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Free Small Business Training Series for Scottsdale Entrepreneurs


Each topic discusses how technology is impacting business decisions

The City of Scottsdale Economic Development Department is holding a ten-week program that will feature critical topics in technology impacting businesses. Classes are available to all existing or aspiring businesses and entrepreneurs in Scottsdale. Each session will include; facilitation by Stealthmode Partners, tools and resources from Scottsdale Economic Development and instruction from local business experts. Instructors and facilitators will also offer private 1:1 mentorship sessions at no cost to interested participants.

5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Feb. 5th - April 9th, 2019
1951 at ASU SkySong
1475 N. Scottsdale Rd. Suite 150
Scottsdale, AZ 85257

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Topics and speakers:

Feb. 5 | The increasing pace of change, AI, robotics and the future of wor

Speaker: Mary Jesse, Tech Executive

Feb. 12 | Advertising strategies that no longer work

Speaker: Ryan Smeets, Big Yam

Feb. 19 | Digital health and changes in costs

Speaker: Dan Munro, Health Care Consultant

Feb. 26 | Cryptocurrency and the block chain

Speaker: Joe Snyder, NBDR

March 5 | Setting up to get paid faster - software for billing

Speaker: John Koloch, General Cents Accounting

March 12 | How video is taking over the world

Speaker: Ita Udo-Ema, View From Above

March 19 | How to thrive in a world run by algorithms and bots

Speaker: Ori Eisen, Trusona

March 26 | Social media for marketing

Speaker: Jeff Moriarity, Social Media Strategist

April 2 | Leadership strategies for today

Speaker: J’Lein Liese, Developer, Lead with Conversations®h4

April 9 | City of Scottsdale Resources for Small Business

Speaker: Economic Development, Tourism, Planning

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City of Scottsdale Economic Development

Scottsdale is the No. 1 City in the U.S. for jobs (WalletHub 2019) and one of the state’s leading job centers, with a diverse economy built on medical research, high-tech innovation, tourism and corporate headquarters. Scottsdale is home to nearly 18,000 businesses supplying over 150,000 jobs. The ASU SkySong Innovation Center, located just a few miles from Downtown, is designed to help companies grow through a unique partnership with nearby Arizona State University. The Scottsdale Cure Corridor is a partnership of premier health care providers and biomedical companies seeking to advance medicine and patient care through cutting-edge research.