The Power Roundtable - Enabling Entrepreneurs to Spring into Action!

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue University Center - Connan Room
Pittsburgh 15213
United States
Charter Members/Members/Student Members - FREE
Non-Members - $35, Day of Event, $40
Student Non-Members - $15, Day of Event, $20

Enjoy networking time and the opportunity to participate in two 45-minute roundtable discussions.

Available Tables.  Eight to Choose From! 

  • Company Day 0 – Terms, Roles, Agreements 
    with Greg Teufel, Eckert Seamans and Kelly Collier, ActivAided Orthotics
  • Money Talks – What Makes a VC Listen? 
    with Ed Engler, Pittsburgh Equity Partners and Don Charlton, The Resumator
  • Alternative Funding Sources for Your Company 
    with Don Morrison, BlueTree Allied Angels and Larry Miller, Innovation Works
  • Saying So Long – Elements of a Successful Exit Strategy
    with Roger Byford, TiE-Pittsburgh President, Founder of Vocollect and Raul Valdes-Perez, Founder of Vivisimo
  • Building Your Brand
    with Saman Haqqi, IBM and Steven Greenberg, Duquesne University
  • Successful Lead Generation and Sales Strategies
    with Terry Breen, Pittsburgh Business Times, and Gary Glessner, Inteligistics
  • Protecting Your Ideas – IP and Licensing
    with Larry Zana, Qrono and Noland Cheung, Cohen & Grigsby
  • Hiring Internationals – Including Yourself - To Start or Grow Your Company
    with Piyush Seth, Tucker Arensberg and ValerieTobias, US Citizenship and Immigration, DHS

The Power Roundtable sold out every year since 2007! Table preferences will be first come, first served based on registration date for the event. Once you have registered, you will be contacted to ascertain your interest in seating.

Interested in sponsoring this event?
Sponsor Info is here.  
Contact Berni Bishop Pirollo, TiE-Pittsburgh Executive Director

How this event works:
After you are registered for the event, you will be contacted and asked to select two tables at which to sit during the course of the evening.  
Agenda is:
5:30 - 6:00 - Check in, networking and light snacks
6:00 Announcements
6:05 - 6:50 Seating and first table discussion
6:50 - 7:00 - Stretch break
7:00 - 7:45 Seating and second table discussion
7:45- 8:00 - Networking - end of event

Each table is hosted by two experts on the subject assigned to that table.  The experts at each table will be announced in early March.  Invitations are being extended right now!  

Each table has maximum seating for 8 - 10 guests at a time.  The experts will field questions from the table guests regarding the topic, providing an intense discussion and networking opportunity.  Discussions last 45 minutes.