TechPrize https://www.tech-prize.org Transforming Racine, WI into the technology innovation capital of the world Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:25:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 https://www.tech-prize.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cropped-favicon-32x32.jpg TechPrize https://www.tech-prize.org 32 32 Early Stage Fundraising https://www.tech-prize.org/early-stage-fundraising/ Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:19:01 +0000 https://www.tech-prize.org/?p=1327 Leslee Cohen will provide a layperson's explanation of the laws underlying early-stage fundraising.
October 15, 4 PM

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The Workshop Details

Format:  Online Workshop

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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What will you learn?

In this session, Leslee Cohen will provide a layperson’s explanation of the laws underlying early-stage fundraising.  She will also discuss the differences between convertible notes, SAFEs and straight equity offerings in addition to Series A offerings.  The audience should come away with a basic understanding of how to protect themselves in the offering process, whether as startups or investors.

Presenter

Leslee M. Cohen

Leslee M. Cohen

President, Triple Ten Consulting

Leslee M. Cohen is a co-founder of the business boutique law firm, Hershman Cohen. The firm prides itself on combining big firm experience and expertise with small firm rates and relationships.

Leslee concentrates her transactional practice in securities law, corporate finance and general corporate law. She counsels a variety of entities, from small entrepreneurs and start-up companies to large established businesses, across many industries from real estate to technology in connection with private placements of both equity and debt securities, including venture capital, private equity and “friends and family” investments. Leslee also structures, negotiates and documents significant business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, joint ventures and other business combinations and financial transactions. In addition, she handles general corporate matters including commercial contract drafting and review, stockholder and limited liability company agreements and structuring, business restructurings, employment and consulting agreements, and equity incentive plans and agreements, on behalf of a diverse group of clients.

Leslee is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairperson of the Venture Pitch Committee of the Small Business Advisory Counsel. She is also a founding member and Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law and a member of the Board of Directors of Demon Angels, an angel investor group formed to invest in women and minority owned startups.  In addition, Leslee regularly mentors and speaks at several incubator and accelerator programs in the Chicagoland area.

Leslee graduated with High Honors from the University of Michigan (GO BLUE) in 1989 and received her J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1992.

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Design Thinking 101 – Prototype and Test https://www.tech-prize.org/design-thinking-101-prototype-and-test/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 04:27:41 +0000 https://www.tech-prize.org/?p=1266 Learn how the leading creative companies develop and test their new products and services throug Design Thinking Methodology. This is a part 3 of 3 workshop.
October 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM

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The Workshop Details

Format:  Online Workshop

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM – Noon

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What will you learn?

Learn how the leading creative companies develop and test their new products and services through Design Thinking Methodology. This is a part 1 of 3 workshop. You will learn how to test your idea by developing a prototype.

Presenter

Sarah Alt

Sarah Alt

President, Triple Ten Consulting

Sarah Alt is a professional learning facilitator, business coach and experience strategist. She has honed her expertise over 20 years of technology and business roles in for profit, nonprofit, k-12 and higher education organizations. Sarah has helped organizations transform, adapt and evolve their teams, customers, clients and patients for success. Sarah is the founder and owner of Triple Ten Consulting, holds an MBA in Global Management, and is professionally certified in project management, Lean, Six Sigma, supply chain, change management and inclusion. Sarah is also an adjunct university professor and servant leadership practitioner.

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Design Thinking 101 – Ideate https://www.tech-prize.org/design-thinking-101-ideate/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 04:18:07 +0000 https://www.tech-prize.org/?p=1255 Learn how the leading creative companies develop and test their new products and services throug Design Thinking Methodology. This is a part 2 of 3 workshop.
October 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM

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The Workshop Details

Format:  Online Workshop

Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM – Noon

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What will you learn?

Learn how the leading creative companies develop and test their new products and services through Design Thinking Methodology. This is a part 1 of 3 workshop. You will learn how to evolve your idea to connect with your audiance.

Presenter

Sarah Alt

Sarah Alt

President, Triple Ten Consulting

Sarah Alt is a professional learning facilitator, business coach and experience strategist. She has honed her expertise over 20 years of technology and business roles in for profit, nonprofit, k-12 and higher education organizations. Sarah has helped organizations transform, adapt and evolve their teams, customers, clients and patients for success. Sarah is the founder and owner of Triple Ten Consulting, holds an MBA in Global Management, and is professionally certified in project management, Lean, Six Sigma, supply chain, change management and inclusion. Sarah is also an adjunct university professor and servant leadership practitioner.

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Design Thinking 101 – Define https://www.tech-prize.org/design-thinking-define/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 03:42:13 +0000 https://www.tech-prize.org/?p=1234 Learn how the leading creative companies develop and test their new products and services throug Design Thinking Methodology. This is a part 1 of 3 workshop.
October 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM

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The Workshop Details

Format:  Online Workshop

Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM – Noon

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What will you learn?

Learn how the leading creative companies develop and test their new products and services through Design Thinking Methodology. This is a part 1 of 3 workshop. You will learn how to evolve your product concept to connect with your audience.

Presenter

Sarah Alt

Sarah Alt

President, Triple Ten Consulting

Sarah Alt is a professional learning facilitator, business coach and experience strategist. She has honed her expertise over 20 years of technology and business roles in for profit, nonprofit, k-12 and higher education organizations. Sarah has helped organizations transform, adapt and evolve their teams, customers, clients and patients for success. Sarah is the founder and owner of Triple Ten Consulting, holds an MBA in Global Management, and is professionally certified in project management, Lean, Six Sigma, supply chain, change management and inclusion. Sarah is also an adjunct university professor and servant leadership practitioner.

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How to come up with an Idea? https://www.tech-prize.org/how-to-come-up-with-an-idea/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 03:16:58 +0000 https://www.tech-prize.org/?p=1135 This Online Workshop will provide you with the tools and techniques you can use to come up with interesting and innovative ideas for a new start-up.
Saturday, September 26, 10:00 AM

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The Workshop Details

Format:  Online Workshop

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM – Noon

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What will you learn?

  1. What is an Idea?
  2. Four elements of an Idea
  3. How to generate Ideas for a specific purpose
  4. Biomimicry
  5. How to inspire new idea from existing product

Who Should Attend?

  • You want to participate in Tech-Prize Idea Competition
  • Start a new business,
  • Add new product of service to your business
  • Develope a new App, but have no fresh Idea to work with? 

Presenter

Kiran vedak

Kiran vedak

CTO, DesignsTouch

Kiran Vedak is one of the Principle and the Chief Technology Officer for DesignsTouch a Racine, Wisconsin based award-winning digital agency that helps the local and international organizations develop and deliver the digital strategy.

As an Innovation Coach, Kiran regularly provides coaching and guidance to entrepreneurs in SE Wisconsin.  He is one of the mentors in Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC)’s WWBIC Growth Accelerator providing entrepreneurship training for small startups from Racine and Kenosha County.

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