Congratulations, You're A Startup; Now What?: Tips for Surviving the First Year

Moving from idea to launch can be an herculean task that requires all your focus. During the race to D-Day many entrepreneurs sometimes forget that the kick-off is just the beginning of the game.


In this meetup, we will have successful founders discuss how they survived the first 365 days and:
- what not to do in in year one
- why so many business fail in the first 12 months
- places to go for assistance
- How to gear up for year two
and other topics.


6:30pm: check-in, drinks and pre-event networking
7:00 pm: Short intro from the organizers and the group
7:10 pm: Introduction of guests and start the panel discussion
8:00 pm: Guest questions
8:10 pm: Thank you's
8:15 pm: post-event networking
8:30 pm: Event Ends


Our event panelist include: Panelists: Lionel Crear - President LionQuest, Barbara Seniawski – Principal- The Indigo Law Firm, Alan Hughes - Managing Editor of Black Enterprise and Kris Hamilton – CEO - The Marketing Mastery Mentor

This will be an exciting event, which you should not miss. Please make sure to encourage your friends to join the group

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  • Charell C.

    Hi Fellow Achievers,

    Thanks for attending yesterday's event. It was wonderful to meet you all. Our panelists were amazing and provided some great insight. I hope you all got true value out of it. Remember to let me know if you have a topic idea for our August event. Post it on the meetup page or send me an email [masked]. Also, don't forget to have a one-on-one with someone you met from the event last night. Don't try to sell them, just get to know them and see how you can help each other out. Building a strong network is one key to our small business success. I look forward to seeing you all at the next event. Stay tuned for the upcoming details. -Charell Star

    July 11, 2013

  • Gary W.

    Great panel discussion.

    1 · July 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Really great ! Helpful panel , lovely crowd

    1 · July 10, 2013

  • ElectricJazzyJANET aka ".

    Unfortunately I have to miss this one too because I'll be in Barbados....did I mention I work for the airlines?

    July 8, 2013

  • Tracie D.

    I have another event for that night.

    June 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    sorry, have to chancel last minute due to a client dinner. Really sorry but wish you guys all the best!

    June 10, 2013

  • ElectricJazzyJANET aka ".

    Yay, the date has been changed!

    May 22, 2013

  • ElectricJazzyJANET aka ".

    Oh wow, I need to attend this but I will be at a convention networking in London and I return on the 29th, darn it!

    May 2, 2013

    • Charell C.

      No problem. Please come to our next event.

      1 · May 15, 2013

  • Charell C.

    What are some questions you want the panel to answer?

    1 · May 1, 2013

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