We talked about partner distribution, venture capitalists, financing, strategy around target markets.
Mona showed us the way Venture Capitalists work. She explained in detail what VC's look for in an exit. And the rationale behind it, how the funds work, etc
We spoke about acquisitions and showed us how we could work backwards to build our companies for either acquisitions or VC funding.
We had a lively discussion about diversity, how to hire the right people for a start-up, what kinds of questions to ask. Andi explained what the market was like in Silicon Valley and how start-ups there are competing for talent, and the ways that employees are incentivized.
The Canadian entrepreneurs at the Canadian Women's Network experience-shared stories of things they had gone through with hiring, giving raises and choosing the right people.a year ago
Dafne’s expertise lies in creating strategic roadmaps for companies to grow their business through unique marketing approaches. Her company, Spartan Spark, works with million dollar companies, advising them on how to grow their business by using strategy and technology more effectively.
Through articles, vlogs, training and speaking engagements, Dafne shares her marketing knowledge, showing business owners how to leverage all the knowledge they have and use technology to their advantage to increase visibility and lower their cost of acquisition.
“I wouldn't hesitate to use Spartan Spark again, and in fact continue to refer them to just about anyone looking for top notch development resources.” -Mitch Solway - President, Single Parent Love Life Inc.