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2016 Schedule

  • Thursday
    Reception
    4:30 - 6:30
    Investors Reception
    A relaxing mix-and-mingle for investors and high-tech companies. Enjoy a private gathering before the exciting activities of the expo.
    7:00 - Until
    Startup Drinks
    Come out for a special Startup Drinks. We are beyond thrilled to host October's startup drinks right after the Investor's Reception.
  • Friday
    Workshops I
    10:00 - 10:45
    Your Company is so Much More Than Just That Logo
    Explore how to build an outstanding business and personal brand that will last a life time while getting instant feedback from branding and marketing experts.
    11:00 - 11:45
    Business Formation for Tech
    Ensure your high-growth company is operating under the best business and legal structures that will protect you as the owner.
    Kristen Curtze
    1:00 - 1:45
    Geek Talk!
    Come chat with your fellow geeks about new technologies, low cost tech tools, local tech classes & seminars, and tech meetup groups.
    02:00 - 02:45
    Closing More Sales
    The Smart Sales Method for B2B Technology Sales Teams is a client facing sales process designed specifically for organizations that sell complex offerings in a highly competitive marketplace. When implemented, your sales team will be utilizing a statistically supported sales method for developing more pipeline and closing more sales. This workshop is designed to provide you with the foundation for implementing the Smart Sales Method.
  • Friday
    Workshops II
    10:00 - 10:45
    We Got Equity
    Is equity truly the best compensation for hi-tech startups? How should it be divided and who decides? How do you determine company valuation? Join the conversation to learn how experienced experts answer these questions.
    11:00 - 11:45
    That’s Not Newsworthy
    Learn how to grab the attention of reporters and properly craft a great press release to gain free publicity for your hi-tech startup.
    1:00 - 1:45
    Reporter Speed Networking
    It's time for some publicity! Come pitch your story directly to our panel of local reporters.
    Richard Glaser
    2:00 - 2:45
    From $1 Idea to $1M Company
    Brace yourself as you hear directly from venture capitalist and angel investors on how to navigate the world of investments in upstate New York. Also learn how to become an investor yourself!

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