The 2010-2011 Savvy Entrepreneur Series

Top Quote The 2010-2011 Savvy Entrepreneur series organized by MITEF, GLEQ and TiE Detroit begins on September 14, 2010 with its initial event; a panel discussion on Sales. End Quote
  • Detroit, MI (1888PressRelease) September 12, 2010 - The Great Lakes Chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF), the Great Lakes Entrepreneurs' Quest (GLEQ), and TiE Detroit brings you the 2010-2011 Savvy Entrepreneur series. The series provides early to mid-stage technology entrepreneurs with guidance on key topics that all startups must navigate to realize success. The initial event of the series is the panel discussion on Sales scheduled for September 14, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. at the Gallery located in the Architecture Building of Lawrence Tech University.

    The panelist at the event include- Anik Ganguly, Principal of GAIN Group, LLC, which invests in technology companies in Southeast Michigan, Ted Dacko , Founder of ArborDakota and Dennis Nash, VP, Global Business Development, Saphran Solutions. Bring your best questions and thorniest challenges to this program to advance your technology entrepreneurship skill set. You'll learn key Strategic Sales Best Practices including: The anatomy of the first sale, how do you distinguish yourself from the competition, perils of the "Trial Program" and the importance of a paying customer.

    Tel Ganesan, President, TiE Detroit said, "This colloborative partnership with Michigan Enterprise Forum and GLEQ is one of the steps to do more and bring quality programs to the members. This will open up broader networking opportunities for all the members and service providers of the involved organizations, as this has a state wide reach. "

    Amplify your understanding of critical success criteria of a high growth startup with limited resources and a big idea so that you can position your company amongst the competition. "A must attend event and the one that can't be missed," said Mr. Ganesan. In addition, the format is intended to connect you with potential resources available across the region to support your rapid commercialization and validate your market potential, an important to propel your company forward.

    The event begins at 5.00 p.m. and is $15 for TiE members (before September 13, 2010, Online). The on-site registration fee is only $40 (cash or check only). For more information or or

    About TiE
    TiE (The Global Network of Entrepreneurs) is a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs internationally and is sponsored by top Venture Capital Firms, and Fortune 500 corporations; extending across 12 countries with 53 chapters, 1,800 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, 12,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members. TiE has grown to become the world's largest nonprofit organization for entrepreneurs. Learn more about the TiE Detroit chapter at

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