9:00 am - 10:00 am
The Foolproof Formula for Finding Product-Market Fit
Products and markets may be unique, but the path to finding product-market fit is not. It's formulaic. This workshop will introduce the comprehensive, step-by-step market development formula that GrowthX has successfully used to help 100s of startup founders and corporate innovators around the world bring new products to market and build highly profitable and scalable businesses.
10:00 am - 11:00 am
VC Perspective on Metrics, Strategy, and Valuation
As an early-stage or startup company, one of the most important things to understand is how venture capital firms evaluate companies. That is the litmus test for any business. When you are early stage, what metrics should you be tracking to interest VC firms? This panel of VC's will share how companies can get their attention with metrics, and keep it.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
All About Non-Dilutive Capital Sources and Tax Credits
Every scalable company qualifies for Federal and State Tax credits, but VERY few take advantage of them. Join this session to learn about the Federal and State tax credits that you can use today, what incentives Indiana offers, and when to file for these government incentives. Hint: it might be earlier then you think!
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Born to be an Entrepreneur?
Whether you were born an entrepreneur or not, it takes a great amount of skill and dedication to be a serial entrepreneur. How did they find their niche and strive to succeed at the next opportunity one after another? Find out during this session.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Trends in Software around Data, Analytics and Machine Learning
Data is transforming how we think about software. We had software on the desktop, then online (tools), then we went to platforms (places to work), now data is telling us what the most important thing to be doing is. This discussion will give attendees insight into what the most important next steps are for sales/marketing and beyond.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hacking Account-Based Marketing
Account-based marketing empowers businesses to be more efficient in sales acceleration and ultimately in closing deals. But applying an ABM strategy is no small feat. Ever wondered the best way to “hack” ABM? Let our panel help you put your best foot forward.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Evaluating Exit Opportunities
Merger or Acquisition. Private Equity Sale. Initial Public Offering. Learn from founders on how they evaluated their exit opportunities to ensure a return for their self, their team, and their investors was achieved.