Funding Your Tech Startup

Funding High Tech Startup 8-30-16Our friends at Mesa Thinkspot are hosting a 3 part series on funding tech startups. The first is tomorrow at 6:00 p.m.

These programs are absolutely free and held at THINKspot, inside Red Mountain Library at 635 N. Power Rd. in Mesa.

Please register for each event at events.mesalibrary.org, or http://goo.gl/qauYDX

This is an outside event; please follow links above for more information.

 

 

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Join us for an Upcoming Event!

Building Your Brand

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Presented by Tom Fulcher

Learn what you need to know about creating a powerful brand for your small business, why you need one, and what the outcomes can be. Large businesses in the USA have been built on developing quality brands, with reputation and build confidence for customers. You can do the same for your small business, without the huge budgets required by large corporations.

Mr. Fulcher is the founder of The Idea Gardener® llc, a business development and marketing consulting organization and has over 25 years of management experience with start-ups, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

To register: http://www.azlibrary.gov/events/1801

ReferenceUSA Classes Next Week!

June 21, 2016 – ReferenceUSA Workshop

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Learn to use ReferenceUSA!

Get fast and easy access to details on more than 42 million U.S. businesses and more than 260 million U.S. residents. Information includes; company name, address, phone, executive contact names, employee size, SIC and NAICS codes, credit ratings, etc…..

Use ReferenceUSA to:

Conduct market research
Build a business plan
Locate Sales leads and download lists
Locate companies for employment opportunities
And much more…..
Presented by Kam Draper.

Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Time: 11:00 a.m. – Noon

Location: State Library of Arizona, Con Cronin Commons (formerly 3rd Floor Training Area) 1700 W. Washington St. (State Capitol), Phoenix, AZ 85007

About Kam Draper:

Kam Draper is a Sales Director with ReferenceUSA government division. He has been with the company and division for 12 years.

To register: http://www.azlibrary.gov/events/1638

June 23, 2016 – ReferenceUSA Workshop

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Learn to use ReferenceUSA!

Get fast and easy access to details on more than 42 million U.S. businesses and more than 260 million U.S. residents. Information includes; company name, address, phone, executive contact names, employee size, SIC and NAICS codes, credit ratings, etc…..

Use ReferenceUSA to:

Conduct market research
Build a business plan
Locate Sales leads and download lists
Locate companies for employment opportunities
And much more…..
Presented by Kam Draper.

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Location: State Library of Arizona, Con Cronin Commons (formerly 3rd Floor Training Area) 1700 W. Washington St. (State Capitol), Phoenix, AZ 85007

About Kam Draper:

Kam Draper is a Sales Director with ReferenceUSA government division. He has been with the company and division for 12 years.

To register: http://www.azlibrary.gov/events/1640

Market Research Using referenceUSA

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Want some tips on doing market research using referenceUSA? Click on the image for a brief tutorial done by the folks at referenceUSA!

Want some in-person tips? Attend one of our upcoming workshops:

http://www.azlibrary.gov/events/sla

 

To access referenceUSA for Arizona residents: http://www.azlibrary.gov/dazl/online-reference-resources

PDF of the Tutorial: https://statelibraryofarizona.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/market-research-analysis.pdf

 

Intellectual Property IS a Business Strategy

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Join us this Saturday, April 9th from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. at Scottsdale Public Library’s Eureka Loft to learn about intellectual property as a business strategy!

  • Overview of the types of intellectual property
  • Why startups should consider protecting IP
  • The resources available from the USPTO

Presented by John Cabeca, Director of the Silicon Valley United States Patent and Trademark Office.

For more info, click the link below:

http://scottsdalelibrary.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails.aspx?EventId=45092&lib=