In this 3-day workshop, you'll learn directly from experts at Project Capital Connect LLC, HireRunner, and the 10k Project on the ins and outs of starting and scaling your business. Sign up for this series and join each 1.5 hour session to learn how to start your business from funding, to marketing, and more!
Go-to-market strategy - finds and persuades the people most likely to benefit. A go-to-market strategy is a plan for how to launch a new product/service or grow an existing product/service in a new market. Different companies need to consider and prioritize different elements depending on their business model, how they are organized and financed. A good go-to-market strategy is designed to mitigate risk and maximize return on investment (ROI)
Hiring Outstanding Talent | Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 12PM to 1:30PM ET | Melanie Jones from HireRunner
Making the right hire at the right time is critical to your startup’s success and ability to scale. According to research, hiring mistakes and missteps are among the top reasons for startup failure. The talent you hire, and how to most effectively attract and retain them, is too important to neglect or leave to chance.
During this session, we’ll discuss:
It costs money to start and grow a business. Whether you're launching a cool new app or manufacturing a vegan food product, most businesses and most entrepreneurs require at least a little bit of funding to really get off the ground in their early days. Once open, businesses also need funds to grow to multi-millions or multi-billions in revenues. During this session, we'll discuss your funding options and the best time to pursue those options.
Determine how much funding you'll need
Atlantic Union Bank
Vice President, FSC Manager/Relationship Manager
Director of Customer Success & Growth
Cheree Warrick is co-founder of The 10K Project – the largest community of Black investors who actively fund Black-owned businesses. As a business plan writer, Cheree has helped her clients raise millions of dollars. Her Black clients, unfortunately, were unable to raise money as easily as other communities. So she decided to do something about it by launching a community of individuals who invest as little as $100 into Black-owned businesses.
Cheree is not only a full-time business plan writer but also author of the book – Creating Business Plans that Actually Get Financed - which helps business owners understand exactly what investors want to know before making a commitment. The book and her strategies are praised by numerous angel investors and commercial bankers including Barbara Corcoran of the hit TV show Shark Tank and Valerie Gaydos – founder of the Angel Venture Forum of D.C.
Cheree holds a Bachelors degree in International Business from American University and a Masters degree in Finance from George Washington University.
• David is a banking vice president and relationship manager since 2000. Acquired financial advisory firm & government agencies generating $944MM in annual revenue.
• He spent 8 years as an Army Finance Officer stationed in DC; Seoul, S. Korea; Berlin, Germany & Boston managing $16MM in 11 American Express International Banks.
• Acquired 14 residential rental units in 2021 generating $11,700 in monthly cash flow.
• TechCamp Trainer sponsored by the U.S. Embassy Oslo, Norway. Workshops connected private sector technology experts & entrepreneurs to apply innovative go to market strategies. Currently consultant for Kelpinor, a Norwegian start-up seaweed harvesting company.
As Director of Customer Success & Growth for Hire Runner, Melanie Jones creates and drives key initiatives that help customers receive the support they need through the Hire Runner platform (which connects companies to fractional operations talent). She's responsible for defining and improving client outcomes and ensuring customer-centricity remains at the core of Hire Runner's growth and company values. Prior to joining Runner, Melanie spent her career in growth project management and account management. Melanie is a proud mom and native Texan based in Austin.