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Miami made. | Founders Stories: Sales & Marketing
September 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
JOIN MIAMI’S FOUNDER COMMUNITY
Join Miami made at WeWork Security Building Downtown on September 11th to:
+ Learn sales and marketing secrets from successful startup founders
+ Discover proven solutions, strategies, tactic, data, tools, processes and partnerships
+ Network with 100+ Founders of Miami made companies; all looking to learn and forge new connections to strengthen the Miami-area startup community.
“Sales is an outcome, not a goal. It’s a function of doing numerous things right, starting from the moment you target a potential prospect until you finalize the deal .” – Jill Konrath
Sales is the lifeblood of any organization. Sales is quintessential to proving traction and market fit (especially to investors). Marking is the machine that powers predictable growth and sustainable success. Sales & Marketing are the key to your success.
NOTE: This Miami made event is FREE for the first 100 miami entrepreneurs, so RSVP asap to reserve a seat. You don’t want to miss out! This will be an intimate setting with Miami founders sharing their true stories. This event and all information shared is confidential for only local entrepreneurs. We create a safe space for Founders to speak their truths off the record. No Solicitors, VC’s, Lawyers, or Press.
Emiliano “Emi” Abramzon is the co-founder and Head of Business Development at Nearpod. Nearpod is an award-winning educational technology company. Since its launch in 2012, Nearpod has seen wide adoption in the K-12 market; In 2017, teachers from over 60% of U.S. school districts, taught over 2.3 million Nearpod lessons reaching students over 50 million times and engaging them over 250 million times in formative assessment interactions and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and local news channels across the country. Nearpod has raised over $31MM from prominent investors like Insight Venture Partners, Reach Capital, the Stanford StartX Fund, the Knight Enterprise Fund, Marc Benioff (the CEO of Salesforce) and Scott Cook (founder and Chairman of Intuit) and his wife, Signe Ostby, among others.
Krishan Arora CEO & Founder at The Arora Project | Managing Partner at Token Advisory Network. Arora Project, believes in data-driven decision making. It’s core mission is to help funded startups & serial entrepreneurs raise a large round of non-dilutive capital via crowdfunding. They have raised over $20,000,000 (& counting) on Kickstarter, Indiegogo and via B2C digital marketing campaigns across many global businesses.
Reed Berglund CEO & Founder at Fullbottle Industry’s first Pay-per-like influencer platform. He has led successful sales and marketing initiatives to acquire and retain clients – from small businesses to global brands such as Almay, Procter & Gamble, Toys“R”Us, JCPenney, Universal, McDonald’s, Revlon, Fox and many more. Reed is an expert in helping businesses leverage influencer marketing on Instagram to develop successful brand development and customer acquisition strategies.
Rocco Savage Founder at Option Alpha | #500Strong (500 Startups) and #215 on Inc 500 fastest growing companies. Option Alpha is a technology and education platform where over 100,000 investors learn about the financial markets and derivative options. Rocco was Senior Business coaching specialist for Tony Robbins Companies and mastered the secrets to growing his Business Results Coaching division.
HOSTS & INTERVIEWERS:
Brandon Evans, is the Co-Founder @ 1heart (www.1heart.com) which builds social impact companies and backs heart-led leaders using business as a force of good. Previously built two $100 million dollar tech companies. Both companies were Crain’s Top 3 Places to Work in New York. After achieving financial success, Brandon woke up one day “lost” and began a deep personal growth journey with assistance from his coach Akasha. He chronicled his journey in his first Medium article titled, Lost on Purpose, which instantly went viral. Now, Brandon likes to refer to himself as a recovering Type A and an Aspiring Type “Be”. He is trained in transformational workshop design and leads transformational retreats for leaders.
Barry Stamos, is the Co-Founder @ 1heart (www.1heart.com) which builds social impact companies and backs heart-led leaders using business as a force of good. Barry built and sold his first company in San Francisco to Responsys prior to their IPO and $1.6 Billion dollar exit. Barry has been a paid marketing consultant to over 100 of the Fortune 500 company executives. As the Global Practice Leader of Strategy & Innovation at ACXIOM (NASDAQ:ACXM), he was a key change agent in building a business unit with $315MM annual revenues and AdAge recognition as the #1 CRM Agency in the USA.
Miami made is a founders-only organization creating a thriving local startup ecosystem. We are 150 Founders united as one tribe. We believe in Founders backing Founders. We are proud to be Miami made. We are funded by The Knight Foundation. ” In 2017, Miami was ranked the #1 most entrepreneurial city in the US.”, according to TechCrunch. To learn more, visit miamimade.org or our TTT (signature monthly meetup).