Outsourcing and Partnerships
Spring 2010 San Diego / Orange County Semester
What should you outsource, and what do you need to do in-house? What is the core competency of your team, and what should it to be? What vendors do you need? How do you select the best vendors for your business on the best terms? How do you evaluate the economics? What are some horror stories to avoid?
How can a small startup partner with large organizations in order to grow faster, build revenues, and gain market share? What are some lessons for partnering with large companies, and what are some secret tactics for getting these critical deals done?
Select key vendors. Make big deals.
2010-06-23, 06:00 PM
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Managing Director , Procopio Business Advisors
Peter Shaw, the managing director of Shaw Management Advisors, International (SMAI), has extensive worldwide experience in technology-based companies as a CEO/President, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and board director. He has founded or co-founded five companies that...
Bob Rosin - VP Business Development, LinkedIn (San Francisco FI)
Bob is VP of business development for LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with over 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe. Bob's scope includes leadership of all partnership activities and ecosystem for LinkedIn, incl...