Become a Marketing Powerhouse & Strategy Guru With Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

Join us at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center this month for engaging sessions to empower you in Marketing and Business Strategy. Benefit from expert guidance, network with like-minded entrepreneurs, and take advantage of these free resources to propel your entrepreneurial journey forward.


WED, JUN 26, 2024 - 2024 ESG Bootcamp
WED, JUN 26, 2024 – 2024 ESG Bootcamp
Public markets and consumers are emphasizing the importance of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), which means entrepreneurs can and should build ESG into their company’s foundation from the outset.  We are excited to host this discussion with our partners from Nasdaq, KPMG, Wilson Sonsini, and BMO! Our expert panelists will share best practices, case studies, and tips to put these important foundations in place.
THU, JUN 27, 2024 - Connecting with the Right Investor with Brian Hollins
THU, JUN 27, 2024 – Connecting with the Right Investor with Brian Hollins
Finding the right investor can be transformative for early-stage entrepreneurs, influencing not just financial backing for the business but also the kind of strategic guidance and network support that propels startups to new heights. Understanding how to connect with investors who align with your vision, values, and goals is crucial.  The Nasdaq Center is thrilled to host Brian Hollins, Founder and Managing Partner at Collide Capital, for a candid discussion on how to connect with the right investor for you and your business.
TUE, JUL 2, 2024 - How to Prioritize Opportunities
TUE, JUL 2, 2024 – How to Prioritize Opportunities
Many new product initiatives fail because teams focus on the solution rather than clearly understanding the customer problem they aim to solve. In this talk, Dan Olsen, author of the bestselling “The Lean Product Playbook,” will share strategies for defining customer problems before building solutions. He will introduce the Importance vs. Satisfaction framework to help teams prioritize opportunities that create the most customer value, illustrated with real-world examples and case studies. This session aims to increase the odds of product success by ensuring a customer-centric approach from the outset.


WED, JUN 12, 2024 - Customer Journey Mapping for Marketing Success
WED, JUN 12, 2024 – Customer Journey Mapping for Marketing Success
TOMORROW! Samantha Carroll, CEO and Principal Consultant at Once Upon a Brand and Milestone Circles Participant, will join us for a deep dive into how you can optimize your marketing and brand strategy through the lens of customer journey mapping. Drawing from her expertise in communications, Samantha will guide you on how to think about the customer journey, assess your audience’s understanding of your brand, and plan activities that drive action or response.
FRI, JUN 14, 2024 - Demystifying Pitch Best Practices with Manan Mehta
FRI, JUN 14, 2024 – Demystifying Pitch Best Practices with Manan Mehta
THIS FRIDAY! In today’s digital era, the ability to pitch effectively both in-person and on camera is crucial for startup growth and success. Whether you’re meeting face-to-face or over Zoom, a compelling pitch can make all the difference. We’ll be joined by Manan Mehta, Founding Partner at Unshackled Ventures and Board Member at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, to share insight on how to deliver an impactful pitch in any setting. Manan will provide tips, strategies, and best practices for engaging your audience, conveying your message effectively, and adapting your pitch for different formats.
TUE, JUN 18, 2024 - Driving Engagement: The Role of Strategic Brand Decisions
TUE, JUN 18, 2024 – Driving Engagement: The Role of Strategic Brand Decisions
Without a strong personal brand, entrepreneurs blend into the crowd. Potential clients can’t connect with you, and your expertise gets lost in the noise. That’s why you must create a magnetic brand presence that consistently attracts new opportunities! We’re thrilled to be joined by Tavia Sharp, Founder and CEO at Styled Sharp, to explore how strategic brand decisions can influence customer engagement and how to position yourself and your business for marketing growth and success.
THU, JUL 11, 2024 - GREAT Storytelling
THU, JUL 11, 2024 – GREAT Storytelling
Startups with innovative business models recognize the importance of seamless storytelling across all organizational levels to influence and engage their target market. Michael Gaines, CEO of Gaines Consulting, will offer guidance on enhancing communication and strategic initiatives through storytelling. The session will teach participants how to identify the right audience, use the GREAT narrative tool for impactful messaging, and integrate storytelling into various business aspects, ultimately equipping them to develop engaging stories that align with their strategic goals. Register


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The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is a non-profit committed to building a better pathway for entrepreneurs worldwide by improving inclusion, access, and knowledge in entrepreneurship. Watch the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center’s workshops and classes LIVE or on-demand, from anywhere in the world, for free.

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