September 29, 2011 | 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Des Moines Social Club
Pitch & Grow
Entrepreneurs will pitch their business to a supportive group of peer CEOs, CIOs, business development experts, industry professionals and business-savvy people. In return, they have a unique opportunity to receive constructive feedback on areas such as fundraising, value proposition, business plan, management team, sales/marketing/support and building strategy.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Des Moines Social Club (400 Walnut Street - Des Moines)
- Pitch their business to a "Think Tank" of individuals to gain momentum in taking your company to the next level.
- Refine their pitch with little to no risk.
- Network with and gain access to other talented people and ideas in an open environment.
- Gain ideas and learn business growth strategies that can help your own company.
- Enjoy a rich networking experience.
- Sit in for part of or the entire day.
Types of Pitches
- Business Development
Who is set to Pitch!
- ASAP Technology Works
- EvolSwing LLC
- Far Reach Technologies
- Fresk, LLC
- Heavenly Hellos
- Iowa Wildlife Center
- ShareWhere, LLC
Jake Anonson, Miles Capital
Jeff Bradford, NextGen Marketing Group
Tej Dhawan, Startup City Des Moines
Brad Douglas, o32
Joe Nicholson, o32
Dave Gion, Canvis
John Goodhue, McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC
Wayne Hansen, CI3
Emily Harris, Davis Brown Law Firm
Shayne Huston, Geosync Global
Scott Johnson, McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC
Joe Leo, BrownWinick
Paul Melde, Dice
Milt Milloy, Principal Financial Group
Pete Peterson, Jensen Consulting
J. R. Phillips, Merit Resources
Brad Rasmussen, Wellmark
Christian Renaud, Startup City Des Moines
Todd Schatzberg, Red Dot Advertising
Don Schoen, BuyerCompass
Tom Swartwood, Drake University
Brad Williams, Doextra
Free for presenters and students; $15 for everyone else. Come for the entire day or for as much as your schedule will allow!
|10:30 a.m.||Registration and Networking|
|11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.||
Lunch Panel: "Positive lessons from Failure" featuring:
|12:10 to 12:50 p.m.||Session I (four separate tracks)|
|1:00 to 1:40 p.m.||Session II (four separate tracks)|
|1:50 to 2:30 p.m.||Session III (four separate tracks)|
|2:40 to 3:20 p.m.||Session IV (four separate tracks)|
|3:30 to 4:30 p.m.||Pitch-Off|
|4:30 to 5:00 p.m.||Reception|
Free for presenters and students; $25 for everyone else. Come for the entire day or for as much as your schedule will allow. Business Casual Dress.