D.F. Presents: "Marketing for Kickstarter" & "State of Startups in Wisconsin"

Brian Davis of Fixit Sticks imparts his knowledge and experience of marketing of a successful Kickstarter project. He will review pre-launch tips and techniques to ensure a successful launch, the best use of your friends and family, shipping and logistical concerns, and take the time to answer your questions.

Joel Abraham, co-founder of Gener8tor, has helped four classes of startups through their accelerator program.  His wealth of experience in startups gives him a unique and first-hand knowledge on the current state of startups in Wisconsin. He will be speaking about this and how that may impact us in Northeast Wisconsin. 

Joel will also field questions about the Gener8tor accelerator program and its upcoming Milwaukee class starting on July 19th, 2014.

About Brian:

Brian Davis is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for small business and cycling. He currently runs 3 businesses (real estate/online retailing) and a few smaller projects. Recently Brian quit a full time corporate sales job with a Fortune 100 company to focus on his own ventures. Contact Brian at [masked]

About Joel:

Currently, Joel is growing early stage cloud based companies utilizing “the balance scorecard” & “lean startup” principles. He is responsible for testing start-up hypotheses, customer model verification & validation and developing online/offline market strategies for local/national sales models. Joel is also responsible for developing on-demand talent pipelines that support the needs of gener8tor entrepreneurs.


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  • Antonia N.

    Love the step by step this is what you do!
    Some great things growing in this area
    Thank you Andrew, Perry and Chris!

    3 · May 13

  • kimyatta

    Awesome, relevant information

    2 · May 13

  • kimyatta

    Awesome, relevant information

    1 · May 13

  • Adam K.

    Both speakers were great! Very good info!

    1 · May 13

  • Elliot

    Engaging speakers - especially Brian (have to pick the mustache over the Superman shirt).

    4 · May 13

  • kimyatta

    Had an awesome time tonight. Really enjoyed the information and atmosphere. Look forward to future events.

    3 · May 12

  • GAURAV G.

    Rocking as usual

    3 · May 12

  • lori C.

    Looking forward! Always a fantastic evening with the DF folks!!

    May 12

  • Steeve

    Hi everyone, I am really interested to participate. So, I would like to go with someone who is from Appleton.

    please, let me know if one of you want to help me.

    May 11

  • Perry S.

    @Jacob, Are you bringing treats for everyone?

    April 10, 2014

  • Jacob M.

    Hey that's my birthday! :D

    April 10, 2014

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