One thing many people have said about starting a business or going out on your own as a freelancer is that you don’t know what you don’t know. Health insurance? Burning out? Working in a male-dominated industry? People with great ideas are not necessarily considering these obstacles.
A talk tonight at the coworking space The Yard (33 Nassau Ave.) will feature three startup experts on what small business owners should expect, but aren’t. Food, drinks, & mingling start at 6PM. Panel discussion from 7-9 PM.
Gesche Haas is the Founder of Dreamers // Doers, a high-impact, female-focused entrepreneur community with over 1,000 highly engaged members. A former hedge fund analyst with experience in several senior roles at startups, Haas is a creative doer with a soft spot for scaling, driving efficiencies, building companies and communities, connecting and empowering people.
Dana Spiegel is the Founder and Chief Code Therapist, FounderTherapy. He’s a Product and Software Engineering expert who helps early stage startups get off the ground. He also occasionally teaches classes on how to build web applications (most recently through Hatchery), and is an advisor to a number of startups, including ClearServe and WorkMarket.
Steve Browne is an HR and payroll consultant for the firm TriNet, a provider of HR solutions to small to mid-sized businesses. TriNet’s bundled HR products cover the core services of payroll, benefits, risk & compliance, and HR team and a cloud platform so you can focus on what your company does best.
Wine and hors d’oeurves will be provided!