fnMentoring functions accelerate your startup and expand your high-tech network through mentoring sessions with founders and featured guest experts. Functions are free to members but require your RSVP. If you are not a member you can apply here. Next week’s featured topic & guest will be:
Topic Desciption: Networking strategy and planning for founders
Name: Patrick Ewers
Bio: Patrick is the Founder of Mindmavin LLC, a company focused teaching how to generate more opportunities out of your professional network. It’s a common knowledge that the best opportunities come to them in form of referrals from people that know them. Staying Top-of-Mind with relevant contacts is the primary driver to generating referrals and also a choice.
Prior to founding Mindmavin, Patrick worked as an expert in Demand Generation and sales process optimization; he has helped numerous companies build relationships with their target market and improved the way they sell. Patrick was also an early team member at LinkedIn, where he was responsible for launching and building LinkedIn’s affinity-based networking solution called “LinkedIn for Groups.”
His core passion is bringing people together; distributing knowledge among them and helping them live a more fulfilled life through meaningful relationships. Patrick holds a graduate business degree from the University of Regensburg, Germany, where he graduated in the top 5% of his class.
Company: Mindmavin, founded in 1999, is a San Francisco based company that helps professionals achieve a high degree of network relationship skills, through best practices and tools.
Mindmavin business is about the state of mind. It’s about achieving a state of mind that is the prerequisite for happiness. Some do it through a rigorous meditation practice and even dedicate their lives to it.
Mindmavin focuses on helping professional service providers get more opportunities by increasing the overall mindshare in their network. They accomplish this by changing the typical ad-hoc nature of your networking efforts to a structured, programmed approach based on best practices originating from the cutting-edge marketing field of Demand Generation.
fnMentoring is on Wednesday, February 13th 2013, beginning at 10:30 am. RSVP to participate in this event.
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