Warren Buffet said, “Accounting is the language of business, and you have to be as comfortable with that as you are with your own native language to really evaluate businesses.” Manage and Grow Your Business using Financial Statements & Ratios is a two-part virtual workshop series for founders, managers and executives of startups and small- and medium-sized businesses.
Presenting your company to today's emerging talent isn't easy. Learn how to pitch your company's culture as a "best fit" for them so you can attract more and better candidates.
In this session, Kara Wasser, CEO of OhanaLink Technologies, will be our guest: "Necessity is the Mother of Invention," as the saying goes. How a nontechnical founder went from having a concept for a mobile app to growing a company with diverse product offerings in mobile health.
Sustainability is a buzzword that isn't going to fade away anytime soon. Sustainability focuses on addressing current needs without jeopardizing future generations' ability to meet their own. Economic, environmental, and social sustainability—also informally known as the three P's … profits, planet, and people—are the three pillars of sustainability. Every business and industry will be impacted.
They say, “Timing is everything”. Well, if you are developing a SaaS product, your timing couldn’t be better! Over the last decade, computing has become more distributed, portable, and personal due to the popularity of the software-as-a-service (SaaS) models of distribution.
Entrepreneurs focus on launching new products, but they also need to think about markets. Who will buy your product? What problem does your product solve? During this 1-hour, pre-recorded webinar, you will learn the elements of building a marketing plan for your new business.
In this session, we chat with CEO, Dr. Wei-Shin Lai of Acoustic Sheep where they design and manufacture helpful personal care products like SleepPhones®. Like many idea-solutions they started from a personal need. In March 2020, Acoustic Sheep in response to COVID-19 mask mandates discovered most masks were a poor design fit for those with beards and with glasses fogging up.
Every entrepreneur has a story to tell about their business startup journey. Started in PA features conversations with entrepreneurs who share stories on “why” and “how” they got started. You will hear how they are growing, in knowledge, talent and experience. What were their biggest challenges, biggest surprises, lessons learned and what is next? Engage with us, ask questions and enjoy inspiring and amusing chats with a variety of CEOs, Presidents and founders who started a business in Pennsylvania.
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