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Starters Series

The Starters Series is for Pittsburgh entrepreneurs, startups and businesses from ideation to early execution providing a first look into the most crucial elements of starting a business or organization.

Each lecture, workshop, discussion or panel is presented by an experts in that topic area and is designed for individuals looking to learn more about the subject through the lens of entrepreneurship. The series is free and takes place the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:00 PM at Ascender in East Liberty, Pittsburgh.

Who Should Attend?

I have an idea

I've started a company

I’m growing a company

Our 2019 Curriculum

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Management | 03/12/2019

Having Difficult Conversations: A Workplace Communication Workshop

Andrea Wetherald
Founder, AndBeyond Improv

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Date 4/9/2019
Theme UX/UI
Topic Human-Centered Design Thinking
Date 5/14/2019
Theme Marketing
Topic Utilizing New Media Formats
Date 6/11/2019
Theme Sales
Topic Broadening the Sales Funnel
Date 7/9/2019
Theme Financial Modeling
Topic Financial Modeling Basics
Date 8/13/2019
Theme Raising Capital
Topic Alternative Funding Options
Date 9/10/2019
Theme Social Capital
Topic Networks
Date 10/8/2019
Theme International Business
Topic Principles of International Business
Date 11/20/2019
Theme End of Year
Topic Networking Celebration

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