• Eventbrite - Business Fundamentals Bootcamp District Hall - Boston: March 21, 2014

    Bootcamp District Hall – Boston: March 21, 2014

    The Business Fundamentals Bootcamp District Hall – Boston will take place on March 21, 2014,
    at the new District Hall in Boston, MA!

    District Hall, a new venue in the heart of Boston’s Innovation District, was built to bring together innovators
    and entrepreneurs, to “connect, grow and share” ideas.  This state of the art building is the perfect location
    for our next Bootcamp, as we continue to bring together an all-star cast of speakers from the Boston business
    community to lead sessions that encourages problem solving, collaboration and innovation!

    This Bootcamp is designed especially for CEOs and CXO’s of early stage and rapidly growing companies with
    a focus on the tactical and operational expertise that you need to manage your growing business. More than
    16 speakers will lead sessions focused on the functional areas of marketing, finance, law, and human resources
    to approximately 125 attendees.

    The Theme of this event is Birth of an Innovation District, and the event concludes with a
    networking reception for participants and presenters.

    EVENT SCHEDULE:

    11:00am-11:30am: Registration
    11:30am-11:45pm: Opening Remarks
    11:50pm-12:35pm: Breakout Session #1
    12:40pm-1:25pm: Breakout Session #2

    1:30pm-2:30pm: Lunch & Panel Sponsored by ADP

    2:35pm-3:20pm: Breakout Session #3
    3:25pm-4:10pm: Breakout Session #4
    4:15pm-4:30pm Closing Remarks

    4:30pm-6:00pm: Networking & Cocktail Event Sponsored by: Firefield 


    BREAKOUT SESSION #1: 11:50-12:35pm

    Topic: Strategy & Marketing
    Speaker: Steve Awtrey, The Nova Consulting Group
    Title: The New Reality:  The Traditional Sales Machine No Longer Works

    Topic: Legal & Risk Management
    Speaker: Alicia Amaral, Scalar Analytics & Scott Goodwin, Wolf and Company
    Title: Business Valuations for Start-ups

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Charlie Popkin, Longwood Associates
    Title: Proactive Business Growth: Value Creating Steps to Take & Pitfalls to Avoid

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Scott Kaplowitch, Edelstein & Company LLP
    Title: How Sound Financial Management Supports Innovation and Growth

    BREAKOUT SESSION #2: 12:40-1:25pm

    Topic: Strategy & Marketing
    Speaker: Ian Smith, The Portfolio Partnership
    Title:
    Playbooks for Scaling, Not Just Growing

    Topic: Strategy & Marketing
    Speaker: Rachel Corn, Topline Strategy
    Title: What are Your Competitors Really Selling? Behind the Marketing-War

    Topic: Management & HR
    Speaker: Frank Zych, HR Knowledge
    Title: Are you really a Leader? and Yes, it does matter!”

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Phil Romine, Right Networks
    Title:
    Hit Your Business Targets by Harnessing the Power of the Cloud

    LUNCH & PANEL: 1:30-2:30pm

    Title: Birth of an Innovative District
    Moderator:  Steve Snyder, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Gesmer Updegrove LLP
    Panelist: Christopher Mirabile, Managing Director, LaunchPad Venture Group
    Panelist: Neil Chheda, Co-Founder & General Partner, Romulus Capital
    Panelist:  Nicole Fichera, General Manager, District Hall
    Panelist:  Scott Bailey, Senior Director of Partnerships, MassChallenge Inc.

    BREAKOUT SESSION #3: 2:35-3:20pm

    Topic: Strategy & Marketing
    Speaker: Adam McGowan, Firefield
    Title:
    Validate, Execute, Succeed: Why a Learning Loop is Critical for Your Next Technology Project

    Topic: Management & HR
    Speaker: Brad Lebo, Vital Growth Consulting Group LLC
    Title: Developing Leaders at All Levels of an Organization

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Valerie Davisson, West Newton Consulting LLC
    Title: Annual Operating Plan – Why It is Critical to Your Business Success

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: Bill Contente, Gesmer Updegrove LLC
    Title: 10 Things to do to get Angel Group Financing

    BREAKOUT SESSION #4: 3:25-4:10pm

    Topic: Strategy & Marketing
    Speaker: Stephen Davis, CXO Advisory Group
    Title:
    Finding Your Target Market

    Topic: Management & HR
    Speaker: Christine Kelly, Balance Business Performance Coaching
    Title: Client Speak – Communicating with Your Clients and Understanding Their Decision-Making Needs

    Topic: Legal & Risk Management
    Speaker: Jerry O’Connor, Saul Ewing LLP
    Title:
    New Issues in Early-Stage Financing — Cracking the “SAFE”

    Topic: Finance & Administration
    Speaker: David Fogel, Swifton CFO’s, LLC
    Title: Financial Projections for Investor Presentations

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