2014 Jumpstart : Lunch/Speaker Series for Entrepreneurs
Monthly Event - Third Thursday of every month: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)
JUMPSTART! Lunch Speaker Series
Thursday, April 17, 2014
11:30AM to 1:00PM
Producers: Pasadena Angels
Sharon Bailey Beckett, Beckett Advisors
Louis Dienes, Locke Lord LLP
How to Use Strategy for Growth
Speaker & Sponsor:
Sharon Bailey Beckett
Managing Director of Beckett Companies
Fabulous pizza and salad buffet lunch provided.
Sharon Bailey Beckett is a founding partner, and Managing Director of Beckett Advisors, the business strategy consultancy group with an international client base. The teams under her leadership have assisted in strategy formation for start-ups to multi-national organizations—helping fulfill their potential. She is on the board of the Pasadena Angels, as well as the Advisory Board for the Business Technology Center.
This 1-hour lunch program will answer many of the strategic questions entrepreneurs ask (or should ask) to help them reach their business objectives, including:
- Why do I need to worry about strategy and positioning for my start-up or early stage company?
- How have market leaders used strategy to flourish while so many businesses have failed to launch?
- What are the steps to building the most effective strategy—what are my choices?
In this session, you will learn about:
- The difference between strategy and tactics—and why it matters
- What elements of strategy drive growth
- Selecting your strategy
Buisness Technology Center of the County of Los Angeles
2400 N Lincoln Ave
Business Technology Center of the County of Los Angeles
The Business Technology Center of Los Angeles County (BTC), one of the largest technology incubators in California. The BTC is a project of the Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles.
The Business Technology Center is an innovative award winning project that opened in October 1998. The BTC is a 40,000 square foot secure facility with a state-of-the-art infrastructure. The BTC offers key business support services to emerging technology organizations, that includes access to capital, business professional mentorship from a large volunteer group of seasoned executives.
Located just 2 miles from the world famous Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena and close to the prestigious California Institute of Technology, the BTC houses companies with specialties such as software development, bio-infomatics, cutting edge sensors and the commercialization of Federal laboratory technologies. BTC firms have raised over $180 million from Angel and Venture Capital investors. Make an appointment to discuss how we accelerate the growth of high technology organizations.