San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Forge Ahead Series: avoiding common startup mistakes
Wednesday, Sept. 18 | 12 - 1 p.m.
Lunch begins at 11:45 a.m.
The Forge | 125 W. Third St. | $12/ person
The Forge Ahead Lunch Series will provide entrepreneurs and business owners the tools they need to be successful. Professionals from a variety of industries will share lessons they've learned from their own business experience.
In this interactive session, Dr. Chris Wright, President/CEO of Reliant, a Tulsa-based software company will share his insights and stories from his 13 year journey leading Reliant from an idea at his kitchen table to a software company with over 1,000 global clients. Chris will discuss the most common mistakes that kill start-ups and address issues related to raising capital, strategic planning, hiring, sales and marketing, building loyal customers and structuring the business to protect and preserve the relationships among founding members. Chris will share his success stories, as well as his mistakes, and will provide time for interactive Q&A with participants.
Featuring Dr. Chris Wright, founder, President and CEO of Reliant (www.reliantlive.com). He led the development of Reliant's end-to-end Talent Management software solutions. Over 1,000 companies globally utilize one of Reliant's talent management solutions.
The lunch series is held at the newest entrepreneurial hot spot in Tulsa - The Forge. $12 includes lunch; Forge tenants attend for free.
The Forge Ahead Speaker Series is sponsored by:
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The Forge Tulsa
The Forge is a startup incubator in downtown Tulsa that provides low cost office space, one on one customized support, mentorship, industry connections, and tax benefits for up to six innovative startup companies. A space where raw ideas and passionate Tulsans are shaped into successful sustainable businesses, we provide a trusted environment and a network of people and information needed to avoid the pitfalls that small but growing businesses face.
The Forge is an economic development initative of the Tulsa Regional Chamber, founded by Tulsa's Young Professionals.