Monday, October 18, 2021

Thursday, October 21, 2021

- EDT
Ways to Find Initial Customers
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Craig Zingerline
Craig Zingerline
Growth University, CEO & Co-Founder
Jen Bryan
Jen Bryan
Growth University, Co-Founder & CMO
Marcus Bullock
Marcus Bullock
Flikshop, CEO/Founder
Ramli John
Ramli John
ProductLed, Managing Director
Shane McCarthy
Shane McCarthy
Sandboxx, CMO

Finding customers is one of the most important yet hardest aspects of running a startup. In this panel, we will discuss how each of our high-growth startups found our first customers and share what's worked and what's not worked when running customer acquisition campaigns. Activating your audience of users to become paying customers is part art, part science. Learn how to build a solid process to help move users through your buyer journey. The founders in this panel will share what's worked and what's not worked when building their activatio

- EDT
Inside a Techstars Accelerator: Insider Tips and Tricks for Founders from Founders
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Ian Garrett
Ian Garrett
Phalanx, CEO & Co-founder
Jasmine Jones
Jasmine Jones
Cherry Blossom Intimates, Founder + CEO
Marcus Bullock
Marcus Bullock
Flikshop, CEO/Founder
Paige Wilson
Paige Wilson
Naborforce, Founder
Keith Camhi
Keith Camhi
Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator, Managing Director

How do I get into Techstars? What is the experience like? When is the right stage to participate? Where are the programs around the world that DC area founders can tap into, and what are their themes?

If you've ever asked yourself any of these questions, this panel is for you! Techstars, the #1 early-stage investor in the world by volume according to Crunchbase, has supported over 2500 early-stage companies via its 13-week accelerator model since 2006.

Hear from local Techstars alumni and the Managing Director of Techstars first DC-area program.