Join the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center for engaging sessions in Sales, Finance, Marketing, and Business Strategy

Benefit from expert guidance from the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, network with like-minded entrepreneurs, and take advantage of these free resources to propel your entrepreneurial journey forward.

SALES –THU, JUN 20, 2024 – Idea to Impact: Sales Strategy for B2B Startups

Scaling your sales process is a pivotal step for B2B startups seeking to ensure sustainable growth. Understanding the phases of development and key accelerators of revenue can transform how your business operates and scales. The Nasdaq Center is excited to host Scott Sambucci, Founder and CEO at SalesQualia, to lead this dynamic workshop on how to build a scalable sales process for your B2B startup. Register

FINANCEFRI, MAY 31, 2024 – Demystifying Angel Investing with David Wu

From navigating investor relations to understanding deal structures, early-stage entrepreneurs face a complex landscape when seeking investment. Evaluating your business through an investor lens can result in valuable insights into what they look for in a business model, how they assess market opportunities, and what factors influence their decision-making process. We’ll be joined by David Wu, Venture Partner at Maveron LLC, to share insight into how angels and investors review deals. An investor himself, David will give you an inside look into how angels and investors evaluate entrepreneurs and their businesses, and share tips for success with investor relations, deal structuring, and the due diligence process. Register

BUSINESS STRATEGYFRI, JUN 7, 2024 – Acing the Application Process for Accelerators with Jules Walker

Accelerators are key players in the growth journey of startups, providing mentorship, resources, and financial opportunities. However, gaining acceptance into these programs can be highly competitive. Understanding how accelerators evaluate applications gives you fuel for success throughout the process. We’ll be joined by Jules Walker, Managing Director of Private Enterprise at KPMG, to share insight on how applications for accelerators are reviewed and what entrepreneurs can do to position themselves for success when applying. Register

WED, JUN 26, 2024 – 2024 ESG Bootcamp

Public markets and consumers are emphasizing the importance of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), which means entrepreneurs can and should build ESG into their company’s foundation from the outset.  We are excited to host this discussion with our partners from Nasdaq, KPMG, Wilson Sonsini, and BMO! Our expert panelists will share best practices, case studies, and tips to put these important foundations in place. Register

THU, JUN 27, 2024 – Connecting with the Right Investor with Brian Hollins

Finding the right investor can be transformative for early-stage entrepreneurs, influencing not just financial backing for the business but also the kind of strategic guidance and network support that propels startups to new heights. Understanding how to connect with investors who align with your vision, values, and goals is crucial.  The Nasdaq Center is thrilled to host Brian Hollins, Founder and Managing Partner at Collide Capital, for a candid discussion on how to connect with the right investor for you and your business. Register

MARKETINGWED, JUN 12, 2024 – Customer Journey Mapping for Marketing Success

Samantha Carroll, CEO and Principal Consultant at Once Upon a Brand and Milestone Circles Participant, will join us for a deep dive into how you can optimize your marketing and brand strategy through the lens of customer journey mapping. Drawing from her expertise in communications, Samantha will guide you on how to think about the customer journey, assess your audience’s understanding of your brand, and plan activities that drive action or response. Register

FRI, JUN 14, 2024 – Demystifying Pitch Best Practices with Manan Mehta

In today’s digital era, the ability to pitch effectively both in-person and on camera is crucial for startup growth and success. Whether you’re meeting face-to-face or over Zoom, a compelling pitch can make all the difference. We’ll be joined by Manan Mehta, Founding Partner at Unshackled Ventures and Board Member at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, to share insight on how to deliver an impactful pitch in any setting. Manan will provide tips, strategies, and best practices for engaging your audience, conveying your message effectively, and adapting your pitch for different formats.

TUE, JUN 18, 2024 – Driving Engagement: The Role of Strategic Brand Decisions

Without a strong personal brand, entrepreneurs blend into the crowd. Potential clients can’t connect with you, and your expertise gets lost in the noise. That’s why you must create a magnetic brand presence that consistently attracts new opportunities! We’re thrilled to be joined by Tavia Sharp, Founder and CEO at Styled Sharp, to explore how strategic brand decisions can influence customer engagement and how to position yourself and your business for marketing growth and success.

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