Startup Study Hall with Kim Saxton, Michael Cloran and Todd Saxton

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DeveloperTown

5255 Winthrop Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46220

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THE TITANIC EFFECT AND NAVIGATING THROUGH "DEBTBERGS"

The Startup Ladies welcome everyone!

In the early stages, startups cannot help but make choices with unintended consequences. In the book The Titanic Effect: How to Successfully Navigate the Uncertainties that Sink Most Startups, we call these debtbergs. This workshop will teach you how to identify, measure, and manage debtbergs in:

  • Founding team and advisors capabilities

  • Equity allocation

  • Target market segment

  • Value Proposition

  • Sales and Marketing implementation

  • Product development

  • Scalable technology

  • Corporate governance and strategy

AGENDA

6:00 pm - Eat, chat and find your seat
6:10 pm​ - Welcome
6:15 pm - Executive Mentor leads discussion
7:20 pm - Create 1 goal to be completed within 2 weeks - Executive Mentors will follow up with each student
7:30 pm - Wrap up and networking

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Founders

  • Investors

  • If you have an idea for a startup and need to learn about navigating through the "choppy waters"

  • Anyone interested in gaining insights and actionable ideas on this topic

LET US INTRODUCE YOU!

  • Post your photos, quotes, and learnings using #StartupStudyHall

  • Tag us at @IamAStartupLady

  • We’ll re-post your posts and all of our followers get to see you and your company!

KIM'S BIO

Dr. M. Kim Saxton, Clinical Professor of Marketing at the IU Kelley School of Business, has over 30 years of marketing and market research experience, working with large corporations, startups and medium-sized businesses. Her research on market segmentation, branding, and venture ecosystems has received national recognition. Kim has won numerous school-wide teaching awards including the President’s Award for Teaching Excellence for all of the IU system. Currently, she is an Associate Editor on theJournal of Advertising Research. Kim is also an active angel investor and advisor to high-potential startups. She is a member of the advisory board for PERQ and The Startup Ladies.

KIM'S CONTACT INFORMATION

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/profmkimsaxton/
Twitter: @profksaxton

MICHAEL'S BIO

Michael Cloran is a serial entrepreneur serving as a founder in startups in aviation education, bond trading systems, internet services, children’s software, human-assisted customer interaction systems, robotic beverages, non-profit e-commerce solutions, and most recently, DeveloperTown. DeveloperTown is a design and development firm with over 50 creative makers who have worked with over 200 startups and larger companies to help build solid products and help steer them to market.

MICHAEL'S CONTACT INFORMATION

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelcloran/
Twitter: @mecloran

TODD'S BIO

Dr. Todd Saxton, Associate Professor and Indiana Venture Faculty Fellow at the IU Kelley School of Business, is an award-winning professor of strategy and entrepreneurship. Todd has advised, helped launch, and invested in hundreds of startups spanning life sciences, software, sports, consumer products, and services. Todd serves on the board of multiple entrepreneurial ventures, including VisionTech Angel Partners, the largest angel investing group in Indiana, and Diagnotes, a venture-funded health IT firm he helped found.

TODD'S CONTACT INFORMATION

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/todd-saxton-7625368/
Twitter: @DiveProfTodd

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

We believe that diversity and inclusivity make our startup culture more fun, experienced, and intellectually stimulating. Anyone (including men) are invited to participate in ALL Startup Ladies educational programming, events, and membership.

The Startup Ladies strive to uphold the highest ethical standards of inclusiveness and respect. In the event of a violation of these standards, we reserve the right to ask you to leave an event or to terminate your membership.

TICKETS

Members may attend Startup Study Halls at no additional fee. The public may purchase individual tickets to Startup Study Hall at $25.
*Tickets are non-refundable.

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5255 Winthrop Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46220

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