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EvoNexus Irvine Speaker Series Kickoff – What to Consider When Choosing a Business Partner
April 29, 2015
5:30pm: Network with members of the OC Startup Community over some appetizers and beverages!
6:00pm: Panel begins
6:30pm: Get your questions answered! – 15 minute Q&A
EvoNexus @ The Vine – 5151 California Ave. Suite 150, Irvine 92617
Picking a business partner is like getting married without the sex. Should you pick a friend who you know? Should you pick someone you have worked with but don’t know well? How do you assess a potential business partner? How do your strengths and weaknesses impact your decision process? 65% of VC-backed startups fail because of the team.
This talk at EvoNexus will provide a framework in the decision process of identifying and evaluating business partners. In addition, a panel of entrepreneurs who have gone through the ups and downs with partners will discuss their experiences and answer questions.
Richard Sudek – PhD. Executive Director, UC Irvine Institute for Innovation
Chairman Emeritus, Tech Coast Angels, TEDx Talk
Atul Patel – Head of Global Products, NTENT, Former CEO/ Founder, One Screen, Co-Founder & Co-Inventor, LeadiD
Matthew Everitt – Sr. Advisor, Column Five, Sr. Advisor, Visage, Co-Founder, Gigs.ly
Other panelists TBD!
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