Startup Insights

March 9, 2021 12:00 pm PDT
Join us during your lunch break to learn some helpful insights from Dave Parker, an expert in scaling startups to growth and exit. Dave is the author of the soon to be released book: "Trajectory: Startup - Ideation to Product/Market Fit"

About This Event

Join us during your lunch break to learn some helpful insights from Dave Parker, an expert in scaling startups to growth and exit.

 Dave is the Author of “Trajectory: Startup – Ideation to Product/Market Fit—A Handbook for Founders and Anyone Supporting Them”
  • What makes a good idea? And how can you know before you leave you day job to make the leap?
  • What are the 14 successful revenue models used in tech and which one should you pick to know how you will make money?

About Dave 

Dave is a 5X founder and has been part of 10 transactions, as founder, operator, board member, and advisor. His primary time is spent helping founders scale their companies for growth and exit. As a community builder, and speaker he works with accelerators and startup programs worldwide, having formerly served as SVP of Program of UP Global (Startup Weekend + Startup America, sold to Techstars). The author of “Trajectory: Startup – Ideation to Product/Market Fit”. The book helps early-stage founders understand what they can test and know about their startup idea before they take the leap and leave their day job. The book also includes research on >2500 funded companies and the 14 revenue models that made them successful. A free excerpt here.

He serves on the Board of Directors for four NW mid-market companies and as an Advisory Board Member to dozens of early-stage tech companies on the West Coast. His role with these companies is to provide governance, go-to-market strategy, and growth advisory in preparation for fundraising and exit strategies.

Who Should Attend:

  • Anyone interested in becoming an entrepreneur
  • Anyone with a business or product idea
  • Anyone working at a startup

Event Agenda 

12:00 pm – Welcome
12:05 pm – Networking
12:15 pm – Interview by  Dan Kihanya  with Dave Parker 
12:45pm – Q&A from the community
1:00pm – Networking
1:30pm – Event Ends

Speakers

Dave Parker

Dave is a 5X founder and has been part of 10 transactions, as founder, operator, board member, and advisor. His primary time is spent helping founders scale their companies for growth and exit. As a community builder, and speaker he works with accelerators and startup programs worldwide, having formerly served as SVP of Program of UP Global (Startup Weekend + Startup America, sold to Techstars). The author of “Trajectory: Startup – Ideation to Product/Market Fit”. The book helps early-stage founders understand what they can test and know about their startup idea before they take the leap and leave their day job. The book also includes research on >2500 funded companies and the 14 revenue models that made them successful. A free excerpt here. He serves on the Board of Directors for four NW mid-market companies and as an Advisory Board Member to dozens of early-stage tech companies on the West Coast. His role with these companies is to provide governance, go-to-market strategy, and growth advisory in preparation for fundraising and exit strategies. https://www.linkedin.com/in/daveparker/
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