Virtual Office Hours

During the Coronavirus, we’re providing our startup community with additional support.

Executive Mentors are here to help you with 1:1 virtual meetings. We’ll get through this together!

KRISTEN COOPER

CEO & Founder,

The Startup Ladies

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Tuesdays from 8-10am

Open to public

Startups, building tech,  fundraising​

KIM SAXTON

Clinical Professor of Marketing

IUPUI Kelley School of Business

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M-W from 9-11am

Open to public

Marketing strategy, market segments, digital marketing

ANGIE STOCKLIN

Investor

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Tues. & Thurs. 10am-3pm

Open to public

Scaling, culture, exiting

 

2020 Indy Events

Kim Saxton

Clinical Professor of Marketing,

IUPUI Kelley School of Business

VIRTUAL STARTUP STUDY HALL

Topic: Boost Your Marketing Strategy with Search-Intent SEO

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Audience: Founders, investors, small businesses, non-profit leaders, solopreneurs

Do you need to develop a bulletproof marketing strategy, but don't know where to start? In this Startup Study Hall, Kim will walk through the marketing funnel process and discuss how keywords and search-intent SEO must inform your marketing strategy. Her talk will also address Amazon vs. Google search strategies, informed by efforts that went into her newest book, The Titanic Effect: Successfully Navigating the Uncertainties that Sink Most Startups.

Pat Roberts

Principal Consultant of Human Resources,
Lift Bridge CXO

VIRTUAL STARTUP STUDY HALL

Topic: The Impact of a Bad Hire – What Do I Do Now?

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Audience: Founders, investors, C-level executives

Occasionally we hire a candidate who has the right credentials, glides through the interview process, and has outstanding references but ends up negatively impacting productivity, poisoning morale, and risks turnover of valued team members. Could it happen to you? Only 19% of new hires are considered fully successful. There are ways to mitigate the risk. At this Startup Study Hall, Pat Roberts will you teach you best practices for hiring, and how to correct poor hiring decisions!

Ashley Vukovits

Investor, Board Member, & Consultant

STARTUP STUDY HALL

BOOK CLUB

 

Book: Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Audience: Founders, investors, C-level executive

Join us for a discussion on the book Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover. This book tells the story of Westover's pursuit of a formal education, which begins with her survivalist upbringing in Idaho and takes her all the way to Cambridge University.

STARTUP STUDY HALL

Topic: Closing with Confidence

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Audience: Founders, investors, junior - senior sales professionals, HR professionals

At this Startup Study Hall, Rebecca will discuss effective strategies for closing sales. She will help you determine what closing language is the best fit for you.

Rebecca Bormann

Managing Director of Sales & Services,

Bell Techlogix

STARTUP STUDY HALL

Topic: Identifying Your Target Market

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Audience: Founders - small businesses and startups

At this Startup Study Hall, Mike will address how to identify your target market. He will help you understand the decision making process of customers in those markets so you can channel your resources effectively.

Mike Strohl

Senior Vice President,

Citizens Energy Group

Kathy Kinder

Founder,

Lift Bridget CXO

STARTUP STUDY HALL

Topic: Essentials of Budgeting and Planning, Three Perspectives

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Audience:

  • Founders

  • Investors

  • Anyone with an idea for a startup who needs to learn how to create a budget and financial plan

  • Anyone interested in continuing their education about budgeting and financial planning

Principals from Lift Bridge CXO will cover various aspects of making a budget and financial plan including: forecasting revenues, marketing costs and personnel costs. Attendees will gain a better understanding of the processes and results of preparing a well thought-out financial plan.

Kelli White

Owner,

Kelli White Photography

STARTUP STUDY HALL

Topic: Creating Consistent Visual Content for Your Brand and Business

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Audience: Founders, C-level executives, marketing professionals

At this Startup Study Hall, Kelli will share information on how to create a cohesive visual identity for your company or personal brand. Each attendee will leave with new ideas and inspiration to create impactful images and videos to support their message.

Rob Norris

Principal,

When You Leave the Room

VIRTUAL STARTUP STUDY HALL

Topic: Case Studies in Crisis Communication

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Audience: PR professionals, founders, investors, C-level executives

Executive Mentor Rob Norris has personally handled crisis communication for extended power outages, strikes, toxic releases, on-the-job death, a near-bankruptcy, two mergers, and an attempted hostile takeover. In this Startup Study Hall, he'll address different theories used to understand public relations crises, strategies for minimizing damage, and preventative measures you can take to keep problems from developing into crises.

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