsure who to talk to and where to start. This session is for those attending a Venture Cafe Gathering for the first, second or third times, to gather to:
(1) hear about the resources, opportunities and programming offered;
(2) have someone ask them about what they are looking to get by attending; and
(3) potential connect them to the right person or, at least, place them on the right path.
Will your elevator speech take your company up or down? | Sage Communications 6-7 pm, Schnucks Conference Room
Having an effective 30-second elevator speech is important for you and your company. Leigh Ann Cleaver & Kelly Schwalbe, owners of Sage Communications, will help you craft an informative, descriptive & accurate message. They also offer tips on how to effectively deliver your elevator speech and stay on message.
Building a Talent Pipeline at the Click of a Button | The Whether, by Better Weekdays 6:30- 7:30 pm, Mary and Oliver Langenberg Theater
Millennials are the largest segment of the workforce and crave more transparency in the recruiting process. They are mission-driven and want to be heard. More importantly, they want to understand how they will grow professionally within any organization. How then, can we re-think our recruiting strategies to better attract, engage and hire these individuals to reduce cost of hire and time to fill open roles, while simultaneously increasing quality. Attend this session to learn how.
Calling all Volunteers! Venture Cafe Nights don’t just happen on their own. Besides the Venture Cafe staff, a team of six to eight volunteers help produce the magic. If you like telling the story through the creation of digital content, or greeting people as they visit, or serving up a drink to a thirsty innovators learn more here about volunteer opportunities.
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