Hub 101 Demo Day

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The Program brings these startups to sunny Westlake Village and helps them build a repeatable, scalable business model in a mentor-driven format. In 13 weeks, more than 25 mentors have given their time to coach and advise our teams. Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- Hub 101 Demo Day. The Hub101 Incubator Program is a 13-week incubator for early-stage, high-potential startups from the Conejo Valley and across the globe.

Susan Cooney

Tech.Co

Susan is a startup coach and the founder of Givelocity, a social network for giving that offers a new spin on crowdfunding for good. She’s also an advisor, mentor and investor in several startups.

The Monday Club

SoCal Tech Calendar

The events are held to provide coaching, mentoring and networking for early stage companies. Tuesday, November 15, 2011 -- The Monday Club. Join us for the final 2011 meeting of the popular monthly Monday Club entrepreneurial growth luncheons. 2011 has seen an excellent resurgence in interesting early stage companies which is a good sign for our economy! See [link] (more

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Practice Entrepreneurship With A Purpose – Before You Start A Company

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If you are a recent college graduate, mentor college students. Get A Coach. Like athletes, entrepreneurs benefit greatly from a coach, in the form of a caring mentor. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. Even Stephen Curry Needs To Practice.

The Monday Club

SoCal Tech Calendar

The events are held to provide coaching, mentoring and networking for early stage companies. Tuesday, September 20, 2011 -- The Monday Club - South Bay Chapter Entrepreneurial Growth Program. Join us for the 2011 season of the popular monthly Monday Club entrepreneurial growth luncheons. See [link] (more

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How VCs Think About Adding New Partners

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Wonderful human being who is civically engaged, mother of 3, mentorer of younger founders, hard worker and arguer extraordinaire (so says her current Twitter bio). She is a coach and mentor to team members. Let me start with the news that I’m excited to share with you.

George Powell – Doing Well By Having Fun

InfoChachkie

These were sports that you taught yourself by watching others, and just pushed yourself to progress for fun, with no coach or parent influencing you. I love that there are no coaches, and kids learn how to learn by teaching themselves. I assume you become his mentor?

The five C’s of Business Partners: a marriage without the sex

Berkonomics

Seek advice from mentors and other entrepreneurs who have been down this path before. One time I was brought in to coach two partners. I ended up doing more couples counseling than CEO coaching or strategy work. By Richard Sudek.

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Micro–train; macro–manage

Berkonomics

My own version is “Hire smart and hire right, and you’ll be a mentor rather than a boss.” Instead of spending a lot of time managing them, invest a little quality time in coaching them.

The Monday Club

SoCal Tech Calendar

The goal for the entrepreneurs is to receive coaching, mentoring and resources for their companies. Monday, May 16, 2011 -- The Monday Club - South Bay Chapter Entrepreneurial Growth Program. The format of the meetings is to have several entrepreneurs present their projects and to have an interactive discussion from the attendees with comments, suggestions and ideas for the presenters.

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What Startup Advisors Do I Need?

SoCal CTO

But, advisors, coaches, and mentors can often fill the bill. In creating Mentor Night , I’ve been happy to hear how giving most people are. If you present a mentor with an interesting startup challenge in a space where they have experience or expertise, the mentors are quite willing to spend a few hours to help the founder. Bob Dorf just published a post Where are the Hackers?

Meet the 2017 Startups from the Disney Accelerator

Tech.Co

The company has a majority stake in Team Liquid, a top esports team in the US and Europe with 60 pro players, coaches, and analysts competing in nine games as well as a minority stake in Super League Gaming.

How I Got the Monkey Off My Back – Today Was a Good Day

Both Sides of the Table

Working with early-stage teams : coaching, mentoring, setting strategy, rolling up sleeves: 9/10. I become a venture capitalist in September 2007 – exactly 6.5 years ago.

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You Are Never Too Old To Learn To Surf (aka: Don’t Be Afraid To Suck)

InfoChachkie

Experiencing the feelings of a neophyte will make you more sympathetic the next time you coach someone at a task in which you excel. You''re Never Too Old For A Mentor , describes the benefits of working with an experienced sherpa to conquer a new and challenging phase of your life.

The Loneliness of Success that Nobody Talks About

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Advisors / Coaches / Mentors.

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Launchpad LA Receives VC Funding: $50,000 Per Startup

Both Sides of the Table

To give visibility to these companies to: Sources of funding (angels / VCs), business development partners, mentors who have themselves built successful companies, the press and potential employees to hire. One of the people I mentored is now a senior executive at AOL in NY.

What I’ve Learned from Fred Wilson

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So part of playing an effective coach is helping the team to see the answer for themselves. Fred has of course been a public mentor to us all with his market-defining terminology that he popularized including “freemium” and “mobile first.”

Omkar Kulkarni On The Cedars-Sinai, Techstars Health Accelerator

socalTECH

Both sets of mentors re really united to help drive the pace of growth of these startups, must faster than they might have grown traditionally. You mentioned a little bit about the mentoring, what what other benefits would companies get from becoming part of an accelerator?

