Scott Palmer, COO at Spikeball, Inc., shares experiences related to building a global brand while staying lean and nimble. Learn about leadership, people management, the process of establishing a playbook of best approaches to getting work done and learning for the sake of learning.
Address the key areas on how to protect IP and data: security assessment, IT support & hardware, software and data breach insurance. Learn where businesses are at risk, what can be done to protect a business, understand changing regulatory compliance, why cloud solutions are not as secure as one might think, and a checklist guiding through complex cyber threats. Presented by Brian Berglund, CTO, Amerius Software.
Learn to create and execute strategic goals on a social platform other than Facebook, to test messaging and learn from metrics to improve engagement, to write and capitalize on stories hashtags and seven simple hacks to earn more followers. Presented by Michelle Ortega.
Participating members of NaperLaunch will have the opportunity to showcase their businesses to the community. Participants at the Pitch Contest will have time to view the showcase businesses on display during the contest finals. Register to showcase from the Small Business Week page on the NaperLaunch website, www.naperlaunch.org/small-business-week.
Local entrepreneurs will participate in a business plan and pitch competition. Finalists will pitch their plan publicly to be judged by a panel of experienced entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and angel investors. To compete in the business plan competition, register from the Small Business Week page on the NaperLaunch website, www.naperlaunch.org/small-business-week.