HCDC will be hosting three seminars as part of TechStars StartupCincy Week! The sessions will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 10th, from 9 am – 12 pm.
“The Lean Patent Model and Basic Patent Strategies for Startups” by Vance VanDrake
What is your IP IQ when it comes to patents? We will discuss a number of patent strategies specifically tailored to meet the needs of early stage companies. Not sure which iteration of your innovation is the most valuable? Not sure when/if to start the patent process? Don’t think you can afford to have a patent strategy? You might be surprised at the various options available to startups.
- “How Many Businesses Do You Want to Build?” by Scott Avera
Did you know there is a formula for building a business? Most people don’t realize there are a repeatable set of core values that I believe make building businesses happen successfully. We will take a look at those values which lead us to ‘the secret sauce’ that sets serial entrepreneurs apart from all the rest. Finally, I will share a few tactical tidbits that help any business achieve their goals.
- “The Value of Mentoring” by Pat Longo
Patrick Longo leads a panel discussion involving Morning Mentoring and Queen City Angel Mentors. A panel of seasoned mentors discuss key issues and shortcomings that they have witnessed involving early stage entrepreneurs as they seek funding and attempt to grow their venture.