Buffalo Startup Week 2021 Buffalo Startup Week 2021

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

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How to make a physical product without an Engineering Degree
Dan Buckmaster
Dan Buckmaster
Tresca Design, President

Do you have an idea for a physical product that you think can make an impact on an industry or the world? Have you been told that you need an advanced degree, or tons of money to get your product idea off the ground? This talk will disprove both of those theories, and provide concrete ways that you can evaluate your product idea on a low budget with minimal expertise.

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Building and Scaling Social Impact Ventures
Nabanita De
Nabanita De
Returnships.org by Nabanita De Foundation, Founder and CEO

Through Nabanita De Foundation, built two initiatives Returnships.org and Project Fib, scaled to 135 countries and 7 continents and published on 1000+ news articles including Forbes, Business Insider, Washington Post, Mashable and more - www.nabanitade.com/press, www.returnships.org and projectfib.azurewebsites.net I am currently Forbes Brand Contributor. https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbeseq/people/returnshipsorg/?sh=47c4fdd22b73 


Through this talk I will talk about how people can create ventures around social impact and scale without spending dollars. I will be citing examples from the two ventures I built, how I went about pitching, building, spreading the word and scaling without spending any marketing dollars.

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Media Training for Podcast Interviews
Ryan Estes
Ryan Estes
Kitcaster, Co-Founder
Brandy Whalen
Brandy Whalen
Kitcaster, Co-Founder

This is your story. Can you deliver interviews clearly and confidently? Overcome anxiety, nerves, and imposter syndrome, with podcast media training with Brandy Whalen and Ryan Estes from Kitcaster.com. In this session, we will learn to hook the audience, uncover your compelling narrative, and organize your story to invoke an emotional connection with the host and audience listeners.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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Rise Above the Rest: Developing an Effective Investor Presentation
Jack McGowan
Jack McGowan
WNY Venture Association/ Buffalo Angels, Executive Director

This talk will discuss the content of an investor presentation and how to succinctly communicate the key points that investors need to hear when evaluating an investment decision.

Thursday, November 11, 2021

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B2B Brand Strategy & Inbound

The value of a clear brand strategy in creating a flow of qualified inbound leads and successful, happy customers to power sustainable growth.