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(Virtual Networking) FLEX: Future Leaders & Entrepreneurs eXchange Kickoff

Join the Future Leaders & Entrepreneurs eXchange (FLEX) as we kick off with our first event of 2021. Formally called the Young Professional Mixer, the mission of FLEX is to create networking opportunities to connect young professionals with each other, foster collaboration with business leaders and provide educational engagements for young professionals under the age of 40 to bridge the gap between generations, nurture professional development and growth, and create paths to success within the business community. The first 15 […]

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(WEBINAR) How to Raise a Seed Round Efficiently

What will I learn? The workshop walks through the fundraising process comprehensively, including: - Knowing when to raise money - Ground rules when approaching a seed round - Drafting round composition and allocation - Crafting your fundraising narrative - Building a funnel - Initiating fundraising mode and stacking meetings - Pitching and closing Who should attend? You should attend if you plan are getting ready to fundraise, are currently fundraising, or are considering fundraising in the future. REGISTER HERE

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(WEBINAR) Navigating the Ghost Kitchen Frontier

The ghost (aka cloud) kitchen is one of the most disruptive concepts the modern restaurant landscape has ever seen. But with great upheaval comes great opportunity, and independent operators that understand the ghost kitchen business model (and the tech that underpins it) can find ways to take advantage of this revolutionary new approach to building future-proof restaurant brands. To help answer looming questions and bring more clarity to the concept of ghost kitchens, virtual brands, and the platforms they rely […]

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(WEBINAR) ENTREPRENEURSHIP ESSENTIALS (E2): COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESSES

Join serial entrepreneur Phil Leslie for this session where we “get real” about how early-stage companies think about competitive analysis, especially in a digital/web environment. This session will challenge your thinking about who you are (and aren’t) competing against. It will help you develop strategies to communicate your unique selling proposition to just the right market segment. Warning: you may leave this session concluding that you need to yield certain prospects to your competitors. And that’s ok, because you’ll also […]

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(WEBINAR) 1776 & UCEDC Presents: Marketing Research Tools for Small Businesses

In this webinar, you’ll gain a practical understanding of marketing research techniques and tools. You’ll learn how to develop a marketing strategy by utilizing free resources to access customer demographics, spending habits, and possible trends in your industry. There will be particular emphasis on how to target your best potential customers and minimize wasted exposure, helping you deliver your products and services cost effectively. Discover how to put ReferenceUSA and DemographicsNOW to work for you Learn how business librarians can […]

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(WEBINAR) HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR RELEASE CAMPAIGNS WITH DSPS

Color of Music Collective and our sponsor, DistroKid, are kicking off the new year with our first panel of 2021 on Monday, January 25. This upcoming panel will highlight how to make the most of artist releases on platforms like Spotify, YouTube Music, SoundCloud, etc. REGISTER HERE

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(WEBINAR) Creating An Authentic Personal Brand To Elevate Your Career

Looking to get to the next level in your career? Interested in launching a business? Or do you want to establish yourself as a thought-leader in your field? Regardless if you're a job-seeker, career-climber, entrepreneur or influencer, we all share common goals: recognition, connection, impact and growth. What if there was a way to achieve all of this while being connected to a higher purpose? There is, and it’s called the Personal Branding. Your personal brand helps to attract the […]

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(WEBINAR) Creating More Effective Teams with Empathetic Leadership

Being a founder of a startup comes with a great level of tension/stress in our being. In this interactive talk, Seung Chan Lim of Realizing Empathy, will share case studies to dissect how tension impacts our leadership performance and how realizing empathy with ourselves can help us identify problems and improve overall individual and company performance. REGISTER HERE

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(WEBINAR) WHO KNEW The Smartest People In The Room Parthenon Huxley and Dan Levitin

Have I ever told you guys how much I love doing these things? I get the greatest satisfaction from discovering incredibly talented people hiding in plain daylight. This episode is the perfect example of this in action and what I relish most about this platform. Beyond having one of the coolest names ever, Parthenon Huxley is a gifted songwriter, guitarist, producer, actor, and simply put a creative genius. To say it bluntly, Dan Levitin is the smartest guy in any […]

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(WEBINAR) Project Management Essentials for Small Businesses

A new year means new challenges (some old), new goals, new opportunities, and new ways of looking to accomplish them all. Begin the year by learning essential project management tools to move you and your team projects forward. Many small businesses are hesitant when it comes to incorporating Project Management practices into their business. This is usually because many business owners feel that the discipline and tasks involved in project management are tedious, or they do not have a framework […]

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