Founders Circle with Penny Schiffer: How to land a big corporate as your first client

08.02.2017 | 08:30 - 10:00
startup space, Wiesenstrasse 5, Schlieren
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IFJ Institut für Jungunternehmen

Venturelab is hosting Penny Shiffer at the next founders circle gathering. She will enlighten startups on how to attact large corporated and make them their first clients.

For many startups, winning a corporate could offer a big opportunity: A big name, a first customer or even substantial revenues or growth. On the other hand, it may be more challenging and time consuming to win a big customer than a small one. In this event, Penny Schiffer will share some of the learnings on how to work with a corporate like Swisscom.

  • How to approach a corporate with your solution / service
  • Examples of successful and challenging collaboration projects
  • Learnings and open discussion about startup / corporate collaboration

Penny Schiffer joined Swisscom in 2008 and is responsible for Swisscom´s startup engagement and Pirates Hub co-working space. With her team, she scouts startup technology for Swisscom´s core business and growth areas, e.g. advertisement tech, cloud services or AI. She has been working for over seven years as an advisor and mentor to tech start-ups and sits on various juries, such as Venture Kick, ESA BIC Incubator and CTI Invest. Penny Schiffer has been to Silicon Valley as a trend scout several times in order to source innovations for Swisscom. Penny is passionate about helping high tech start-ups thrive.

Apply for this unique workshop and share your startup experience with other entrepreneurs, get advice from the expert to improve your business and develop your network. The workshops are invitation-only events. The attendance is limited and will be confirmed.