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Startup Issues and Strategies

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Startup Issues & Founders

Topic 1: STARTUP ISSUES AND STRATEGIES

Many first-time entrepreneurs form startups with structural flaws that are very difficult to fix as the company grows. The purpose of this event is to explore some of the key issues entrepreneurs need to understand so that the company will be built on a good foundation that fosters addition of talented people, attract investors and support successful growth. Some of major area that will be discussed:

• Co-Founders: what makes for a good winning team

• Examples of weak founding teams, strong team

• Transforming company to strong organization

• Ownership strategy that will support talent acquisition and funding

• Key successful traits of an entrepreneur - CEO

SPEAKER:


Thomas Hong, CEO of Board of CEOs, is a serial entrepreneur, was Principal Founder/CEO of 4 computer peripheral and networking products companies.  During the past 10 years, Thomas has been the Founder of CEONetworking which transformed to the Board of CEOs. He facilitates these organizations and has provided advice/consulting to over two hundred hi-tech CEOs in Silicon Valley.

BoC is a members-only organization in Silicon Valley. Its participants includes CEOs, angels, VCs, Investment Bankers, and corporate executives. Thomas previously held various engineering management positions including Engineering Manager, Director and Vice President at various companies including IBM, Memorex, Apple, Commodore, National Semiconductors & Intersil. As serial entrepreneur, he was Principal Founder/CEO of 4 computer peripheral and networking products companies. He raised funding from Angel investors, VCs and corporate investors. He managed one company from startup to $23 million revenue and $1 million profit in the second year. He has recruited domestic and international distributors in most major countries and has sold 12 technology licenses to private and public companies. During the last 10 years, Thomas has been the Founder of CEONetworking which transformed to the Board of CEOs. He facilitates these organizations providing advice/consulting to hundreds of hi-tech CEOs in Silicon Valley. He has also been on the Advisory Board of several hi-tech startups.

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