May 1, 2012 · 6:00 PM
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Have you started your business recently?
Do you want to learn how you can build your new business better, faster and at a lower cost?
Would you like to learn how to build your startup without fear, frustration or failure?
Come and join us on May 1st and learn from Roger Killen his famous step by step formula that teaches entrepreneurs how to build a successful startup. Two types of startup businesses have dramatically different survival rates: independent startup businesses have a 10-year survival rate of about 10% while franchisee startup businesses have a 10-year survival rate of about 90%. Roger Killen will show independent startup entrepreneurs how to embed into their businesses many of those factors that produce franchisee startups’ high survival rate. He will show you a proven system of small, simple and sequenced steps to build your new business better, faster and at a lower cost. This system will replace fear, frustration and failure with clarity, certainty and confidence.
You will find out:
• The 4 not-so-secret secrets to startup success
• The 19 best practices that drive startup success
• How to measure your progress to success
• Tips and tools, tricks and traps for building your startup.
Roger was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, attended Trinity College in Dublin and graduated with an honours degree in Business Studies and a single digit golf handicap in 1973. He immigrated to Canada in 1975 and worked as a salesman and product manager for Xerox Canada until 1979.
Roger has 25 years of front line experience involving 9 startups, plus 10 years of research into all-things-entrepreneurial plus 2,000 hours of teaching entrepreneurs how to build startups that work. He has taken one company public and been an angel investor 8 times. He has led in raising over $8m in startup equity and leveraged this equity into $14m.
Since 2001, Roger’s calling has been to help entrepreneurs design, finance and build successful startups. To this end he delivers how-to seminars throughout British Columbia and the Yukon. He believes that there is a clear and proven process for startup success: the actions that make up this process are best practices and these are learnable, customizable and deployable by all business types and models.
Roger’s hobbies are ballroom dancing, public speaking and option trading.