Event 9/1: Overcoming the Top 5 Mistakes Made by Space Entrepreneurs

They say “Space is hard.”  But building a space venture is even harder.  Make your job as a space entrepreneur easier and learn from the mistakes of others.  Joel Vinas will discuss the top five mistakes made by space start-ups and how to overcome them.

Joel Vinas is the Director of Operations for the NewSpace Business Plan Competition which has awarded over $300,000 in cash prizes to promising startups in the space sector.  The NewSpace BPC is the worlds’ only professional competition focused on supporting entrepreneurs with space or space-scalable business ideas. In his years as a managing team member of the NewSpace BPC, Joel has supported, coached and consulted for dozens of early stage start-ups, giving him a uniquely deep understanding of this market segment. He holds a BS in Business Management from the University of Central Florida. A Co-founder of NewSpace Chicago, Mr. Vinas currently serves as an Operations Analyst for both Exodus Consulting Group and Starcom Mediavest Group.

This is part of a continuing series of space entrepreneurship discussion and networking forums presented by NewSpace Chicago and hosted at TechNexus.  This event is free and open to the public.

Date: Thursday, September 1, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: TechNexus
20 N Upper Wacker Dr #1200, Chicago IL

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