GSB Law

Garvey Shubert Barer's Emerging Company and Venture Capital Practice represents emerging companies at every stage of development and across industry sectors. The firm regularly represents companies, angel investors and venture capital funds in private placements of equity and debt, joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings.



BOKA Restaurant & Bar
Boka Kitchen + Bar makes New American cuisines in downtown Seattle, now offering free valet parking with dinner. Hancrafted cocktails, uniquie wines, and locally sourced ingredients served in a cozy and contemporary environment.

 
 
 

Startup Research

Seattle Spring 2012 Semester

What market are you pursuing? Is the target market big enough? Is it growing or shrinking? What are the other characteristics of your market, and why do you care? How do you find data on your market? How do you define your competitors? What are inexpensive tactics to do custom market research, such as surveys? How can you determine if you can win in your target market, and when do you decide to walk away? http://ohours.org/officehours/4766

Goal:
Choose your business and market.

Date:
2012-03-19, 06:30 PM

Mentors


9.19
T.A. Mccann
CEO, Gist

T.A. McCann serves as Founder and CEO of Gist. His past experience includes entrepreneur-in-residence roles at both Vulcan Capital and Polaris Venture Partners. He also held senior positions at Microsoft, leading product planning for the Exchange Server Group and developi...

8.61
Todd Hooper
CEO and founder, Zipline Games

Todd Hooper is an experienced startup executive who has founded and lead software, hardware and services companies including Momentum, Trillium Lane Labs, Napera Networks and Zipline Games. Todd was part of the executive team at WatchGuard Technologies prior to its IPO. ...

9.39
Dan Shapiro
Serial Entrepreneur, Board of Directors, Photobucket

Dan Shapiro sold his most recent company, Sparkbuy, to Google where he is CEO of the Google Comparison subsidary. Previously he founded Ontela (now Photobucket) and worked at RealNetworks, Microsoft, and Wildseed (acquired by AOL). His companies have been named Dow Jone...

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