TechAlliance Circles accelerate professional development, knowledge sharing, and relationship building among peers in similar functional roles within the innovation sector.

Co-led by a Community Champion and a TechAlliance Champion, these Circles are a powerful way to tackle industry challenges, best practices and share ideas with one another based on lessons learned and advice from others, in an informal setting. 

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Operations and Product Management

The Operations and Product Manager Circle is the place where ideas and innovation meet! This Circle is comprised of those practicing the craft of operations and product management within their roles. These group discussions focus on enhancing the highest level of efficiency possible within new ventures and organizations. Creating ideas and strategies as an opportunity to evolve their careers while sharing challenges and learning from one another on best practices. 

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Human Capital and Workplace Culture

Every organization needs help finding, retaining, and developing talent in a rapidly evolving marketplace. The HR and Employee Relations Circle provides an opportunity to share best practices among individuals responsible for providing both strategic and tactical human resource management.  

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Finance and Capital

In the finance arena, the rules are constantly changing, requiring today’s financial managers to explore the latest ideas and concepts, gain new perspectives on traditional business practices, and obtain hands-on experience with the most current tools to help organizations gain an advantage. The Finance and Capital Circle discusses and shares best practices on matters related to a company’s bottom line. 

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Sales and Finding Customers

The Sales and Finding Customers Circle brings together individuals responsible for generating new sale leads and strategies. How to better understand your target audience, generate new sales leads, and get more revenue from existing clientele. The group shares techniques, insights and principles, and discusses trends and best practices. 

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Marketing and Communications

The Marketing and Communications Circle brings together marketing and public relations professionals from a wide variety of businesses to share techniques and best practices and to discuss tactics for competing successfully in today’s marketplace. Discussions include topics such as marketing strategy, product strategy, branding, advertising, promotions, publicity, media relations, reputation management, and crisis communications. 

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FEMME+

Fostering a community of women supporting women in their professional and community goals. The FEMME+ (Female Entrepreneurs Making Moves Everywhere) Circle is a diverse and inclusive group for women, non-binary, and female-identifying folks to come together, connect and build their networks. 

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Founder-to-Founder

Learn valuable lessons from other entrepreneurs about product, growth strategy, raising money, business development and anything that might come up in the startup world. The Founder-to-Founder Circle brings together founders of all stage companies to share and address problems and concerns associated with a growing and scaling business. 

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TechAlliance Circles accelerate professional development, knowledge sharing, and relationship building among peers in similar functional roles within the innovation sector.

Co-led by a Community Champion and a TechAlliance Champion, these Circles are a powerful way to tackle industry challenges, best practices and share ideas with one another based on lessons learned and advice from others, in an informal setting. 

Marketing and Communications

This Circle brings marketing, communications and public relations professionals from businesses at different stages and across diverse clusters to share techniques and discuss tactics to compete in today’s innovation economy. Topics might include marketing and product strategy, branding, advertising, publicity, media relations, and crisis communications. 

Human Capital and Workplace Culture

This Circle provides an opportunity to share best practice among individuals responsible for providing both strategic and tactical human capital management, while building attractive workplace culture. Topics might include hiring and onboarding, retention strategies, building a vibrant workplace culture and DEI-driven hiring practices. 

Founders and CEOs

This Circle will bring entrepreneurs together to share experiences, ask questions, and form collaborations. Bringing together tech entrepreneurs of all stages to share opportunities and obstacles of startups and scale ups, this Circle creates a supportive environment for innovators who are on their founders’ journey. 

Finance and Capital

This Circle helps financial managers and professionals to explore the latest ideas, concepts, and obtain hands-on experience with the most current tools to help organizations gain an advantage. Topics include best practices on matters related to a company’s bottom line, and dialogue about raising capital, bootstrapping and scaling technology ventures.

Sales and Finding Customers

This Circle brings together individuals responsible for generating new sales leads for a strategic sales pipeline. How to better understand your target audience, customer personas, journey maps, generating new sales leads, members of the Circle will share techniques, insights, and discuss latest trends.

Operations and Product Management

This Circle is comprised of those practicing the craft of operations and product management within their roles. The discussions will focus on enhancing the highest level of efficiency within ventures, creating ideas and strategies as an opportunity to evolve their careers, while sharing challenges and learning from one another on best practices. 

FEMME+

This Circle is aimed at fostering a community of women supporting women in their professional and community goals. The FEMME+ (Female Entrepreneurs Making Moves Everywhere) Circle is a diverse and inclusive group for women, non-binary, and female-identifying folks to come together, connect and build their entrepreneurial network. 

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