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1776 & AWS Present: Early-Stage Business Development

Partner Event

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Early-Stage BD: Test, Learn, and Scale with Minimum Viable Partnerships

For early stage startups, partnerships can either be a strategic advantage that fuels your go-to-market or they can be time-intensive, expensive distractions. This workshop provides early-stage founders and team members the right tools to manage business development efforts. Founders will walk away with the ability to make quick, well-informed decisions on the who, what, and how behind their business development strategy.

Spots are limited, so please sign up early to secure a spot in this workshop. Those who sign up for the live session will also receive access to the workshop’s recording after the session concludes.

Who should attend:
Pre-series A startup founders and early business hires

Thursday, July 29th 9:00 AM PDT / 12:00 PM EDT (1 hour)

Led by Doug Gould, Startup Partner Development Manager – AI/ML, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

About Doug:
Doug Gould is on the AWS Startup Partner Development team having come from nearly a decade of building startup partnerships. While leading business development at Techstars Cloud company Cloudability (Acquired: Apptio), Doug established industry-first partnerships between a startup and the large cloud providers. He also scaled out the partner program for startup Xamarin (Acquired: Microsoft) to include 100’s of consulting and digital agency partners around the world. He has built business development playbooks from scratch and regularly advises founders on the opportunities and pitfalls of early-stage BD.