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Thursday, October 20 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Startup CEO Panel FULL

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Participants: CEOs of budding startups that are at least 1 year into the journey

Topic: Story of the company’s journey

-       Grinding to find product/ market fit and resonance

-       Coping with stress and work/ life balance issues

-       Finding the strength to persevere

-       Stories of funding challenges.  Bootstrap, Angel investment, VC pursuit

-       How we achieved product/ market fit to establish resonance/relevance & lift

-       To pivot or not to pivot?  How our initial vision changed and what we did to get there

-       Overview of funding history and tips to getting funded

-       How to cope with the stress trials & tribulations of life as a startup CEO


avatar for Jeff Ehlers

Jeff Ehlers

VP, CoEfficient Services
Chapter Director of Startup Grind Boise. 3 time founder, having started companies in ecommerce, agtech, and financial services. Also interned in Silicon Valley and was CFO for a venture-backed Utah startup. Currently helps multiple startups through his outsourced accounting firm, CoEfficient Services. Outside of work, Jeff has 3 girls (twins plus an infant), enjoys roadbiking, and is a huge San Francisco Giants fan.

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Clint Betts

CEO, Beehive Startups
Clint Betts is the founder, CEO, and executive editor of Beehive Startups. He is also the co-founder and Managing Director of StartStudio, host of the Beehive Podcast, and chairman of StartFEST. A Utah native, Clint still resides in the Beehive State with his wife and three kids. He studied journalism and political science at Utah Valley University.
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Owen Fuller

Co-founder, Qzzr
| Owen Fuller is the Co-founder and Chief Evangelist at Qzzr. He and his team help the world's best marketers and publishers get better traffic, leads, and insights through quizzes, polls, and lists. Their software platform has over 200,000 users, including top brands like ESPN, Red Bull, HubSpot, and NBC. Before Qzzr, Owen built and sold Fit Marketing, an inbound marketing agency that rode years of 100%+ annual growth to... Read More →
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Ryan Westwood

CEO, Simplus
Ryan Westwood is a serial entrepreneur and Inc 500 CEO who has successfully exited two companies. He is currently CEO of Simplus. Ryan is a bestselling author with the recent release of his book, The Five Characteristics Of A Successful Entrepreneur, set to release beginning of March. Ryan is a columnist at Forbes and has authored articles in Wall Street Journal. He has also been featured in numerous publications, such as Huffington Post, Utah... Read More →

Thursday October 20, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Trailhead Boise 500 S 8th St. Boise, ID 83702

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