All too often entrepreneurs launch a startup only to then wonder how they'll drive traffic and gain customers. I'll guide you through idea validation techniques and pre-launch growth strategies that will allow you to launch with a supportive and excited list of potential customers already lined up.
Entrepreneurialism and Business / Masterclass / Impart wisdom / Enabling / Intermediate
How can I be sure my idea resonates with my audience?
Am I solving a real problem for my potential customers?
What tools should I use to validate my idea before developing it?
How can I generate traffic to my website from day 1?
How do I build an active and supportive community around my startup?
I have helped launch 5 startups in the last 6 years. Through this process I've learned a lot about what it takes to succeed. I've also co-founded a community organization of over 1000 members that focuses on helping female entrepreneurs launch and scale their businesses.
I was named one of 100 women of inspiration in 2014.
I was named one of 10 women impacting the Chicago Tech & Startup community in 2014.
I was named Emerging Leader of Chicago in 2012.
I often speak about pitching startup ideas, raising capital, and more. I run 8 week program at pitchtrainingcamp.com as well. Happy to share decks and more.
Further I've gone into many entrepreneurship education settings to speak including: Startup Institute, Girls Who Code, Live Well Project, as well as guest speaking at UCLA.