From Start-up to Scale-up // Masterclass

It’s easy to start up a start-up…but what about when it’s time to scale-up?

Once you’ve validated your idea fits a market need, you need new skills, a bigger team and a different culture. You have to change your mindset! Hear from Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, Bill Reichert, on how to make the transition from being a “start-up” to being a “scale-up.”

In this three hour interactive Masterclass, Bill will take you through the steps required to make the transition from being a “start-up” to being a “scale-up.” You will walk away with tangible and effective steps and skills to grow your current or future idea.

Friday 19 May, 9am to 12pm at the Awesome Lounge @ Epic

More about Bill

Bill Reichert, Managing Director at Garage Technology Venture, has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and operating executive. Since co-founding Garage in 1998, Bill has focused on early-stage information technology and materials science companies. He has been a board director or board observer at CaseStack, WhiteHat Security, ClearFuels Technology, Simply Hired, MiaSole, D.light Design, ThermoCeramix, and VisaNow, among others. Prior to Garage, Bill was a co-founder or senior executive in several venture-backed technology startups, including Trademark Software, The Learning Company, and Academic Systems.

Bill earned a B.A. at Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. He was a founding board member and a Chairman of the Churchill Club, and a Board Member of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs. Currently he is the Chairman of the Small Fund Roundtable of the VC Taskforce and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

This event is brought to you by Ministry of Awesome in collaboration with Canterbury Development Corporation and The Project.