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AeA Emerging Business Networking Event: Recipes for Successful Company Formation and Growth

Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd.
Portland, OR 97221-9704, US (map)



Emerging Business Networking Event: Recipes for Successful Company Formation and Growth

Date: Thursday, April 9, 2009 Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast and Networking 8:00 am - 9:00 am - Program and Q&A Location: Oregon Zoo, Portland, OR, Skyline Banquet Room Fees: $35 AeA Members and OEN Members, $55 Non Member Technology Company, $95 All Other Non Members

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Successful entrepreneurs sharing their strategic and tactical experiences of starting and growing a company. What are the Lessons Learned?

What will you learn?

* How to set/execute vision and strategy
* How to maneuver through business cycles 
* How to ride-out changing economic conditions 
* How to prioritize - what gets done first 
* How to identify the right path to take for markets, funding and resources

Featured Panelists: Scott Keeney, Co-Founder and CEO, nLIGHT Corporation Scott has started two companies. nLIGHT was founded in 2000 to focus on the telecom sector just prior to the bubble bursting.

David Moffenbeier, COO, Absorbent Technologies David has been involved in numerous company formations including co-founder of Mentor Graphics, COO of MedicaLogic as well as his current position with Absorbent Technologies.

Clive Cook, CEO, RNA Networks Clive has a track record of building successful companies such as VeriLAN, Inc., Elematics and now, RNA.

Moderator: Diane Fraiman, Venture Partner, Voyager Capital Diane has 30 years of technology company experience as a leader of marketing, strategy and business development efforts in both start-up and public enterprises.

Who should attend? Executive level management of small to medium size companies and entrepreneurs in the company formation stage.

Skyline Banquet Room Oregon Zoo, Portland, OR