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Venture Forum Agenda and Speakers
March 23, 2018 | Utah State University

8:00 - 8:50 AM Breakfast (Perry Pavilion)

Breakfast Closes at 8:50

9:00 - 9:45 AM Key Note (Perry Pavilion)

Ken Coleman, Chairman, Sama Technologies

States of Growth

10:00 - 10:45 AM Expert Panel (Auditorium)

Growth in the Trenches: Unique Challenges in Different Stages of Growth

11:00 - 11:45 AM Breakout Panels (3rd Floor Classrooms)

Top 10 Legal Challenges for Growing Ventures
Access to Captial: Debt vs. Equity

12:00 - 12:50 PM Lunch, Keynote (Perry Pavillion)

12:00 - 12:50 PM Plated lunch
12:20 - 12:50 PM Entrepreneurial Success in Utah

1:00 - 2:00 PM Power Presentations (Auditorium)

1:00 - 1:15 PM Strategies for Growth: $1 to $5 to $10 Million in Sales
1:15 - 1:30 PM Pitch Perfect: How to Nail a Pitch
1:30 - 1:45 PM Business Translations
1:45 - 2:00 PM Tools for Growth

2:10 - 3:00 PM Pitch Showcase (Perry or Auditorium - Pending Exhibit Decision)

Five teams compete in a pitch showcase to investors for the chance to win recognition and potential deals.

3:00 - 3:45 PM Pitch Exhibit - Taste of Utah Social - Awards Ceremony (Huntsman Hall 4th Floor)

Teams not selected for the show case host exhibition booths
Hors d'oeurves available
Awards announced at 3:30 PM