Tulsa has a fantastic entrepreneurship ecosystem. Hear about the opportunities available to come alongside a startup to take it to the next level or how to take your startup and get market validation. Put yourself in the mind of an entrepreneur as we learn to think outside the box, ball on a budget and swing for the fences.
Get ready to dive into the “playbook" for helping a startup as we walk through the following topics:
- Customer Discovery
- Planning Your Punches
- Failing Fast
- Feedback Feedback Feedback
- Pivoting & Optimizing
Location: OU-Tulsa, Perkins Auditorium
Parking: Parking lot onsite
Registration - Includes actionable topic, lunch, and networking.
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER: Malachi Blankenship
Malachi Blankenship is a Venture Advisor for i2E, Inc. where he supports the overall business commercialization efforts for local startups including the development of business strategies, capitalization and milestone planning, market research, competitor analysis, preparation of investor presentations and facilitating access to the Angel and Venture Capital markets. He specializes in areas related to software and technology. Malachi is market facing in his activities and outreach efforts to ensure the entrepreneurial sector in Northeastern Oklahoma is aware of i2E’s capabilities and how to access those. Before joining i2E, Malachi was Co-Founder and VP Branding of Utown, a geo-tourism technology platform. He received his undergraduate in Marketing and MBA from The University of Tulsa while competing as a student-athlete. He is an active volunteer and mentor for One Hope Tulsa (a non-profit that helps children in poverty through tutoring and sports training). He also serves on the advisory board for The Forge, TYPros Leadership Team and as lead organizer for 1 Million Cups Tulsa.