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Join LIVE! Growth Strategy for Funding: "How to Scale for Series A"

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Women's Startup Lab Presents--
Founder's Wisdom: Jory Des Jardins "Growth Strategy: Scale at the Seed Stage and Series A" Co-Founder of BlogHer, Evangelist, Startup Advisor

Join us for our popular monthly "Founder’s Wisdom" speaker series for a how to guide within the framework of funding, scaling, and growing your start-up. Hear from successful founders to learn which key strategies created their success.
Who should attend:
-Those interested in learning form Jory Des Jardins
-Female Media Tech Startups (focus on VR/AR)
-Later stage startups with traction, facing scaling challenges
Come with an Executive Summary (if you have one)
and prepared questions.
You leave with a HOW TO guide to scale your company from seed funding to series A. Meet our speaker, enjoy our open office for co-working, and join in on a collaborative lunch session among founders.
Jory Des Jardins pioneered social marketing as Co-Founder and President of BlogHer, a media marketplace representing thousands of digital influencers, which reached 100 million monthly unique viewers at the time of its successful acquisition by SheKnows Media in late 2014. As the primary evangelist of social influence to agencies and brands such as P&G and Coca Cola, Jory established and grew strategic partnerships with top advertisers and revenue partners. As an operator, her passion is working cross-functionally, developing the strategy, partnerships, tools, positioning and teams necessary to scale and serve customer communities, be they digital influencers, content creators, local merchants, or “gig” professionals. As a startup advisor, Jory focuses on companies that are evolving digital influence, social content, and media models, focusing on consumer marketplaces and AR/VR/MR.
Special Environment:
The WSLab's Hito House, Female Entrepreneur's Innovation House is a luxurious home surrounded in nature, with large living areas and abundance of desk spaces, as well as outdoor breakout venues.

Please, only open for startup entrepreneurs and investors.

Feb 7,[masked]:00 am -Co-Working Begins, Coffee & Tea provided
Full access to Hito House work space
12:00 pm- Lunch
(Please bring your lunch, full kitchen access)
12:30 pm - Speaker Begins- Jory Des Jardins- Founder's Wisdom
5:00 pm - End of Coworking Day

Guests- $30 (including Co-Working day)
Wslab Alumni- FREE w/ Promo Code
Guests from last 1/17 event- $15 off w/ Promo Code
(Code will be sent in email, if you do not receive, please email [masked]) RSVP:
Please press attending on Meetup to register

Location: Menlo Park
We'll email you 24 hrs prior to the event. It's located in Woodside, 3 min. drive from 280 fwy exit "Woodside." 5 min. away from Stanford mall. Co-Work, Co-Thrive

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