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Carlsen Center Startup Board Development Series
March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Carlsen Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is excited to bring to you the Startup Board Development Series which will enable you as a founder to unlock the hidden power of startup and advisory boards. This two-part series will be led by Kim Box, Independent Board Director and Advisor as well as Carlsen Center Advisory Board Member.
In this workshop series, we will cover two core components of boards at various startup stages and board mechanics. The aim is for you to walk away with a greater understanding of how to build, work with, and leverage a board at all stages of your entrepreneurial journey.
Workshop 1 – Board Overview (March 6th)
The overview will take into consideration different stages of the company:
- Series A+
- Acquisition or IPO
Explore the role of a board or advisory board
Support you in identifying who should be on your board
The blocking and tackling of setting up a board
Workshop 2 – Board Mechanics (March 20th)
The focus will be on all aspects of running the board:
- Calendar – cadence of board meetings
- Who attends beyond the board members
- Board Packet
How to effectively communicate and engage a board
An effective strategy for structuring your board or advisory board
Workshop 3 – Panel with Board Members and Founders (April 3rd)
The panel will be announced at a later date. We will bring in a panel of board members and founders to share their real-world experience in building and serving on advisory and startup boards.