West Valley Innovation Alliance Kickoff Agenda
January 23rd, 2019 1:00pm-5:00pm
Location: West-MEC 5405 N. 99th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85305
1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Opening Remarks - Welcome
West Valley Arizona Technology Impact
- Commerce – Percent of Growth
- Jobs – Match Game
- Corporate Migration to Arizona West Valley
Why Every Startup (Does Not) Deserve Funding – "10 Reasons Your Startup Can’t Get Funding"
- Product Ready – Pragmatic Product Release
- Investor Ready – The Startup Emperor’s New Clothes
- Pitch Ready – What's Wrong With the Pitch?
1:20 PM - 2:00PM
Veteran Success Road map
- Peaks, Valley’s and the Promised Land - Local mentors share the hard problems, how to overcome them, and share insight on successful growth.
2:00 PM - 2:15PM
2:15 PM - 3:15PM
Corporate Hiring Demands
- Applications in Business - Local businesses share their demand for hiring. Areas include development languages, project Management, and product marketing.
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
- Presentations to Panel Judges - 10 minutes of startup pitches on local products and services reviewed by a panel of experts.
Local Valley Startups
- Motion Warrior
4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
One-on-One Pitch Feedback /
- Presentation Feedback / Group Networking
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
- Celebrate Award Pitch - Award for Best Pitch, Talk to judges and mingle with mentors.
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