Friday, February 15, 2008

Blog Release: Help Startups

Tuesday, Feb. 19th
Doc's Place

Our next event is on Tuesday, February 19th from 5:30 - 7:30 pm, and we're going back home to our cozy nook - the private upstairs lounge of Doc's Place on Walnut Street in Shadyside . This is a casual networking event in which you can warm yourself beside the fire with a winter toddy, and rekindle friendships. We'll be providing Doc's yummy pizza for your eating pleasure - you cover the liquid refreshments!

BIG Entrepreneurial Event Coming

On Tuesday, March 18th, Help Startups is hosting a major event in our community - a panel discussion and Q&A session entitled, "Where Do We Go From Here?" As of today the following entrepreneurial community leaders have agreed to be on the panel -
  • Audrey Russo, President, Pittsburgh Technology Council
  • John W. Manzetti, President & CEO, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
  • Matt Harbaugh, Chief Investment Officer, Innovation Works
  • Eddie Yongo, Chief Investment Officer, Idea Foundry
Each of our panelists will first take a couple of minutes to tell us about the focus of their organization and what their current situation is. Then our moderator, Gary Rosensteel, Executive Director of Help Startups, will ask each to comment on their vision for the future of their organizations and how they see the southwestern PA entrepreneurial community advancing. We will then entertain questions from the audience in regard to our evening's theme - Where Do We Go From Here.

The event is intended to be somewhat of what is occasionally referred to as an Imagineering session. Putting lots of ideas out for discussion to foster collaboration, cooperation and the betterment of our entrepreneurial environment.

Make an entry in your calendar - Help Startups, March 18th, 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

The venue will be announced in our next newsletter.

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