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(... cause entrepreneurship ain't easy)
Opportunity of the Week
Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE)

GSE is the world’s largest ecosystem accelerator.
 
With a mission to educate, inspire and prepare startup communities for the digital age, GSE brings together both private and public stakeholders to address humanity’s grandest challenges via tech and entrepreneurship.

October 16, 17, 18 GSE will be hosting the US edition of their digital accelerator program. The program features 10-15 global experts, 10 workshop sessions and 100 free resources and links to propel your company. The program agenda includes the following topics:
  • Ideation & Product Hacking- How to create a website and app in 30 days 
  • Customer Acquisition- How to get your first 10,000 users 
  • Marketing - How to scale with press and media hacks 
  • Business Development- How to build a sustainable business model 
It's open to all small businesses, startups, and freelancers. Each application round is rolling admission until the top 100 are selected to complete the program. The program is FREE.

You can apply here.
Insider Webinar Series
 Small Business Marketing: The Fundamentals
 
Join us next Tuesday, October 2nd at 4:00 PM EST as Sydni Craig-Hart, CEO of Smart Simple Marketing, reveals the marketing practices that will help you reach your ideal customer and grow your business.

In this webinar, participants will: 
1) Be introduced to the most effective marketing strategies available to small businesses today
2) Learn the one thing you MUST do before spending another dime on marketing (this will make all your advertising, marketing, and publicity efforts 100% more effective!)
3) Understand how to identify the best marketing strategies that work for your business

Click here to sign up for this, and future sessions in our Insider Series!
Featured Event
When: October 3-5
Where: Santa Barbara, California

The Ontrapalooza 2018 conference is three days of intense learning focused on moving your business forward. You’ll learn, firsthand from industry experts, about what strategies are working — and where you should focus your efforts. You’ll be welcomed into a vibrant community of business-builders, risk-takers, marketing geniuses and innovators who are all on the same mission as you: to jumpstart your growth and make a bigger difference.

Click here for details. 
Don't forget...

We're on Slack! We add new members every week. Click here to connect with like-minded entrepreneurs today!

Our database contains high-caliber businesses from all over the country headed by founders who are driven and focused on reaching their goals. 

If you'd like to be considered for the database, please fill out this application. New businesses are added to our database on the last week of every month! 
 



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