This month, the Young Entrepreneur Council asked Perks Consulting CEO Lauren Perkins: What’s your best tip for launching a new company at an industry event or conference? Read more on FOX Small Business News for her answer and others including Ben Lang of EpicLaunch and Aron Schoenfeld of Do It In Person!
In the face of economic, social, and political turmoil, Entrepreneur Week initiated its first parlay into Europe with Greece Entrepreneur Week (@EWgreece) to educate more than 650 aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs. The event was planned purposefully in just 20 days to provide the framework of entrepreneurship as a viable long-term solution for solving the financial crisis.
The three day event focused on educating, mentoring and inspiring more than 350 local entrepreneurs to create scalable and successful businesses. A delegation of 20 seasoned entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders from the United States descended upon Chile to share lessons learned throughout their careers, having raised more than $500m in venture financing alongside a collective 271 years of business experience. Nam Bui, Co-Founder of Inc Magazine’s Business Owners Council came to Chile to help “Dispel the mindset that failure is not an option, because it will engender more Chileans to take the leap of faith and the inherent risks of being an entrepreneur.”
Angels and investors have poured a record amount of dollars into NYC based seed and early-stage investments this year, upending Boston to take the coveted #2 spot behind Silicon Valley as a leading startup and venture center. With VC firms opening East Coast offices, the mood swings of recent valuations, the inevitable cash crunch of […]
After a 6-session workshop series on community building held this spring at NYC’s startup campus, General Assemb.ly, Perks CEO Lauren Perkins returns again to be a part of User Acquisition Day on Tuesday, August 9th from 9:00AM to 5:30PM. Lauren will host the post-lunch session at 1:00PM discussing tactics on how to build a strong […]
Last week the Perks Consulting team hosted an afternoon series of panels at the “Some Things Digital: Business 2.0″ Conference, a day-long series of panels on carefully curated topics that concern businesses of all sizes in today’s integrated world. Perks presented an “Engagement” segment of 3 panels covering the changes and evolution of the fashion […]