Want a change of scenery from the humdrum of your normal office?
Well you're in luck because LaunchHouse is hosting Freebie Friday on the first Friday of every month!
You will have use of free wifi, unlimited access to coffee, ping pong and a variety of work spaces!
Feel free to come and go as you please, but here are a couple of things that you might want to check out.
7AM: We'll kick off the day with an idea sharing breakfast that will be available in our cafe (don't worry if you're not a morning person, you can come anytime!)
11AM-NOON: Open Office Hour Sessions- reserve a time slot with one of our mentors.
- Mike Foss, MBA- Foss Business Solutions [works with small business owners that are challenged with cash flow, growth and back office processes that are not ready for a full-time CFO; experience with startups, rapid growth and turnarounds]
- Zach Bloom- venture entrepreneur [early stage technology development, medical devices and business development strategy]
- Nick Pavlak- founder, Babl Media [branding strategy, web design and web development]
- Dar Caldwell- partner, LaunchHouse [Ideation, Biz Model, Marketing, Investment Prep]
NOON: there will be POTLUCK lunch / introductions. Everyone will give an intro and talk about their biggest current need. The LaunchHouse social media team will be collecting and evangelizing the most exciting updates and needs.
1PM: (or whenever we're done with lunch and intros), you'll have the opportunity to learn about The Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI), which is a great non-dilutive source of funding (up to $100,000) for idea stage and early stage startups.
Also- 10,000 Small Businesses will be here to meet prospective entrepreneurs. http://www.goldmansachs.com/citizenship/10000-small-businesses/about-the-program-us/apply.html
2PM-3PM: No BullS#%T Practice Pitch Session- Ed Buchholz
You will have up to 5 minutes to pitch. 10 minutes feedback. Please bring a thick skin.
4:30PM: Happy Hour begins
5ish: "10 Apps You Should Be Using." hands-on discussion group
5:30ish -LIVE MUSIC- Jared Koepp in the cafe
*You will be granted an additional free day pass if you bring a board game or other object of extremely high fun-rating to donate to the LaunchHouse!*