It seems like everybody and their mother these days are working on a startup. But what does it take to launch a startup from just an idea to raising money and building something people love? Join us for a conversation with serial entrepreneur Michael Chiang as he takes us through all the critical steps to starting a new tech company. He'll cover everything from forming your initial team to pitching VC's and raising money through crowdfunding. Bring all your startup questions for Michael as he will be answering live questions from the audience.
About the Speaker:
Michael is currently the Stony Brook SBDC Technology Entrepreneur-in-Residence. He previously co-founded FitBark, an animal health company that makes wearable technology for dogs. Michael has successful experience raising money through Kickstarter as well as being a TechStars accelerator alumnus. He has also launched multiple apps that have acquired millions of users and are frequently ranked as a top 50 most popular iOS App. His latest venture, Joyride Trivia, is the first-ever game built for Uber rides. Michael is a student of lean methodologies and has helped advise many startups on product, growth, and fundraising.