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Startup Focus with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP

Startup Focus with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP

Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific /12 Noon Eastern

March 28th 2017:Beyond Tax Incentives: Governments and Startup Ecosystems

The buzz: “A company shouldn’t get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn’t last” [Jeff Bezos]. New U.S. businesses make up nearly all net-new job creation and 20% of gross job creation, with loud hype about emerging startup ecosystems and government support. Reality check: governments pour millions into “hip” facilities and government venture funds invest in “best local”, regardless of product-market fit. Stop! Successful startups are built through careful iteration and a laser-like focus on customers, not big-splash. The experts speak. Colleen Hardwick, PlaceSpeak: “If I’d asked people

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Colleen Hardwick

Colleen Hardwick was headed for a career in Urban Planning before a twist of fate – a movie that was shot in her family home – launched her into a 20-year career in the film industry. Colleen ultimately founded New City Productions, producing dozens of movies and $100M in revenue before selling in 2000. In 2005, Colleen switched gears again. With the support of the Canada New Media Fund, she began to prototype MovieSet which won the Vortex Award for Excellence in New Media Innovation by the Marshall McLuhan Festival of the Future. Colleen blended her film production knowledge with internet technology to pioneer behind-the-scenes filmmaking online, while building audience through social med
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Dave Katona

In IT industry for over 20 years, Dave Katona works with startups at SAP helping mentor and drive go to market efforts for the Americas. He has had experience in sales and VP roles at multiple startups and large companies, including SAP and Salesforce. As Director of Market Enablement at Startup Focus, Dave leads market engagement, mentoring and strategic go to market activities with his partners.
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