Spokane Regional Networking, Social Media, Professional and Business Development
I am moderating the panel discussion tomorrow for the LaunchPad Startup and Entrepreneur Forum and I would like to get some questions from our members prior to the event.
Please take a moment to tell me what your toughest challenges in starting or growing your startup.
Our panel consists of some impressive talent which you can see below so please share some of your questions via this blog and join us if you can!
I wanted to communicate some exciting news about the LaunchPad Team and also some news about me personally.
Over the past few months, we have been working hard to transition the day to day operational tasks of LaunchPad to our wonderful team consisting of Zan Deery, our Membership and Event Coordinator, as well as my business partner Allen Battle. I am confident in the continued growth of LaunchPad, our events and the Launch Spokane Startup Program.
Building industry focused relationships is your best strategy for finding a job, advancing your career or growing a business.
To help LaunchPad members and our partners establish industry relationships we are kicking off the Industry Connection Events beginning today with the Aerospace, Aviation and Mfg Event being held this evening at the Lincoln Center. (A list of upcoming events is provided below)
I encourage you to attend these events to learn more about local…Continue
Added by Bill Kalivas on October 3, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
Through a recent partnership with the City of Spokane, via the Launch Spokane Program, our team has had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know several representatives from various departments at the City. We are noticing a sincere commitment to improve services and work with the local business community.
As a way to help develop a better understanding of how programs work at the City, and to help foster new business relationships, we are kicking off a series of online…Continue
I would like to share some facts about the importance of supporting startups and small business in our region:
Added by Bill Kalivas on July 10, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Join LaunchPad INW for our next LaunchPad Live taping and Technology Community Event, happening next Wednesday May 23rd. This event will feature topics such as the launch of the Spokane STEM Network, the new Mobius Science Center and takes place at MOBIUS in downtown Spokane.
Guest speakers will include WSU Spokane Chancellor Brian Pitcher, who chaired the planning effort
that led to Spokane getting a $220,000 grant award from Washington STEM. The new Spokane STEM
City of Spokane Mayor David Condon has invited me and LaunchPad INW to participate in his Business Advisory Council and I would like to get your feedback on 3 important questions.
This information will be shared with the Mayor on Thursday, May 10th as he and his team…Continue
LaunchPad has office space and mentoring opportunities available which is ideal for a small business. We currently have one or possibly 2 offices available at our shared office space.
Our offices are located downtown in the historic 1889 Building on the 3rd floor above Nectar Tasting Room at 120 N. Stevens near Riverfront Park and Aunties Bookstore.…Continue
Added by Bill Kalivas on May 3, 2012 at 3:12pm — No Comments
Join us for the next LaunchPad live taping and networking luncheon on Friday May 11, 2012. This is a prime opportunity to learn more about the local Aerospace and Aviation Industry through interviews with Carol Weigand, Air Washington Program Manger and Brian Burrow Air Washington Instructional Designer. You will also have an opportunity to build local industry relationships.
What is the Air…Continue
Added by Bill Kalivas on May 1, 2012 at 2:12pm — No Comments
Due to the rapid…
Added by Bill Kalivas on April 25, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments
LaunchPad recently had a "soft launch" of a new, local interactive talk show called LaunchPad Live and I would like to get your feedback if possible.Continue
We are pleased to announce the official launch of the LaunchPad Live Talk Show!
What is LaunchPad Live (LPL) you ask?
LPL is a local business talk-show that airs regularly on CMTV channel 14, on LaunchPadINW.com and on LaunchPad’s YouTube page. LPL is filmed in short segments encouraging viewers to share with their social media network to promote local…
Are you interested in learning about new ways that companies are solving energy problems? Are you curious about local innovators on the cutting edge of electricity storage and delivery?
Come to the LaunchPad Live taping on April 13th, at 11:30 am and meet Dave Curry, Co-Founder, President and CEO of Demand Energy Networks.
Did you know that Dave is a serial entrepreneur who’s founded, taken public, and exited two companies for nearly $1B…Continue
Added by Bill Kalivas on April 3, 2012 at 1:28pm — No Comments
LaunchPad is proud to have Brady Nelson as one of the guest speakers for our Next Generation Leaders Community this Friday, March 23 at 11:30 am. …
Added by Bill Kalivas on March 20, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
In case you have…
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Construction, Architecture, Engineering and Development Event this Friday, March 9, from 11:30am to 1pm…
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On Thursday, March 1st…Continue
Added by Bill Kalivas on February 28, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
I was recently asked if I support Measure 1 which is an initiative to expand the Spokane Convention Center and Arena. The goal is to attract larger conventions and events to Spokane so we can compete with the big cities. The organization behind this measure is called Citizens for Jobs Now and I must say I am intrigued.…Continue
We are pleased to announce our special guest for the next Entrepreneur and Small Business Community Event is Tony Bonanzino, PhD., former CEO of Hollister-Stier.…Continue
Added by Bill Kalivas on February 15, 2012 at 10:33am — No Comments