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QCA's 20th Annual Entrepreneur Boot Camp


                                         Agenda and Speakers

Day 1 (September 22)

Time                          Session                                                   Presenter(s)

8:00-8:15                    Introduction: Angel Investing                      Scott Jacobs, Executive Director - Queen City Angels

8:15-9:30                    Do You REALLY Have a Product?                  Sally Kay, Strategic Product Development                                                                       

9:35-10:45                  Systematic Inventive Thinking                      Drew Boyd. University of Cincinnati

10:45-11:00                Break                                                                                                

11:00-12:00                Business Models - Jobs to be Done               Mark Dawes, QCA member                           

12:00-1:00                  Lunch                                                

1:00-2:00                    Growth Marketing for Your Startup               Marvin Abrinica, ThrivEra

2:05-3:05                    Using Intellectual Property                          Tom Humphrey, Wood, Herron & Evans

3:05-3:15                    Break

3:15-4:00                    Your First Five Contracts                             Mike Hurley, Calfee Halter Griswold

4:05-5:00                    Social Media for Startups                            Michael Halloran, Xavier University

Day 2 (September 23)

Time                          Session                                                    Presenter(s)

8:30-9:30                    Financing Your Venture:                              Moderator: Antony Seppi - HCDC

                                  How start-up financing works                       Ella Frye - ECDI

                                                                                                  Terence Andre - Tier1 Performance

                                                                                                  John Habbert - Queen City Angels

9:35-10:35                  Financial Statements for Managers                Chair: Brad East - MCM CPAs and Advisors      

                                  & Investors                                                Panelists: Daniela Yoder - VentureFirst, Rene Muraca - Brixey & Meyer                               

                                                                                                  Scott Mindrum, Queen City Angel member and Founder of CRaKN

                                                                                                  Jim Kokenge - BookWerks

10:35-10:50                Break

10:50-11:35                Building the Internal and External Teams       Tony Shipley, Queen City Angels, Founder and Chairman        

                                                                                                  Chairman, Angel Capital Association

11:40-12:30                View From the Heavens:                              Moderator Chris Kuhnhein, Cors & Bassett

                                 What Angel Investors Look For                      Panelists: Mike Eckert - NOLA Angels

                                                                                                   Kim Banham - Queen City Angels 

                                                                                                   John Lilly - Queen City Angels, Lateral Capital

12:30-12:55                Lunch and Networking

1:00-2:00                   Making an Effective Sales Pitch                      DeWitt Cook, Strategic Management                                                                 

2:05-3:00                   Rotating concurrent sessions: Breakout Mentoring your startup idea with angel investors, SCORE counselors, and                                                                                 other expert advisers


                                 Ask The Entrepreneurs: A lively session focused on the journey, paths to success, trials/tribulations of successfully

                                 exited entrepreneurs (Brian Taylor - Scenario Learning, Alex Yastrebenetsky - InfoTrust)            

                                 Moderator:  - Alan Fershtman, KMK Law                      

3:05-4:00                   2nd concurrent session Mentoring with Queen City Angels investors and Advisers

                                 Ask The Entrepreneurs: A panel of experienced entrepreneurs (Normand Desmairis, exited founder

                                 Tier1 Performance Solutions, Tim Rettig)               

                                 Moderator: Vance Van Drake - Ulmer & Berne                                        

4:00-4:30                   Wrap-up

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