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Thursday, October 10 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Funding Readiness

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A fundraising round is also a great branding opportunity and a prime opportunity for communications pros to increase the profile of the organization. Success requires a thoughtful, strategic communications process that helps boost your profile on a more public stage. From nailing your messaging to how to bring employees along the journey, companies need to be prepared and mapping toward a larger narrative that shares what makes them an innovative company. Our discussion will highlight key decisions communications leadership need to be making in the months leading up a funding close.

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Maddy Kennedy

Founder & Editor, Minne Inno
Maddy Kennedy is the founder and editor of Minne Inno, a sister site of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal that covers technology, startups and innovation in Minnesota. She is a Twin Cities native and is passionate about covering diversity in the startup world as well as the... Read More →

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Erin Newkirk

Founder, Satya
Erin Newkirk is an award-winning innovator with rich leadership in tech, consumer packaged goods, and healthcare; spanning start-ups to billion dollar brands. Erin’s career as an entrepreneur began with co-founding the award-winning Red Stamp. Two+ million users and 10 million cards... Read More →
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Heather Craft

Vice President, Head of B2B,, Hotwire
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Mary Grove

Partner, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund
Mary Grove is a Partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund where she is focused on investments as well as managing the engagement platform to support the Rise of the Rest portfolio. Prior to joining Revolution, Mary spent 14 years at Google in Silicon Valley, New York City... Read More →

Thursday October 10, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
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