Madison at 7:30 AM

Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium Day 1


Date & Time
Wed, Nov 7, 2018
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
The Monona Terrace
1 John Nolen Drive, Madison
Convention Center
Madison, WI 53703
7:30 A.M. | Continental breakfast + registration

8:30 – 9:30 A.M. | KELLY FITZSIMMONS, co-founder of Custom Reality Services

9:35 – 10:30 A.M. | Panel Tracks:
“I think I need money: Now what?”
“How to build an executive team for a startup”
“How to get on the Inc. 5000 list”

10:30 – 10:45 A.M. | Networking + coffee break *

10:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. | Tech Council Investors’ Network presentations (session 1)

10:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. | Office Hours (session A):
“How to apply for SBIR funding”
“Recruiting the right people for your company and culture”

12:15 – 1:45 P.M. | Triple E Award ceremony luncheon
sponsored by Marshfield Clinic Health System and Enbridge

1:45 – 2:30 P.M. | Innovation Showcase

2:35 – 3:30 P.M. | Panel Tracks:
“Financial returns for investors: What ‘treps should know”
“Taking the plunge: Executing a successful equity round”
“Building tomorrow’s comp sci workforce: Can it be done in Wisconsin?”

3:30 – 3:45 P.M. | Networking + coffee break

3:45 – 5:30 P.M. | Tech Council Investor Networks presentations (session 2)

3:45 – 5:15 P.M. | Office Hours (session B):
“Numbers that matter: Nuts and bolts of financial reporting and forecasting”
“How to best organize your enterprise to best serve you and your future employees”

5:30 – 7 P.M. | Reception celebrating Wisconsin’s entrepreneurs
sponsored by Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
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