StartUp Cup:  Customers, Capital and Confidence  – New!
Thursday, February 21, 2013
16:00 EST (21:00 UTC)

Description:  Interested in tips for successfully launching your startup?

The feed will be livestream broadcast here: While questions and discussions can be submitted using twitter through @StartUpCup and the hashtags #entrepreneurship and #startup

SCup_Top25Participate in an interactive webchat on Thursday, February 21 at 16:00 EST (21:00 UTC) to discuss best practices to consider when launching a new business from Sean Griffin, a serial entrepreneur from Silicon Valley turned entrepreneurial trainer, mega-mentor and motivator. He will be sharing lessons from his new venture, StartUp Cup, a six-month mentoring program,  offered globally,  and featuring  locally driven business model competitions designed to educate entrepreneurs about developing a business model, establishing a customer base, driving revenue growth, and launching their businesses into global and local markets. Griffin and Kristen Bergman, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, will answer your questions live during a Q&A session moderated by Shelly Porges, Senior Advisor for the U.S. Department of State’s Global Entrepreneurship Program.

Chat participants will have the opportunity to connect with potential future business partners and fellow StartUp Cup participants by logging into the text chat either as a “Guest” or via a Facebook or Twitter account.

Format:  This program will be an interactive video webcast in English.  Please click on the URL above to participate. To join the online conversation use @StartUpCup and the hashtags #entrepreneurship and #startup.