Business ideas are free but getting a business up and running isn’t. Even the most basic home business incurs a multitude of startup costs, including registering a business name, obtaining a business telephone line, and printing business cards. So how does an entrepreneur go about gathering financial resources for their business venture?
Join us for a discussion with Sr. Vice President of Venture Development at Skysong Innovations, Charlie Lewis, who is wealth of knowledge when it comes to resourcing your business. From pitching your idea to pooling funds from friends and family members or venture capitalists to securing grants or loans, Charlie will highlight the different ways you can start raising capital today!
Then sit down with Sarah Benken, an accomplished CEO of 12 years, as she pulls back the curtain on how to create strategically grow and scale your business by leveraging your network. Sarah is an advocate of pursuing your own unique journey and building a strong community of supporters who can help you reach the next level.
Charlie Lewis - How to Raise Capital and Fund Your Venture
Sarah Benken - Using Your Network and Strategic Partnerships
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Sr. Vice President Venture Development at Skysong Innovations
Charlie Lewis is currently the Vice President of Venture Development for Skysong Innovations, the technology transfer arm for Arizona State University. For the past seventeen years, he has managed the creation and growth of 176 new ASU spin-out...
Sarah Benken is passionate about supporting women, specifically high-achieving businesswomen that are overworked and lacking community with like-minded women. Why? Because she has been there – in the wrong rooms, stretched thin, and feeling like...
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