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Wednesday, September 26 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Strategic Partnerships: A Growth Engine For Your Startup (Presented by DC Startup Week)

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The topic is hot. Corporates and start-ups are looking to team up in their constant chase for innovation. However, these partnerships aren’t without their pitfalls. Letting each party maintain its own identity and independent priorities is tough, and keeping two very different - and demanding - partners happy in a long-term union takes being relationship savvy. What may initially seem like an odd combination, is often a complementary alliance waiting to happen.

Turns out, much of what we know about healthy romantic relationships can be adapted to apply to these sorts of business partnerships, too. During this session, the presenter will leverage of his experience overseeing many such partnerships from both a startup and corporate perspective; answering the five must ask questions for startups looking for a corporate mate.

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Andrew Lendnal

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Financial Wellness

Wednesday September 26, 2018 2:15pm - 3:00pm EDT
National Building Museum 401 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001