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$150,000 Investment from Make in LA for hardware Startups | Batch 2 Application Open

Tech Zulu Event

Perks include office space, prototype lab, production facilities, mentoring, and investments up to $150,000 in the first 4 months. One-on-one mentoring and coaching with 50+ mentors.

Insights and Opinions: The Odd Couple: Angels and Accelerators

socalTECH

At a recent accelerator event on the West Side, a friendly young founder told me that he had been coached by his mentor not to talk to Angel groups.

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Social Enterprise Venture Competition

SoCal Tech Calendar

The program provides training and mentoring programs for mission-based nonprofits seeking to create an earned income stream through a social venture. Through the Social Venture Competition, 9 semi-finalist nonprofits competed in a business plan competition, presenting their plans to a panel of business and social investors who provided valuable feedback and coaching to each presenting organization. Wednesday, September 22, 2010 -- Social Enterprise Venture Competition.

Hack4LA Looks To Help Local Communities, Government

socalTECH

Coaches and mentors from companies like Topspin Media, Citysearch, Beachbody, Lootsie, Datapop, and Carbon also are involved. Can your software skills help make your local community a better place? Could doing some coding over a weekend help improve your local government?

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Green LAVA Meeting

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Los Angeles launched its cleantech business incubator to accelerate development of cleantech start-ups by offering flexible office space, CEO coaching and mentoring, and access to a growing network of experts and capital. Friday, July 20, 2012 -- Green LAVA Meeting.

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Omkar Kulkarni On The Cedar Sinai-Techstars Health Accelerator

socalTECH

Both sets of mentors re really united to help drive the pace of growth of these startups, must faster than they might have grown traditionally. You mentioned a little bit about the mentoring, what what other benefits would companies get from becoming part of an accelerator?

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Interview with Ken Rutkowski, The Founder Institute

socalTECH

chapter of the Media, Entertainment and Technology Alliance (METal) and the voice of KenRadio's World Technology Roundup on CBS Radio, Rutkowski has recruited a roster of mentors to coach entrepreneurs who enroll in the institute's programs in LA. What role do the mentors play?

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Reflections On 2018: Matt Stodder, Startup Boost LA

socalTECH

We continue to have a steady stream of industry and thought leaders raising their hands to be mentors for our upcoming cohorts. Matt is also an executive coach and partner at Evolution Services (link: [link] a high growth executive coaching and consulting firm based in Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and New York.

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Launchpad LA – More Details Revealed

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Encourage the most successful LA tech entrepreneurs who had previously started companies to get involved as mentors, instructors or just informal advisors. We did a founder “eHarmony&# where I matched the CEO’s with their chosen mentors and each one mapped to a one VC.

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CommNexus HR SIG Presents: Retooling workers

SoCal Tech Calendar

MCC Principal Consultant with Career Management Strategies will discuss development tools for employees, review resources to support management coaching, and provide an overview of strategic mentor programs that can be catalysts for retooling initiatives, while Judy Issokson, Ed.D, Friday, September 25, 2009 -- CommNexus HR SIG Presents: Retooling workers. Jan Cummings, M.S.

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You Can’t Rely on a VC for Your Hardest Decisions

Both Sides of the Table

We are money, advice, coaching, cheerleading, interventionist but not “the decider.” In preparation for her reentry into VC she spoke with many mentors of hers for advice on venture capital. *. What is the role of a VC for entrepreneurs? I suppose it can be different for every founder and for different VCs but I’d like to offer you some context on what I think it is and it isn’t.

Steve Blank Discusses: The Ideal Venture Capitalist

InfoChachkie

Board skills (Startup coaching, mentoring, strategy, operational/growth). I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Steve Blank, author of Four Steps To The Epiphany , Stanford Professor and noted entrepreneur.

Management Philosophy: Owners vs CEOs

Jason Nazar

What Are You Waiting For: Do It Now – A very dear man and mentor to me, Mike Schuminsky, had a very special way of managing folks. Owner Management. Do Whatever Needs to Be Done – We are responsible for everything. There can’t be any hubris or ego about a job too small.

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StartupWeekend Next Teaches Teams How to Level Up

Tech Zulu Event

There is a mentor program that accompanies the class. Each entrepreneur will be paired with Coaches and Mentors to receive critical feedback designed to test and probe their assumptions every step of the way.

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Getting Back Your Series A Mojo

Both Sides of the Table

I wish more startups would get personal coaches so they could let out their angst to neutral people – not staff, not investors. Last year I wrote a blog post on entrepreneurs with a chip on their shoulders. I think it’s an important read.

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Getting Your Series A Mojo Back

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I wish more startups would get personal coaches so they could let out their angst to neutral people — not staff, not investors. You Need to Find Your Mojo A Chip On Your Shoulder A few years ago I wrote a blog post on entrepreneurs with a chip on their shoulders.

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Announcing a Deal I’ve Wanted to Talk About for a Year

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I acted as the occasional mentor, advisor and coach to Ethan. Let me not bury the lede. I’m super excited to announce that GRP Partners led the investment in Ethan Anderson’s new company MyTime (link has LA-based merchants but will give you a good feel for the product).

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