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Naming and Branding

Winter 2010 Seattle Semester

What is a brand? Is it you? Is it your vision? How do you determine what you stand for, and then how do you come up with a good company name? What are the characteristics of a good company name? What do you need to do to protect your name?

Goal:
Name and brand your business.

Date:
2010-12-13, 06:30 PM

Mentors


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Bill Messing
CEO, RIPL Corp.

Bill Messing is founder and CEO of RIPL Corp. in Seattle, which automates distribution of music and video between friends by recognizing their relationships and the interests they share. Previously he was VP Strategic Development and VP Production & Programming at Classma...

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David Nilssen
Co-Founder & CEO, Guidant Financial Group

David Nilssen is the co-founder of Guidant Financial Group, Inc. Nilssen is regularly invited to speak at top venues throughout the country as a leading expert in small business financing. He pioneered the concept of “one-stop shopping” in small business financing and...

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Christopher Johnson
Founder, TheNameInspector.com

Christopher Johnson is a naming and verbal branding consultant known as The Name Inspector. He blogs about names and language at TheNameInspector.com, and is the author of Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little, being published this summer by W.W. Norton & Co. Christopher ...

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