President’s Notes, May 2020
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
May 28th, 12-2pm
TiE DC Business Series Event: Startup Mentoring
Come hear about strategies from seasoned & successful Mentors who are serial entrepreneurs, thought leaders, angels, and VC’s on how to navigate the tough time, staying afloat, sustaining, and (re)building business.
The session will include a 60-minute panel discussion and Q&A with the panelists (open to all participants) followed by 15-30 mins of one-on-one mentoring sessions for preregistered and selected* / early-stage companies.
Learn about ticket options, signing up to be a mentee and mentor at Startup Mentor Event
RECENT EVENTS RECAP
TIE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS (TYE) PROGRAM UPDATE
2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS – WELCOME TO NEW MEMBERS
It is my pleasure to welcome Frank Bonsal III and Mark Emery to the TiE-DC 2020 Board of Directors as two of our President appointed Board of Directors positions. We are excited to have them and look forward to working with them. These members will serve for a one-year period from January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020.
Frank Bonsal III
Frank is a pioneer in the fields of education innovation, technology, and investment. With decades of experience as an educator, venture capitalist, and startup ecosystem leader, Bonsal has demonstrated sustained empathy for the education end user. He mentors or advises several education and entrepreneurship organizations and is a frequent panelist and speaker. His direct investment experience includes 30 education companies, with over half-realized and tens of millions positively impacted. His board experience includes ten edtech companies and seven education nonprofits.
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
- Women Who Inspire – September 2020
- 3rd Annual GovCon – October-November 2020
- Annual TiE DC Gala – December 2020