6th – Invited to hear TEDCO portfolio companies practice company pitches at PITCH DAY at UMB BioPark. 13th – Joined other ‘startup’ community leaders and MD Delegate Sandy Rosenberg to discuss ways to enhance support to founders. 25th – Served as panelist on Women & Minority Fast Pitch session during TEDCO expo.
14th — Attending two big local networking events — Connectpreneur and Vinetta Project. 19th — Chairing Dingman Center of Entrepreneurship board meeting; followed by attending the Bob Hisaoka speaker series inaugural event featuring Ted Leonsis. 20th — Invited as a Tedco mentor to join a roundtable with the new Tedco president, George Davis. 25th — Participating as a panelist in the 4th Annual Wharton Innovation Summit. 28th — Joining angel investors from Mid-Atlantic Angel group at their monthly company pitch meeting in Frederick, MD.
9th–Joining review team at TEDCO to screen companies seeking early stage funding. 25th–Screening companies seeking funding from Dingman Center Angels. 28th–Kicking off first night teaching MBA Class, “Marketing Strategy” at the Smith School of Business in the DC campus.
7th–Will join Dingman Angels at final pitch meeting and golf tournament at U-MD. 12th — Presenting a workshop on bootstrapping your startup at the Founder’s Institute cohort in Bethesda. 13th–Participating in the MAVA TechBuzz gathering in Crystal City. 14th–Chairing the Board meeting of the Dingman Center of Entrepreneurship. 21st–Presenting a workshop on using PR and Trade Shows as a low-cost way to build buzz and brand at the City Garage accelerator in Baltimore. 29th–Presenting a “Lunch and Learn” session at Bethesda Green incubator on using channel partners to speed market adoption.
4th–Will deliver remarks as Chairman of the Board of the Dingman Center of Entrepreneurship at the 3rd Annual Rudy Awards. 16th–Featured speaker at a workshop on Targeting the Right Market sponsored by the Betamore incubator in Baltimore. 17th–Judging early stage company pitches at the Halcyon incubator in Georgetown.
6th–Will judge the SBA InnovateHer business pitch competition at HeraHub in DC. 10th–Will participate on an investor panel workshop at the Halcyon incubator in DC.